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  • Classic Hollywood: William Link on 'Columbo'

    Classic Hollywood: William Link on 'Columbo'
    Considering he's one of the most iconic of TV characters, the brilliant, rumpled bed of a detective Lt. Columbo had quite an inauspicious start. William Link and his late writing and producing partner Richard Levinson first introduced Columbo in a...
  • 'Hidden Talent: The Emergence of Hollywood Agents' by Tom Kemper

    'Hidden Talent: The Emergence of Hollywood Agents' by Tom Kemper
    Hollywood agents, that most despised of human specimens, of which I was one, are as indispensable as the rabies vaccine, which kills as easily as it cures. Although in one form or another agents, as the middlemen brokers of human talent, have existed...
  • 'Me Cheeta: My Life in Hollywood' by Cheeta the Chimp

    'Me Cheeta: My Life in Hollywood' by Cheeta the Chimp
    Rin Tin Tin and I are into what we call "extreme romping." Once a week, we head for the back country, where we leap crags and ford rivers -- just like in the movies, except there are no bad guys. Last week, before beginning our trip home, he mentioned...
  • Jennifer Jones dies at 90; Oscar-winning actress

    Jennifer Jones dies at 90; Oscar-winning actress
    Jennifer Jones, the actress who won an Academy Award for her luminous performance in the 1943 film "The Song of Bernadette" and who was married to two legendary men -- producer David O. Selznick and industrialist and art collector Norton Simon -- has...
  • Oscar Winning Actress Jennifer Jones Dies at 90

    Oscar Winning Actress Jennifer Jones Dies at 90
    MALIBU -- Oscar winning actress Jennifer Jones, who won an academy award for her portrayal of a saintly nun in "The Song of Bernadette" (1943), has died at her Malibu home. She was 90. Jones, who played opposite giants such as Gregory Peck, died of...
  • Hosts, producers urge L.A. City Council to retain public access TV

    Hosts, producers urge L.A. City Council to retain public access TV
    Skip E. Lowe was on his way back from the TV studio Wednesday when he learned that his 30-year-old public access show may not fade to black in Los Angeles after all. Across town, City Council members were struggling to keep the plug from being pulled...
  • Longtime love story a window on culture

    " Chris & Don: A Love Story" is a fascinating documentary, one much better than its rather flat and unimaginative title. What an extraordinary and unusual love story it turns out, by its end, to be, that of the long, devoted gay partnership between...
  • Friday's Highlights: Allison dreams of 'Night of the Living Dead' on 'Medium'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies VIVID: Nightmares insert Allison into scenes from the horror classic 'Night of the Living Dead' in this new episode......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Backstage at SAG noms | Oscar champ Jennifer Jones dies at 90 | TV academy tie vote

     
    • Amy Kaufman chats with the thespians who read off the names of nominees for the 16th annual SAG Awards at Thursday's 5 a.m. press conference. As Amy writes, "Inside the theater, SAG President Ken Howard welcomed the audience before introducing...
  • 75 achievements Oscar forgot

    When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...