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  • A King's suspense greets Brosnan's return to TV in 'Bag of Bones'

    Before he was James Bond, he was Remington Steele … and he's also a Stephen King fan, a boon to Pierce Brosnan in his return to television. In recent years a star of such movies as "Mamma Mia!" and the Roman Polanski-directed "The Ghost Writer," the...
  • Hot Property outtakes: 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' 'Home Alone' houses

    Hot Property outtakes: 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' 'Home Alone' houses
    A couple of homes that have a place in cinematic history have been on the market lately. The Italian estate featured in the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun" is for sale at about $12.531 million U.S. Newly renovated and furnished, the gated and walled...
  • Hot Property outtakes: Kevin Costner, Ellen DeGeneres, Heath Ledger, Patty Duke slept there

    Hot Property outtakes: Kevin Costner, Ellen DeGeneres, Heath Ledger, Patty Duke slept there
    It doesn’t take much scratching beneath the surface to find a celebrity name in a home’s title history or the public record in L.A. County. Among recent listings with celebrity pedigrees are: -- An Italian-style villa in La Canada Flintridge...
  • William Gibson dies at 94; Tony Award-winning playwright was best known for 'The Miracle Worker'

    William Gibson, 94, a Tony Award-winning playwright best known for "The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan, died Tuesday at his home in Stockbridge, Mass. The family did not disclose the cause of death....
  • Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70

    Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70
    Suzanne Pleshette, the dark-haired, smoky-voiced actress who played Bob Newhart's confident and sexy wife, Emily Hartley, for six years on the popular 1970s sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," has died. She was 70. The widow of comic actor Tom Poston,...
  • Social Security's new 'twins': Patty Duke

     
    by Frank James Remember the Patty Duke Show of the 1960s with the ridiculous, genetically impossible premise of two cousins who were identical twins? It was double trouble in black and white. If you do, then the Social Security......
  • Statuary Hall's newest resident -- Helen Keller

     
    Ronald Reagan, Junipero Serra and other historic American figures have been joined by a bronze of Helen Keller in the Capitol's Statuary Hall....
  • Abigail Breslin takes on Oscar-winning role in Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") will make her Broadway debut next March in the first rialto revival of 1960 best play winner "The Miracle Worker." Breslin will play Helen Keller while Tony nominee Alison Pill ("The Lieutenant of...
  • Boy Kills Mother, Wounds Stepfather in 'Dream'

     
    Dec. 8, 1959: A teenager kills his mother and wounds his stepfather during what he calls a bad dream. Edna Fisher, 38, was killed and Donald Fisher, 28, was injured. Dec. 9, 1959: Edgar Lee Cox was suspended from school for ditching, so his parents made...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Khandi Alexander guest stars on 'Better Off Ted'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies MOTHER: Lem's (Malcolm Barrett, center) visiting mother (Khandi Alexander) begins an affair with Bhamba (Maz Jobrani) on 'Better Off......
  • In this ‘Miracle Worker’ on Broadway, the breakthrough only goes halfway

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "The Miracle Worker" Abigail Breslin, left, plays Helen Keller and Alison Pill plays Annie Sullivan in the Broadway revival of William Gibson's "The Miracle Worker." NEW YORK — If Annie Sullivan, the heroine of William Gibson’s “...
  • Abigail Breslin makes her Broadway debut in revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    At 13, Abigail Breslin has already appeared in an intriguing mix of movies. She received an Oscar nomination as the precocious beauty pageant hopeful in "Little Miss Sunshine" and has been seen in films as varied as "Signs," "Kit Kittredge:......