| Jul 11, 2011
Sam Denoff, an Emmy-winning writer on the classic sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show" who helped create the Marlo Thomas comedy "That Girl," has died. He was 83.
Denoff, who had Alzheimer's disease, died Friday at his home in Brentwood, said his son,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
An appreciation of Sherwood Schwartz, the man behind "The Brady Bunch" and "Gilligan's Island."...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Community theater needs more visionaries like Michael Dale Brown, a director at the Costa Mesa Playhouse who's constantly searching for new and unusual plays with which to entertain his audiences. And if he can't find one, he'll write one ("Earthlings,...
| May 15, 2009
Frank Aletter, a veteran character actor who starred in the 1960s situation comedies "Bringing Up Buddy" and "It's About Time," has died. He was 83.
Aletter, who was once married to actress and former Miss America Lee Meriwether, died of cancer Wednesday...
| Feb 6, 2007
The latest album in RCA's endless Elvis Presley's CD reissue series may have "essential" in the title, but don't believe it. RCA has called nearly a dozen earlier albums or boxed sets "essential," and few have lived up to the claim.
However, there is one...
| May 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
May 9, 1980: Timesâ Pulitzer winner Howard Rosenberg, in top form, interviews Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Caesar talks about Mel Brooks â¦ and âSaturday Night Live.â Sneak preview of âThe Long Ridersâ â¦ I didnât realize Ry Cooder did the...