| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:43 AM
"The Hollow Crown" (PBS, Fridays). Here is my man Shakespeare back again, and not a moment too soon -- the best man, to steal a line from the writer himself, "either for tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical, historical-pastoral, tragical-...
| Nov 25, 2012
Using a newly developed editing machine that he dubbed the "three-headed monster," Dann Cahn pioneered multi-camera editing on sitcoms in the 1950s while helping to craft a classic, "I Love Lucy."
"Lucy" broke ground in television by employing three...
| Nov 9, 2012
Frank Peppiatt, the co-creator of "Hee Haw," a landmark variety show mixing country music with "corny" humor that became one of TV's most unlikely and longest-running hits, has died. He was 85.
Peppiatt died Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., of...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The singing vegetarian wanted nothing to do with the backwoods ducks.
When Morrissey was scheduled to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show last month along with the cast of A&E's "Duck Dynasty," the '80s cult rocker issued an ultimatum: Boot the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Theatre at the Center, the Equity company, in Munster, Ind., said Thursday it will stage the world premiere of a new musical based on the TV show "The Beverly Hillbillies."
Part of the 2014 season, "The Beverly Hillbillies: The Musical" (adapted from...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:37 PM
A man's body was found in a riverbed in Pico Rivera on Thursday morning, but it was not immediately clear how he died or whether foul play was involved.
A passerby found the body about 9:50 a.m. near the San Gabriel River pathway, about 75 yards south...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Days after Eric Hough adopted a pit bull, he took him to Yosemite, unhooked his leash and walked about 50 yards away. Then he turned toward his pet and asked him a question: did he want to go off on his own or stay with him?
“He just got a huge...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"Whodunnit?" is not your granddad's game of "Clue," nor is it a fusty version of an Agatha Christie novel.
"CSI" creator Anthony E. Zuiker, for his first foray into unscripted TV, has come up with a show he's dubbed a "cinematic murder mystery of...
| Jul 24, 2013
The annual Downtown Burbank Car Classic is ready to shift into high gear on Saturday with this year's event featuring a Red Carpet Expo with celebrity cars from the Petersen Museum and Warner Bros.
The event will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. and cars will...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 10:45 AM
In 1943, George Barris was a high school senior in northern California, still years away from designing custom cars like his original Batmobile for the 1960s Batman television series.
As Barris approached graduation, his San Juan High School principal...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Yes, yes, yes, even in this pause before the onslaught of the fall, there is plenty of scripted TV not in repeats and certainly, you should all still be watching the Three Bs--"Broadchurch," "Borgen" and "Breaking Bad." But everyone needs a change of...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:26 AM
"It wasn’t a very sophisticated operation, but they were producing, distributing, and selling illegal moonshine in the area,” said Sheriff Grady Judd, according to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Nonetheless, Granny from...