| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of television icon Lucille Ball. Expect commemorative ceremonies and viewing marathons over the weekend, but Orlando residents and theme parkers can celebrate Lucy year round at the Universal Studios...
| Mar 3, 2012
"Q'Viva! The Chosen," which premieres Saturday on Fox, is certainly not the only reality show that seeks to mint new stars from undiscovered musical, dancing and singing talent — even on its own network.
But the program does stand alone in...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:56 AM
The most influential show in the history of television never finished a season among the 20 most popular programs in the Nielsen ratings.
In its most popular season, "Hill Street Blues," which ran from 1981 to 1987, came in 21st place. And yet, according...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Which Is Worse For pregnancy, Snuff Or Cigarettes?
Babies born to snuff-using mothers were more likely to have breathing problems than those whose mothers smoked while pregnant, according to a Swedish study.
Snuff -- ground tobacco that is high in...
| Sep 8, 2011
Rocco Frank, the Milford Independent Party's mayoral candidate, admits he approached both the Republican and Democratic candidates with the same offer: He would drop out of the race and endorse whichever one promised him a paid municipal job if elected....
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Are you ready for some football?
The first full weekend of NFL games kicks off Sunday, but this won't by any normal opening weekend.
Something critical is missing — real NFL officials. The league and its officials have been deadlocked...
| Sep 14, 2012
Remember when Reva Shayne of "Guiding Light" stripped in the downtown fountain and announced, "I baptize myself the slut of Springfield, scarlet woman, common tramp?" Or when Tad Martin on "All My Children" proclaimed to his wacky mother Opal, "I am...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Alan Ayckbourn often has been termed the British Neil Simon due to his prodigious output of plays in a quirky comical vein. South Coast Repertory has yet to mount a Simon show, but has produced myriad Ayckbourn offerings and is quite familiar with the...
| Sep 20, 2012
The mother of all TV sitcoms, "I Love Lucy" went on the air back in 1951 has pretty much never been off ever since.
Wednesday night in Chicago, a new show opened that attempts to recreate what it might have been like to be in the audience at a filming of...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:27 AM
For a confederation of supposed liberals, public radio can be awfully conservative.
Ask someone to name a public radio show, any public radio show, and the chances are the answer will have been around during the Reagan administration: "A Prairie Home...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:21 AM
The comedy "Better Than Damn Good" has been gestating for some time.
"I actually wrote the play several years ago," says director-turned-playwright Stuart Meltzer from his home in Davie. "It was six years ago, I think. I was going through the beginning...
| Jun 1, 2008
In this remote volcanic valley near Mt. Shasta, 42 telescope dishes have sprouted amid the soaring ponderosa pines, listening for a voice from space.
Every few seconds the 20-foot-wide dishes, scattered over dozens of acres, pirouette in perfect...