| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:23 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named in 1640 after the town in England.
ORIGINS: The area was settled by people from Watertown, Mass., in 1640, as part of New Haven Colony. The Dutch claimed it in 1642, and the settlement remained part of New Netherland Colony...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Fairy tales get sent up again in this less-than-inspired animated sequel, sending Red (voice of Hayden Panettiere) - better known as Red Riding Hood - on a mission to rescue Hansel and Gretel (voices of Bill Hader and Amy Poehler), who have been...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:15 PM
BEDFORD, New York (Reuters) - Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who died in an apparent suicide earlier this week, was recalled Saturday as an "angel" who was ultimately overwhelmed by a lengthy fight with depression.
| May 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
This chapter in the saga of tough and enigmatic attorney Patty Hewes (Glenn Close), her colleagues and her nemeses will be new to many viewers, since it originally was shown on DirecTV instead of its original home, FX.
The case involves a death that...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When "Damages"premiered on FX five years ago, it blew everyone's minds for a glistening stack of reasons. The star power (Glenn Close! Ted Danson!), the writing, the crazy two-stepping flashback story line, the hypnotic Evil Queen brutality of Close's...
| Jun 25, 2012
You may or may not know that “People Like Us” star Chris Pine auditioned for “Avatar.” It did not go well.
“Sometimes you can leave your car in Burbank, Los Angeles, and walk into a conference room and your back is...
| Nov 18, 2011
Don't gaze too deeply into Terri White's bright dark eyes. Take it from me, I've looked, and I still can't turn away.
If the eyes are the windows of the soul, you know at first glance that Terri has been burnished deeply by outrageous fortune....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Mark Seagraves sat down with Willie Waffle to find out what he is predicting to be Oscar-worthy from the new Christmas movie releases.
Waffle compares the two current George Clooney films, 'Ides of March' and 'The Descendants.' His verdict: 'Ides of...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The Screen Actors Guild announced its nominees for the 18th annual SAG Awards this morning, and to say there were some surprises would be an understatement.
I was happy to see Patrick J. Adams from USA’s “Suits” earn a berth in the best...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:56 AM
The Oscar race isn't getting any easier to predict.
This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their nominees for the best in film and television in 2011. And while this small group of media generally has little influence over the Oscars, it's...
| Dec 15, 2011
Allow me to begin my take on this morning's Golden Globe nominations with a sigh of relief: the extremely shallow, incredibly exploitative assumed Oscar contender "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," one of the worst movies of the year, received zero...