| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
He played to more than 50,000 fans twice in one weekend -- in the same building! He sold out Madison Square Garden in a day. There was such madness for his concerts in Australia that some wanted him deported. Girls screamed with every smile. Fans trampled...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
He may have been responsible for "The Flying Nun" and "The Partridge Family," but theater people will let those TV projects pass. Bernard Slade also gave us "Same Time, Next Year," "Romantic Comedy" and "Tribute," among many other finely crafted comedies....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
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| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK — "Fun Home," the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's extraordinary graphic memoir, gets off to a choppy start, takes unnecessary musical detours and is staged in a rough-hewn style that sometimes seems more accidental than intentional....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"OH, Blanche. You know we got rats in the cellar?"
That was one-time child star Baby Jane Hudson, played by Bette Davis, tormenting her wheelchair-bound sister, the well-groomed movie queen, Blanche, played by Joan Crawford, whose career was cut short by...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:46 PM
TV writer, producer worked on 'The Monkees' and 'Welcome Back, Kotter'
Peter Meyerson, 81, a TV writer and producer who co-wrote the debut episodes of sitcom classics "The Monkees" and "Welcome Back, Kotter," died March 11 at Hoag...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week. 1. FUN. Fun.’s breakthrough No. 1 hit “We Are Young (Feat. Janelle Monáe)” was atop Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for four consecutive weeks (it’s still No. 11 after 31 weeks) and is the......
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Woman chomps down on former child star's cheek during a meet-and-greet Friday (Sept. 29) at a Washington casino....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:26 PM
A member of a hit 1960s pop-music family will head a nine-act benefit concert for the victims of Hurricane Sandy at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, the venue just announced. Susan Cowsill, who was the youngest......
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Stand-up comedian Judy Gold stars in her second one-woman show, "The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom," which opens Wednesday at the Geffen Playhouse.
In your show, you talk about pitching a sitcom or a reality show based on your life.
No, it's always a...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Neil Simon may be more prolific, and certainly much wealthier, but for crisp, thoughtful prose that sticks to the ribs as well as the funnybone, you really can't beat Bernard Slade.
A successful television writer ("The Flying Nun," "The Partridge...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Danny Bonaduce has faced his share of troubles. But on Friday night, trouble really latched on.
According to the former TV star and current KZOK DJ, a crazed fan bit him during a fan meet-and-greet Friday night at a Washington casino, causing a large...