November 22, 2009
Sharing the wealth The Clothes Off Our Back Foundation was established by actors Jane Kaczmarek and Bradley Whitford to benefit a variety of children's charities, such as Feeding America, Malaria No More and the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. The foundation's auctions showcase today's hottest celebrity goodies, putting clothes, accessories and memorabilia from red carpet events, photo shoots, stage performances, television and films up for bid to the public.
May 28, 2013 |
The indie film festival Dances With Films is celebrating its sweet 16th anniversary this year. The festival, which annually attracts some 8,000 attendees, will feature nearly 100 films from around the world including 60 world premieres, as well as industry conversations and panels over an 11-day period. It begins Thursday and continues through June 9 at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood. Dances With Films opens with the world premiere of HBO Documentary Films' “Miss You Can Do It,” which shines a spotlight on Abbey Curran, Miss Iowa 2008, who was the first woman with a disability to compete at the Miss USA Pageant.
July 23, 2001 |
"The Sopranos" and "The West Wing" tied for top honors as outstanding drama in awards handed out by television critics Saturday evening, while the HBO Mafia series was named program of the year. The Television Critics Assn.
April 22, 1993 |
Two new action-adventure series, a new comedy and a newsmagazine highlight NBC's summer schedule, the network said Wednesday. One of the action-adventure series, "South Beach," is set in the glamorous South Beach section of Miami and stars Yancy Butler as a beautiful con artist who reluctantly accepts the task of working as an undercover government operative. The show will have a two-hour preview June 6 at 9 p.m. before settling into its regular 9 p.m.
May 19, 2010
SERIES Delta Divers: This new documentary series follows commercial divers plying their trade in the Gulf of Mexico (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic). The Good Guys: Fox offers a sneak peek at the pilot episode of this buddy-cop show starring Bradley Whitford and Colin Hanks (8 p.m. Fox). Secrets of the Dead: The bloody, brutal Battle of Stalingrad during WWII is revisited in this new episode (8 p.m. KCET). The Middle: Octogenarian "It Girl" Betty White guest stars on the sitcom's season finale (8:30 p.m. ABC)
June 14, 2010
The Early Show Jonah Hill. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Hanson performs; Pat Benatar; Robert Pattinson; AnnaLynne McCord; Mel B. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA 5 Morning News Chelsea Staub; Tilda Swinton. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Betty White; Soweto Gospel Choir performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Sofía Vergara; Henry Winkler; Sarah McLachlan performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Betty White. (N) 10 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Kim and Khloe Kardashian.
September 19, 2003 |
They'll pose in them, hug in them and probably sweat in them too. But the high-glam gowns and designer tuxes worn by more than 30 actors to Sunday's Emmy Awards show will be dry cleaned before the highest bidders claim them in an auction for charity that begins after the telecast. That's when viewers can log onto www.clothesoffourback.org and eBay.
September 27, 2002 |
They sweated in them for almost two hours, but the actors wearing the designer gowns and tuxedos on the sweltering red carpet at Sunday's Emmy Awards have had their duds dry-cleaned. And now Jane Kaczmarek's black lace creation by Heidi Kaczenski, Wendie Malick's champagne-colored cocktail dress by Estevan Ramos and Allison Janney's red number by Erik Gaskins are on the block at www.Ubid .com to raise funds for UNICEF, Cure Autism Now, the Union of Concerned Scientists and Heifer International.