| Mar 20, 2008
AFTER the insane fame and wealth of "Friends," David Schwimmer is back to what he considers to be his essence -- trying to make it as a working actor-writer-director, albeit one who never again has to worry about making it.
It's a nice life, if also an...
| Mar 28, 2008
The idea of David Schwimmer - still best-known as geeky Ross on "Friends" - directing his first feature might be enough to send some people scattering in the other direction. But Schwimmer, who has directed episodic TV, shows off a winning competency with...
| May 8, 2009
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After a 12 year reign as number one, "Emily" is no longer the most popular girl's name in the United States.
Emma is the new top name among baby girls.
Jacob remained king among the boys in 2008, his 10th straight year at the top, the Social Security...
| Jan 27, 2009
NBC will probe into the family trees of celebrities with a new docu-series called "Who Do You Think You Are?" -- and one of its producers will be one of the show's first subjects.
"Who Do You Think You Are?" is scheduled to premiere at 8 p.m. ET Monday,...
| Apr 13, 2008
I know we're all supposed to be watching this season of "Dancing With the Stars" to see whether professional athletics or Broadway provides a better foundation for dance. But I'm pretty sure most of us are far too preoccupied with figuring out whether...
| Jun 19, 2008
Showtime has given a pilot commitment to "The End of Steve," a dark comedy starring Matthew Perry.
According to the industry trade papers, Perry will be co-writing and executive producing the pilot with Peter Tolan, whose credits include "Rescue Me"...
| Feb 1, 2008
Are fans of "High School Musical" and Ziggy Stardust about to have an awkward meeting of the minds?
According to The Hollywood Reporter, David Bowie is in talks to play an unspecified role in the coming-of-age comedy "Will," which will star "HSM" leading...
| Dec 13, 2009
Even in death, Lukas Hopper found a way to make people laugh.
The charismatic 20-year-old paratrooper died Oct. 30 when an armored vehicle he was riding in rolled over on a road southeast of Baghdad.
Along with the news about his death, Hopper's...
| Jun 24, 2009
Kevin Pollak's live online talk show is supposed to run for two hours, but tonight it's going long again -- way long. That doesn't bother Pollak: He wants his guest to keep talking.
Between sips of beer, former "Saturday Night Live" star Dana Carvey...
| Jul 15, 2009
Acting couple Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone have sold their home in the Los Feliz Oaks neighborhood for $2,495,000.
The redone traditional has four bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms and two offices in 3,832 square feet. There are formal living and dining...
| Jul 25, 2009
NBA player and former Laker Kwame Brown has listed his super-sized house in Playa del Rey at $2,975,000.
The contemporary, with views of the ocean, city and marina area, has four bedrooms and five bathrooms in a roomy 6,329 square feet. The kitchen's...
| Nov 30, 2008
Don't be depressed by today's scary economic numbers. Sure, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is a frightening fraction of its former self. But math is proving useful in another way. Last month, Google offered a feature to its gmail customers to prevent e-...