| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Ask locals, and "the keys to the culinary kingdom can be yours." That’s the best strategy for linking cuisine and culture when traveling, TV travel host Adam Richman said at the L.A. Times Travel Show on Sunday.
Richman, host of “Adam...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
VH1 has announced "The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop," a 4-part documentary series that will examine the history of hip hop as a cultural movement.
Project falls under the cable net's Rock Doc franchise, and will debut in February....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anthony Melchiorri, sporting an immaculate blue suit and moving at Manhattan velocity, took a seat in a dismal bedroom near the back of a dreary little Hollywood hotel. Just behind him, the plastic heater/air-conditioning unit, ancient and partly melted,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3.
Monday, Oct. 28
Seduced and Abandoned
8 p.m. Monday, HBO
This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Scripps Networks Interactive, parent company of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other lifestyle cablers, posted a solid profit gain for the third quarter but also saw expenses rise 13% thanks to increased investments in programming and digital...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Travel Channel continues to bulk up its original programming roster, greenlighting five new series, including one from "Man v. Food's" Adam Richman.
"Whether they are fixing failing resorts, exploring legendary tales within the walls of hotels and...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Hampton gets the TV food spotlight on Monday, Nov. 18, when L. D. Amory & Sons seafood packing house and the Conch and Bucket restaurant are featured on Andrew Zimmern’s “Bizarre Foods America.” The show airs at 9 p.m. on The Travel...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Nedal Ahmad has no culinary training. His only restaurant experience prior to opening his own place was a short-lived partnership in a fried fish and chicken store.
But at age 29, Ahmad is gathering accolades for his burgers, fries and hot dogs. His...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:31 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Chicago Bears pull into town a week from Monday, which means a lot of Bears fans will be heading here as well. And because it takes more than three hours to drive here from Chicago (possibly much longer; Interstate Highway 94...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DirecTV is expanding its Internet video service to let subscribers watch more than 30 live TV channels outside the home -- including HBO, Showtime, Starz and Food Network -- and will deliver 100 live TV in-home streaming channels.
The satcaster also will...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mike Darnell, former head of Fox's alternative department, has set up his first major reality project since ankling Fox in May: an untitled haunted house show at ABC, with Jason Blum attached as exec producer.
Variety has confirmed that the project...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sci fi and fantasy TV get their due in November with the premieres of Fox's robot-action thriller "Almost Human," the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special, "The Day of the Doctor," and BBC America's mythology series "Atlantis." Two sitcoms, Fox's...