| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Jay Leno had to know the head honchos at NBC were gunning for him when he told the following joke last Monday night: "You know the whole legend of St. Patrick, right?" he asked the audience in his opening monologue. "St. Patrick drove all the snakes out...
| Apr 10, 2005
Oh, don't you remember, a long time ago
When two little babes, their names I don't know
Were stolen away one bright summer day
And lost in the woods, I've heard people say
As a mother, she would sing it to her children. As a child,...
| Sep 27, 2012
Andy Williams' signature hit song from the early 1960s was no accident of timing.
Audrey Hepburn sang it first in the 1961 film "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and it was nominated for an Oscar. But when the producers of the Academy Awards show asked...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:31 PM
James DePreist, artistic advisor to the Pasadena Symphony and Pops and one of the few African American conductors to lead major orchestras in the United States and abroad, died Friday at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 76.
The cause was...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Gordon Stoker, the lead tenor in the Jordanaires vocal group that backed Elvis Presley, died Wednesday at his home in Brentwood, Tenn., after a lengthy illness, his son, Alan, told the Associated Press. He was 88.
Stoker joined the Jordanaires in 1950,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:46 PM
TV writer, producer worked on 'The Monkees' and 'Welcome Back, Kotter'
Peter Meyerson, 81, a TV writer and producer who co-wrote the debut episodes of sitcom classics "The Monkees" and "Welcome Back, Kotter," died March 11 at Hoag...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:52 AM
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:21 PM
Natalia Kaliada has faced rejection from arts facilities, endured police raids, been arrested and lived in exile for more than two years.
All of that for one cause: a relentless commitment to free thought and expression.
As the founding co-artistic...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:44 AM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:05 a.m. Hey y'all! Mike McConnell finds out why a southern accent makes you sound uneducated.
12 - 3 p.m. John Williams
1:05 p.m. John Williams will tell you how...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:14 PM
NBC ramped up its fight to gain a younger late-night audience by confirming Wednesday that Jimmy Fallon will take over as host of "The Tonight Show" in 2014.
Ending weeks of gossip, NBC made the announcement that current host Jay Leno would end his...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Mid-20th century Los Angeles country music performers were such a wildly colorful community that they made their competitors in Nashville seem more like undertakers than entertainers.
One of the most dazzling acts were the Collins Kids, who will make...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Andy Rooney is my TV roll model, and he will be for the rest of my life. He joins the list of my other late, great roll models: Dr. Seuss, Sparky Schulz, Bill Mauldin, Doug Marlette, Jeff MacNelly, Tibor Gergely, H.A. Rey, Norman Rockwell, John Steinbeck,...