| 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....
| 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, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Joan Collins, the 80-year-old "Dynasty" star, reportedly asked to be removed from Shirley Jones' tell-all autobiography in a scene involving the offer of an orgy.
Jones recently published "Shirley Jones: A Memoir." In the book, the "Partridge Family"...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Thanks to her new autobiography, the world now knows that 79-year-old Shirley Jones likes to strip and shake her breasts for her husband. What may have gotten lost in all the hubbub is the former Broadway star's fine TV career.
Jones just dropped a...
| 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......
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:40 AM
David Cassidy, onetime teen dream and "The Partridge Family" star, was arrested Wednesday morning just after midnight in upstate New York on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Cassidy, 63, was initially pulled over for driving with his high beams...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2011
Charles Laufer, who built a publishing career with youth-oriented fan magazines such as Tiger Beat, has died. He was 87.
Laufer died April 5 of natural causes at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, said his daughter, Teena Naumann.
A journalism graduate...