July 12, 1999 |
Perennial television game show host Bob Eubanks has been on the air pretty consistently since the mid-'60s. But it's not from "Card Sharks" or "Trivia Trap" or even "Family Secrets" that most viewers know his name. It is, of course, "The Newlywed Game" that's made him a television icon. And why not?
September 9, 1985 |
Game shows are again the sizzling ticket among syndicated TV series this fall. They're so hot that the Sunday edition of The Times regularly carries a page of classified ads soliciting game show contestants. "Love Connection" offers "a chance for a little hot summer romance," for example, while "Tic Tac Dough" advertises "unlimited" bucks and "Headline Chasers" headlines "huge winnings." "Headline Chasers?" Yes, a new game show (weekdays at 2:30 p.m. on KHJ-TV Channel 9, beginning Sept.
August 29, 2005 |
KCAL and KTTV Fox 11 led the pack Saturday night at the 57th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. Each station won nine statuettes at the ceremony presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood. KCAL's sister station, KCBS, won two top awards, including best daytime newscast for "CBS2 News" at 6 a.m. and best daily newscast under 35 minutes for "CBS2 News" at 11 p.m.
January 2, 2009 |
A lovely teenager named Courtney Chou Lee wore the crown and rode down Colorado Boulevard. But for many people who watched at home Thursday, the real queen of the 120th Rose Parade was the 65-year-old with the brilliant red hair and the relentless smile who described the pageant from high above the parade route.
November 14, 1985
CBS will bring back a new version of the game show "Card Sharks" to replace its low-rated "Body Language" in January. "The New Card Sharks," hosted by Bob Eubanks, will premier Jan. 6, the network said "Body Language" will continue in CBS' daytime lineup until Jan. 3.
January 17, 1993
Hats off to KTLA for once again providing very entertaining and knowledgeable information about what is going on on the floats during the Rose Parade. Stephanie Edwards and Bob Eubanks are to be commended for having the intelligence, the humor and the great attitude that make it all so enjoyable to watch. Toni Jacobson, Monterey Park
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January 1, 2014 |
The first same-sex wedding in the history of the Tournament of Roses Parade went off without a hitch -- except for the planned one -- despite threats of protests and days of opposition on social media. "Congratulations and our best wishes to Aubrey and Danny on their wedding day!" KTLA-TV Channel 5 news anchor Micah Ohlman said as the wedding-cake-shaped float passed by the viewing stands. Spectators clapped their hands as grooms Danny Leclair, 45, and Aubrey Loots, 42, faced each other and recited their vows before the Rev. Alfreda "Freda" Lanoix on the float sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.