| Nov 4, 2011
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...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2012
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...
| Mar 9, 2011
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...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
"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...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:36 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:53 AM
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")...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:47 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2012
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,...