| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Few holiday seasons have come and gone without a must-have toy causing pandemonium among shoppers. In the months leading up to Christmas, one toy always seems to grab kids' attention and become a must-have item. These could be quirky digital-voiced...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy.
Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:09 AM
SEATTLE (AP) — Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers' behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found.
The results were modest and faded over time, but may hold promise...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Writers Guild announced its 101 best-written TV series on Sunday night, and it will surprise exactly no one to learn that David Chase and "The Sopranos" topped the list, followed closely by "Seinfeld" (Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, creators) at No....
| May 29, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Edison High senior Richard Graham recently gathered his and Fountain Valley High's jazz bands for what many hope will become an annual performance.
The Edison High School Black Box Theater was the venue for the show May 23. It was the first in which the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:08 PM
"Sesame Street" is spoofing its fellow PBS show "Downton Abbey" on Feb. 4 with "Upside Downton Abbey."
As you can see in the clip above, the Dowager Countess and butler Mr. Carson are having some issues with the topsy turvy take on the British series....
| May 10, 2013
| 1:11 PM
"Sesame Street" has concluded its search for the new Latino character who will be moving on to the cozy New York address for the show's 44th season. And the lucky guy is actor Ismael Cruz Cordova, a Puerto Rican actor who's been seen previously on "The...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Bill Lawrence's "Cougar Town" will return with new episodes in 2014, and it will be joined by his new comedy, "Ground Floor," co-created with "2 Broke Girls" writer Greg Malins.
The series, which is expected to premiere its 10-episode first season in...
| May 11, 2013
| 11:14 AM
In “Red Azalea,” her best-selling 1994 memoir, Anchee Min told the compelling story of her childhood and early adulthood in China during the Cultural Revolution. The daughter of former teachers who were reassigned to jobs as manual laborers in...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:44 AM
One of the best things about becoming a mother is getting to talk parenthood with other mothers. At the playground, at the zoo, over wine. I've always felt incredibly lucky to be surrounded by such a wonderful (and fun) group of mothers. My own mother and...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Kevin Clash resigned from his high-profile puppeteering gig on "Sesame Street" in November 2012 amid allegations of having sexual relations with multiple underage boys. But despite the scandal, Clash's work as the man behind Elmo helped get him four...