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WatchdogThe other day I did the last of my annoying "My Boys" posts for the year - in which I discuss the appearances by two current Cubs and mention past athlete cameos on shows about fictional sportswriters, such as Deacon......
24 FramesThe American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
Show TrackerIn Sunday's Calendar I write about the great, undersung early-'60s sitcom "Car 54, Where Are You?," whose first season has just been released, by Shanachie Entertainment, for the first time on DVD. Set and filmed in the Bronx, both on......
L.A. NOWThe 1961 building in Beverly Hills that once housed the Friars Club, where Jack Benny, Gary Cooper and other Hollywood kingpins engaged in cheeky character assassinations at lavish, alcohol-soaked dinners, is being razed. Demolition of the building at...
Gold DerbyPoor Johnny Carson. Back in the 1960s and 1970s, he used to get furious with Emmy chiefs when "The Tonight Show" kept losing best variety series. Or worse: it wouldn't even get nominated. It reaped bids in 1964, 1966 and 1967, but got skunked in 1965,...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here LADY: The new special “The Last Lion of Liuwa” tracks a......
Gold DerbyIf you're in the neighborhood of the Kodak Theatre and can't get into the Oscars this weekend, try the next best thing. Drop by the Hollywood Museum one block away – it's located in the Max Factor Building at 1660 N. Highland Ave., where you can see...
100 Years Ago 'Refined' burlesque An ad in the Times: "Gayety Theatre — A Big Event in Local Theatricals — An announcement will soon be made of the coming to Baltimore of one stellar aggregation of stars, that will surprise even the...
It was an emotional, nostalgic moment at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last year when Dick Van Dyke gave Mary Tyler Moore the guild's 48th Life Achievement Award. The two veterans, who had come to TV fame playing Rob and Laura Petrie on the landmark...
Aaron Ruben, a comedy writer, producer and director whose five-decade career included producing "The Andy Griffith Show" for the first five seasons and creating the spinoff series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," has died. He was 95. Ruben, who devoted much of...
Ernest Borgnine, the beefy screen star known for blustery, often villainous roles, but who won the best-actor Oscar for playing against type as a lovesick butcher in “Marty” in 1955, died Sunday. He was 95. His longtime spokesman, Harry...
Doe Avedon Siegel Model and stage, film, TV actress Doe Avedon Siegel, 86, a model, actress and young muse for photographer Richard Avedon, died of pneumonia Sunday at Encino Hospital Medical Center, said her daughter-in-law Annette Siegel. Born...
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