| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Five things to do this week
Laughs and more
It's a night weekend of skits, songs and laughs at the Clear Spring Lions Club Minstrel and Variety Show. Clear Spring Lions Club will present its 62nd annual minstrel and variety show. The family show will...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Highland View Academy seniors are bringing the 1960s television family with a cement pond and a Granny who loves opossum stew, hunting and hootenannies to their school stage this weekend.
The school will present "Beverly Hillbillies" at 8 p.m. Saturday,...
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The line between slot machines, video games and TV has blurred even more, as machines based on “The Beverly Hillbillies” and “The Twilight Zone” have hit local casinos.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino began offering the...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:45 PM
New York hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb wants Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp. to spin off its Culver City entertainment business.
CBS Corp. might like that, too.
Loeb, whose Third Point funds own more than $1 billion in Sony stock, sent a letter...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Sony Corp. stock soared in afternoon trading after New York hedge fund Third Point proposed that the electronics and media giant make an initial public stock offering of up to 20% of its entertainment arm.
That unit, known as Sony Entertainment Inc.,...
| Jun 20, 2012
Television comedy can probably be divided into two eras: B.L. and A.L. — Before Lear and After Lear. Norman Lear's seminal 1970s sitcoms —"All in the Family" and its offspring, from"Maude" to "The Jeffersons" — used the laissez-passer of...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
GetprevAn actress on the long-running "Beverly Hillbillies" television show has reached a settlement in a lawsuit with toy giant Mattel and CBS Consumer Products Inc. over a Barbie doll modeled on her features and using her name....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 22 - 28 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 22 - 28 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"The Beverly Hillbillies" theme song featured great banjo playing by Earl Scruggs. It also nicely set up the world of "The Beverly Hillbillies." But it isn't the only TV series to tell a tale in its opening moments....
| May 23, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Larry Pennell as Dash Riprock, 1965 He’s just the Dash Riprock of the Republican Party....actor Bruce Willis on Mitt Romney Eddie Haskell I don't know about this analogy. The character of Hollywood leading man Dash Riprock appeared on 10 episodes......
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:45 PM
If RTV is familiar, that's because WRDQ had offered the channel, but dropped it in September in favor of Antenna TV, another channel presenting vintage series. WESH offers MeTV (Memorable Entertainment TV), another nostalgic channel....