March 23, 2001 |
One of the eerier aspects of being a member of today's African American middle class is how R&B pop tunes stalk you no matter where you go, what you do, who you are. At least that is the impression left by such movies as "Waiting to Exhale," "The Best Man" and now "The Brothers," the latest in a burgeoning field of studio-slick romantic opuses that seem preoccupied with generating soundtrack sales to shore up an uncertain box office.
September 2, 2002 |
A little not-so-funny business is surrounding NBC's "Diet Coke With Lemon Celebrates 40 Years of Laughter: At the Improv"--and not just that title. The special, scheduled to air Tuesday at 8 p.m., is planned as a tribute to the legendary Improv comedy club, where comedians such as Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld and Billy Crystal worked early in their careers. Jay Leno, Kevin Pollack, D.L.
August 5, 1999 |
This weekend, a cult comedy series bids adieu, two VH1 series return for a new season and "Nature" takes a look at a most remarkable gorilla. A&E's "Biography" profiles Bill Bradley, Rhodes scholar, Olympic champion, professional basketball star and three-term senator from New Jersey who is running for president, tonight at 5 and 9. VH1 unveils the second season of the nostalgic "Ed Sullivan's Rock & Roll Classics," Sunday at 5 p.m.
July 1, 2010
The Early Show Camping inexpensively. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Dev Patel; Martina McBride; author Rita Cosby. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Jonah Hill; Sam Trammel. 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Carly Fiorina; D.L. Hughley; Rocco DiSpirito. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Zach Braff ("Trust"); Dev Patel ("The Last Airbender"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Helen Hunt; Yvette Nicole Brown. (N) 10 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Chefs Art Smith, Rocco DiSpirito and Rick Bayless provide summer recipes.
March 7, 2003 |
When his guests started talking over each other last week, host Bill Maher jumped in to scold them. After all, that kind of Springer-style cacophony did little for Maher's previous show, "Politically Incorrect." He warned the panel: "I could get Carrot Top here in a minute." Luckily, there seems to be little danger of that.
March 26, 2001 |
The romantic comedies "Heartbreakers" and "The Brothers" topped the box office, but Oscar contenders continued to do booming business on Academy Award weekend. "Heartbreakers," starring Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt as a mother-daughter con team, opened at No. 1 with $12.3 million. "The Brothers" premiered in second with $10.7 million, according to industry estimates Sunday. "The marketplace can always use a good date film.