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  • PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree

    PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree
    Sid Melton Character actor in dozens of TV, film projects Sid Melton, 94, a character actor perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television shows "Green Acres" and "The Danny Thomas Show," died of pneumonia Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph...
  • Andy Griffith, folksy TV sheriff and comedian, dies at 86

    Andy Griffith, folksy TV sheriff and comedian, dies at 86
    Andy Griffith was starring on Broadway in the 1959 musical comedy "Destry Rides Again" when he told his agent that he was ready for a new challenge: He wanted his own television series. His chance came in 1960, when Sheldon Leonard, the producer of "The...
  • William Asher dies at 90; 'I Love Lucy,' 'Bewitched' director

    As the director of more than 100 episodes of the enduringly classic 1950s sitcom "I Love Lucy," William Asher considered the first episode he directed to be one of his most memorable: Lucy and Ethel working in a chocolate factory. But for Asher, who died...
  • Jean Bartel dies at 87; Miss America 1943 pushed pageant to give scholarships

    Jean Bartel dies at 87; Miss America 1943 pushed pageant to give scholarships
    Jean Bartel, a former UCLA student who became Miss America of 1943 and was credited with selling $2.5 million in war bonds, has died. She was 87. Bartel died in her sleep Sunday at her Brentwood home, said actress Lee Meriwether, the 1955 Miss America...
  • Producer’s Guild goes for ‘The King’s Speech’

     
    The PGA, who don't like it when you use the golf term “hacks” when referring to them, named “The King's Speech” their best picture of 2010. So maybe all the hoo hah over “The Social Network” last weekend and the weeks...
  • 'The Artist,' 'Bridesmaids' among Producers Guild award nominees

     
    Hollywood's complicated movie awards season didn't get any clearer Tuesday morning as the Producers Guild of America announced its 10 nominees for the Darryl F. Zanuck producer of the year award in theatrical motion pictures....
  • Bill Prady's 'Big Bang Theory'? Intelligence not always an asset

     
    "The Big Bang Theory's" Bill Prady credits the success of the show to the fact that he has often felt like an outsider, and that most people have at one point or another felt like an outsider. Bill Prady and "The Big Bang Theory" were nominated for the...
  • Producers Guild Awards: 'The Artist' takes home top honors

     
    The Producers Guild of America gave its top prize to "The Artist" Saturday night, essentially turning the black-and-white film into the movie to beat for the best picture Oscar at next month's 84th Academy Awards. The PGA and the Academy of Motion Picture...
  • 30 Rock

    30 Rock
    About 30 Rock Emmy Award-winning comedy "30 Rock" is told through the comedic voice of Golden Globe winner Tina Fey ("Liz Lemon") and features Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin ("Jack Donaghy") as a top network executive and Tracy Morgan ("Tracy Jordan")...
  • America's Got Talent

    America's Got Talent
    About America's Got Talent "America's Got Talent," NBC's top rated summer series from "American Idol" producers FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television, returns this summer with the hottest performers from across the country ready...
  • Danny Thomas' former Beverly Hills estate sells for $5.764 million

    Danny Thomas' former Beverly Hills estate sells for $5.764 million
    The former Danny Thomas estate in Beverly Hills has sold for $5.764 million. Built in 1924, the two-story traditional-style house sits on a corner lot of nearly half an acre with a swimming pool, a guest unit, a sports court, a cabana, lawns and a...
  • Soccer star Landon Donovan makes a quick score in home sale

    Soccer star Landon Donovan makes a quick score in home sale
    Galaxy superstar Landon Donovan listed his compound in Manhattan Beach for $4.295 million and in two weeks had an offer in hand. Built in 2007 and 2008, the compound is made up of two houses with a swimming pool. The main house features 11-foot ceilings,...