December 28, 2013 |
In the winter of 1933, in a thatched cottage in Sussex, England, a complicated woman named Pamela "P.L. " Travers began to write "Mary Poppins," the first in a series of novels that would inspire the beloved 1964 Walt Disney movie and supply generations of children with a magical fantasy nanny. The reality of Travers' own turbulent childhood - and her reluctance as an adult to relinquish control over her characters to Walt Disney - are the subject of the movie "Saving Mr. Banks," which has just gone into wide release.
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 24, 2010
The Early Show Regis Philbin. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Chris Rock; Maria Bello. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA 5 Morning News at 7 Nikki Blonsky; Missy Peregrym and Gregory Smith. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Books for kids. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Guest co-host Kristin Chenoweth; Adam Sandler; Cyndi Lauper performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Chris Rock; author Larry Seidlin. (N) 10 a.m. KABC Bonnie Hunt Tim Roth; Kevin McKidd.
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.
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.