| Apr 11, 2008
Kudos to Donald Trump for finding ways to make the Miss USA pageant seem almost relevant again. This year the show (airing tonight on NBC) got a buzz infusion thanks to the selection of Heather Mills as a judge, and (perhaps a little less so) because...
| Apr 15, 2008
A big, fat 'Greek' lawsuit
A lawsuit brought by Nia Vardalos regarding profits for the movie she wrote and starred in, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," was referred Monday to mediation.
Vardalos and her co-producers, Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson,...
| May 5, 2008
It's not often that box office-numbers send such a clear message to the electorate. But last week's top movies -- "Baby Mama" and "Harold and Kumar 2: Escape from Guantanamo Bay" -- make two things perfectly clear: Americans are desperate for a good...
| Jan 13, 2008
| 8:34 PM
8:32 p.m. Yes, the post-show analysis continues on TV Guide Channel. Whatever these people are being paid, they're certainly earning it. But just because they're filling airtime, doesn't mean they're filling it with anything worth talking about. So with...
| Jan 13, 2008
7:11 p.m. Duchovny, apparently unaware that he was live on the air, dropped the F-bomb on TV Guide Channel.
7:09 p.m. First celebrity interview of the night: David Duchovny on the phone from Vancouver, discussing his win for "Californication." Instead of...
| Jun 24, 2009
WESTWOOD -- Ed McMahon died early Tuesday morning at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, according his publicist Howard Bragman.
McMahon died shortly after midnight at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center surrounded by his wife, Pam, and other...
| Aug 14, 2009
| 8:16 AM
Sometimes ideas transfer from one government to the next. So you better look out. Case in point, the female Welfare & Health Minister of India is trying to control the country's booming population by promoting LESS SEX and MORE TV. I know it sounds like I...
| Sep 2, 2009
Another anchorman steps down. Another anchorwoman steps up.
ABC News has announced that Charles Gibson, anchor of the evening World News since May 2006, will leave the chair at year's end and retire from the network.
Taking his place: Diane Sawyer...
| Feb 25, 2009
No surprise here, but Snoop Dogg is not a big worrier. Tucked into a banquette at a Hollywood nightclub last week, the rapper seemed entirely at ease about the prospects of his new MTV variety show, “Dogg After Dark.”
"The people that tune in...
| Mar 9, 2009
As readers of this section probably already know, Barbara Walters and her cohorts from ABC's "The View" are coming to the Walt Disney lot to do a week's worth of shows starting today. This column spoke with Walters by phone last week and is pleased to...
| Jul 16, 2004
| 1:21 PM
After making an unabashed sales pitch for her products, an unremorseful Martha Stewart said she isn't afraid to serve five months behind bars for lying about a stock sale.
Her former broker, Peter Bacanovic, also drew a five-month sentence when he...