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December 21, 2004
Endorsement: Now that she has parlayed being overweight into a TV series, Kirstie Alley has come up with a way to capitalize on shedding her excess pounds. With only two episodes left to shoot for "Fat Actress," a Showtime series due to premiere in March, Alley has signed to be a spokeswoman for the Jenny Craig weight loss program. Series: Dr.
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May 2, 2013 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 28 - May 4, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SERIES Fashion Star In this new episode the designers give two garments in the style of a selected decade a modern makeover. John Varvatos, Nicole Richie and Jessica Simpson mentor the contestants. 8 p.m. NBC Kitchen Nightmares A Cajun restaurant in Mississippi that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and relocated to Nashville is chef Gordon Ramsay's latest project.
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November 20, 2007 | From a Times staff writer
Dr. Drew Pinsky, the longtime co-host of "Loveline" on KROQ-FM (106.7), is expanding his act into AM. Pinsky will join the lineup at the new talk station KGIL-AM (1260) next Tuesday, hosting a weekday show in which he'll field health-related questions from listeners. Unlike "Loveline," which is geared to young people and focuses on sex-related topics, the daytime show will entertain a broader range of issues, KGIL said, such as mental health, relationships and rehabilitation.
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February 19, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
In the wake of Mindy McCready's apparent suicide on Sunday in Arkansas, Dr. Drew Pinsky of "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" was defending the show Tuesday and explaining how things can go wrong with addiction treatment. In a call-in appearance on " The View ," the famous addiction doc mentioned his last phone call with McCready and shed light on why she might have left court-ordered rehab after only a couple of days. He said she was doing well until the death of her boyfriend, David Wilson, in January.
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August 17, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Joey Kovar, the "Real World: Hollywood" cast member who went to rehab in this middle of the reality show's cycle in 2008, was reportedly found dead Friday morning at a friend's home in the Chicago area. The 29-year-old bodybuilder and aspiring actor was found with blood coming from his nose and ears and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TMZ , which first reported the news. Family members suspect drugs were involved, the website said. Kovar, who appeared on the third "Celebrity Rehab" season in 2010, discussed his feelings about cocaine in his exit interview withDr.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2003 | Carolyn Patricia Scott
When celebrities go public with addiction, celebrity advice-givers are happy to ply their corresponding trade and welcome them into the world of recovery. Dr. Drew Pinsky, relationship counselor and host of KROQ and MTV's "Loveline," pulled from his recent book "Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again" to offer this guidance to (recovering) radio commentator Rush Limbaugh: "Rush Limbaugh really represents a typical patient for me.
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October 15, 1998 | BOOTH MOORE
Dr. Drew Pinsky, hosts the syndicated radio talk show "Loveline" and its MTV version. His first book, "The Dr. Drew and Adam Book: Coping With Life and Love," is in stores this week. Home Away From Home: I have to work at balancing my professional life with my personal life. Taking time to get away is crucial because then I can't be bothered by wanting to go to the hospital or talking on the phone. We love to stay at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel for the weekend. The kids' program is great.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 19, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
In the wake of Mindy McCready's apparent suicide on Sunday in Arkansas, Dr. Drew Pinsky of "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" was defending the show Tuesday and explaining how things can go wrong with addiction treatment. In a call-in appearance on " The View ," the famous addiction doc mentioned his last phone call with McCready and shed light on why she might have left court-ordered rehab after only a couple of days. He said she was doing well until the death of her boyfriend, David Wilson, in January.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 2, 2013 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 28 - May 4, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SERIES Fashion Star In this new episode the designers give two garments in the style of a selected decade a modern makeover. John Varvatos, Nicole Richie and Jessica Simpson mentor the contestants. 8 p.m. NBC Kitchen Nightmares A Cajun restaurant in Mississippi that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and relocated to Nashville is chef Gordon Ramsay's latest project.
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January 27, 1985 | CRAIG ROSEN, Rosen is a Calendar intern from Cal State Northridge. and
"The only thing that makes me feel like I'm really pretty or have a good personality is sex," a frail voice confesses. "Afterwards, I feel proud of myself. There's gotta be something that can give me self-confidence besides sex." An anguished listener calling Ruth Westheimer? Not quite. The listener's only 15. And this entire show is aimed at teens with sex problems. About 25 callers air their problems live on "Loveline" every Sunday at midnight for three hours on KROQ-FM (106.7).
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Joey Kovar, the "Real World: Hollywood" cast member who went to rehab in this middle of the reality show's cycle in 2008, was reportedly found dead Friday morning at a friend's home in the Chicago area. The 29-year-old bodybuilder and aspiring actor was found with blood coming from his nose and ears and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TMZ , which first reported the news. Family members suspect drugs were involved, the website said. Kovar, who appeared on the third "Celebrity Rehab" season in 2010, discussed his feelings about cocaine in his exit interview withDr.
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March 6, 2010 | By Rong-Gong Lin II
A high-end psychiatric hospital in Pasadena where four patients died and one was raped in recent years is facing renewed scrutiny after inspectors learned of several recent escapes and near suicides. Aurora Las Encinas Hospital has been notified that it risks losing federal financial support after the latest incidents, one of which involved a woman known to be suicidal who was able to remove a battery from a TV remote-control device and swallow it. Several days after that, she broke a mirror and swallowed glass.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 20, 2007 | From a Times staff writer
Dr. Drew Pinsky, the longtime co-host of "Loveline" on KROQ-FM (106.7), is expanding his act into AM. Pinsky will join the lineup at the new talk station KGIL-AM (1260) next Tuesday, hosting a weekday show in which he'll field health-related questions from listeners. Unlike "Loveline," which is geared to young people and focuses on sex-related topics, the daytime show will entertain a broader range of issues, KGIL said, such as mental health, relationships and rehabilitation.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 21, 2004
Endorsement: Now that she has parlayed being overweight into a TV series, Kirstie Alley has come up with a way to capitalize on shedding her excess pounds. With only two episodes left to shoot for "Fat Actress," a Showtime series due to premiere in March, Alley has signed to be a spokeswoman for the Jenny Craig weight loss program. Series: Dr.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2003 | Carolyn Patricia Scott
When celebrities go public with addiction, celebrity advice-givers are happy to ply their corresponding trade and welcome them into the world of recovery. Dr. Drew Pinsky, relationship counselor and host of KROQ and MTV's "Loveline," pulled from his recent book "Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again" to offer this guidance to (recovering) radio commentator Rush Limbaugh: "Rush Limbaugh really represents a typical patient for me.
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April 19, 1999 | SHARI ROAN, TIMES HEALTH WRITER
The caller is 18-year-old Jasmine, who is having sex with a former boyfriend who is now "just a friend." "I'm just sort of confused about it," she says. "I don't know what to do." It is nearly midnight, but the phone lines are still buzzing on "Loveline," a nationally syndicated radio show that offers advice on love, relationships and sex--OK, mostly sex. As Jasmine speaks, "Loveline" co-host Dr. Drew Pinsky listens with the intent look people have when trying to hear what's not being said.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 22, 1995 | LORRAINE ALI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Date Rape" is the not-exactly subtle title for a not-exactly subtle song by Long Beach's wacky ska-punk band Sublime. * The song is from the trio's 1992 debut, "40 Oz. to Freedom," but it only recently became one of the most requested tracks on Los Angeles radio station KROQ-FM and other "modern rock" outlets across the country. The band, whose albums are on a tiny independent label, had escaped KROQ's attention until recently.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 15, 1998 | BOOTH MOORE
Dr. Drew Pinsky, hosts the syndicated radio talk show "Loveline" and its MTV version. His first book, "The Dr. Drew and Adam Book: Coping With Life and Love," is in stores this week. Home Away From Home: I have to work at balancing my professional life with my personal life. Taking time to get away is crucial because then I can't be bothered by wanting to go to the hospital or talking on the phone. We love to stay at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel for the weekend. The kids' program is great.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 22, 1995 | LORRAINE ALI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Date Rape" is the not-exactly subtle title for a not-exactly subtle song by Long Beach's wacky ska-punk band Sublime. * The song is from the trio's 1992 debut, "40 Oz. to Freedom," but it only recently became one of the most requested tracks on Los Angeles radio station KROQ-FM and other "modern rock" outlets across the country. The band, whose albums are on a tiny independent label, had escaped KROQ's attention until recently.
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