September 15, 2013 |
The Pac-12 continued its (Eastern) time-honored tradition of playing host to some of the most compelling football ever played after midnight in Altoona. Anybody can roll out great games on CBS in broad daylight, but the Pac-12 excels at impasses with major cable distributors and saving its highlight-reel stuff for security guards and vampires. If you thought Alabama and Texas A&M was good theater, and it was, you should have popped NoDoz and caught the end of Oregon State at Utah and then Wisconsin at Arizona State.
September 6, 2013 |
Wayne Brady, who hosts "Let's Make a Deal," has made one himself with the purchase of a condominium in Pacific Palisades for $1.75 million. The unit features French doors opening to terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows and ocean views. There are three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 2,227 square feet of interior space. Brady, 41, started hosting the new "Let's Make a Deal" in 2009 and is once again on the comedy improv show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," which started back up this year.
June 10, 2013 |
After doing more than 4,000 episodes over the last half-century of his iconic daytime game show "Let's Make a Deal," Monty Hall is finally getting an Emmy Award. "TV's Big Dealer" is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards airing Sunday on Turner Broadcasting's HLN. His wife of 65 years, Marilyn Hall, beat him to the podium nearly 30 years ago, winning an Emmy as a producer of the 1985 CBS TV movie "Do You Remember Love?" PHOTOS: Behind-the-scenes Classic Hollywood "I'm going to place the Emmy on a shelf next to my wife's Emmy and maybe one day we'll have little Emmys," Monty Hall said with a smile during a recent interview at his comfortable Beverly Hills home.
March 12, 2013 |
GSN, which used to be known as the Game Show Network, is not playing around when it comes to its new reality series, "Family Trade. " The show, which begins Tuesday, is the first of a series of projects under the umbrella of "real-life games," which is a key part in its strategy to broaden its programming and brand. Shows in the "real-life game" slate "take place in real-life settings and feature real-life risk and reward, winners and losers, joy and disappointment," network executives said in a statement.
January 1, 2013 |
DENVER - How do you not show up when you have a chance to win 18 straight games and continue to change the way folks think about you? Who is coaching this Clippers team, Lane Kiffin? The Clippers have had a number of seasons in which they didn't win 17 straight, and now they are blasé, wanting everyone to believe this is just business as usual? The other night, Chris Paul is giving a postgame interview and the team's PR staff cuts it short. The Clippers haven't had anything to sell for decades, they have never had it going as good as the last few weeks, and suddenly they're acting like big shots?
September 26, 2012 |
Imagine cruising along the freeway at 55 mph and being suddenly transported into the middle of a NASCAR race, surrounded on all sides by world-class drivers racing powerful machines at top speed. That, according to one Pac-12 Conference football official, is similar to what the NFL's replacement referees have experienced in recent weeks. “It's not that easy,” said Steve Strimling. “Not everyone can do this.” The inadequacies of the replacement referees was crystallized Monday night, when Seattle threw a game-winning up-for-grabs pass that was intercepted but ruled a catch, giving the Seahawks a controversial 14-12 win against the Green Bay Packers.