| Jun 30, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Q. The NBC television network has come under fire for omitting the words “under God” from a broadcast of the Pledge of Allegiance shown before the U.S. Open golf championship. The video montage of patriotic images including the American flag...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 1:11 AM
I love going to sitcom tapings even though it can be time-consuming. It's a very fun way to see actors, writers and directors work, upclose and personal.
I try to catch at least one show per month and this month it was "The Exes," the new TV Land...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 7:00 AM
It was just before 2:30 in the afternoon of Sunday Dec. 7, 1941 when a New York radio station interrupted the broadcast of the New York Giants football game with a shocking news bulletin: The Japanese had staged a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Warner Bros.Television Group President Bruce Rosenblum said it is crucial that Nielsen come up with better ways to measure who is watching television.
"This is our bread and butter," Rosenblum said during in a session at the National Assn. of...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Actor Wayne Knight is a veteran of iconic television and major feature films, from playing the evil mailman Newman on “Seinfeld” to the gluttonous villain in Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park.” He’s also a longtime...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:00 PM
It was like stumbling into a convention of the Society of Influence Peddlers, with old friends and enemies schmoozing before the start of festivities.
There were Hall of Fame lobbyists like Richard Alatorre and Mike Roos, and future Hall-of-Famers like...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:08 PM
In the climactic scene of director Ivan Reitman's 1993 political satire “Dave,” President Mitchell (Kevin Kline) tells a joint session of Congress he lost his way, forgot his job was to make people's “lives a little better…care...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has a new district director — Jason Insalaco, a licensed attorney and real estate broker.
Insalaco grew up in Glendale and Burbank, attending St. Francis Xavier School in Burbank and Holy Redeemer School in...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:40 PM
As he continued to languish on the disabled list since the beginning of the 2012 season while trying to return from right shoulder surgery and a subsequent back ailment, the prognosis seemed to become increasingly dim for San Francisco Giants second...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:50 PM
It was right at 9 a.m. Sunday when I arrived at the quiet cul-de-sac just above Foothill Boulevard where “Meatball” or “Glen Bearian” or whatever you call a 400-pound black bear who has discovered the joy of suburban garbage was...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Don Rhymer, 51, a prolific writer for television and movies, whose credits include the animated hits "Rio" and "Surf's Up," died Wednesday of cancer at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, said longtime friend Dave Gallagher.
Born in Union, S.C.,...
| Feb 17, 2011
Veteran character actor
Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...