April 25, 2012 |
TV game show host Bob Eubanks and his wife, Deborah James, have sold their Westlake Village house for $1.982 million. The Normandy-style home, built in 2006, sits on 3.5 acres at the end of a cul-de-sac. The single-level house features wood and stone floors, custom built-in cabinetry, French doors, an office, four bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms in 4,972 square feet of living space. The grounds include a swimming pool with spa, a two-story play fort, an outdoor covered loggia, stone walkways and fountains.
May 21, 2013 |
"The Newlywed Game" is renewing its TV vows. Episodes of the veteran game show that pits newly married couples against each other are being revived on Bounce TV, which is geared toward African Americans. The series, which first premiered on ABC in 1965, has been on and off the air on various networks and in syndication since its launch. These episodes were previously produced for the Game Show Network. But founding host Bob Eubanks, the personality most identified with the show, will not be along for the ride this go-round.
November 21, 1990 |
Don't Rain on Their Parade: KLOS' wacky morning team Mark and Brian will host their second annual Day Before Thanksgiving Parade today at 7:30 a.m. at the Coliseum. It will be broadcast live on KLOS and will feature Bob Eubanks as the grand marshal, "Cheers" star Kelsey Grammar as Santa Claus and the deejays in their Mark and Brian Mobile. The 65 entries include three walking Christmas trees and collies dressed as reindeer.
August 26, 2011 |
Remember who was playing second base for the Dodgers 45 years ago Sunday? If you said John Lennon, you're close. All the Beatles played the infield that night, on a stage set up at second base, draped in blue and white, of course. Yes, Sunday is the 45th anniversary of the "bigger-than-Jesus" Beatles at Dodger Stadium, the first concert in the history of the gleaming 4-year-old ballpark. The third-place Dodgers were off playing the first-place Giants in San Francisco on the day "Nowhere Man" rang out across Chavez Ravine.
October 5, 1993
Spotlight on Home Shopping Network Inc.: In February, Liberty Media Corp. gained a controlling 71% of the vote, bought about 41.5% of the company's equity and appointed Gerry Hogan as chief executive. Says analyst John Field at Hanifen, Imhoff Inc.: "The new management is pretty well refocusing on improving both the company's product lines and overall sales. They're trying to get away from the small, under $10 items and replace them with higher-end, upscale items."
December 20, 1989 |
Eubanks Apologizes: Speaking of "Roger and Me," television personality Bob Eubanks has issued a statement of regret for an offensive joke about Jews and AIDS he tells in the documentary film. Eubanks was preparing to be filmed by director Roger Moore in Flint, Mich., where Eubanks is a native son, when he told a tasteless gag to the film's crew. Eubanks reputedly never knew the crew had the joke on tape until someone who had seen the film told him it was part of the movie.