November 19, 2008 |
As George Costanza, the balding bumbler on "Seinfeld," Jason Alexander was all about bringing the funny. But in tonight's episode of "Criminal Minds," the actor is all about bringing the pain. The latest installment of the CBS procedural features Alexander in dramatic makeover mode, portraying a deranged professor who claims to have killed several women and who puts a terrified mother in peril as part of his personal vendetta against serial killer profiler David Rossi (Joe Mantegna).
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March 27, 2010 |
The showdown at a Malibu beach two years ago looked like a Frankie Avalon movie gone very wrong. A dozen paparazzi were huddled on the sand -- angling for a shot of famously bare-chested celeb Matthew McConaughey -- when suddenly they were confronted by a pack of local surfers. "Let's go!" shouted one surfer. "We'll draw a line in the beach, and we'll fight for the beach. If you guys win, you can have the beach." A fight broke out, and L.A. prosecutors charged two of the surfers with misdemeanor battery.
August 5, 2012 |
"Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles has listed his house in Brentwood at $3.495 million. The Mediterranean home, built in 1947 and recently renovated, sits on a walled site of about a third of an acre. The 2,636-square-foot main house features high ceilings, a loft library, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The two-story guesthouse has a gated entrance. Outdoor amenities include a swimming pool with spa, a kitchen, a lawn and fruit trees. Ackles, 34, has played brother Dean Winchester on the series since 2005 and has directed a few episodes.
July 10, 2002 |
The Fourth of July holiday week traditionally prompts a plunge in TV viewing levels to their annual nadir, and the latest edition was no exception, with CBS riding reruns of its Sunday and Monday lineups to ratings victory, based on viewing estimates issued Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research.
July 30, 2010
SERIES Dangerous Encounters With Brady Barr: Brady plunges into the Sea of Cortez in a bid to find a Humboldt squid — a deep-sea predator with a 7-foot tentacle span that is strong enough to pull a fisherman from his boat — and fitting it with a Crittercam in this new episode (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic). Friday Night Lights: Tensions in town run high as the Panthers-Lions game approaches, but Coach (Kyle Chandler) has bad news for Luke (Matt Lauria), and Tami (Connie Britton)
May 14, 2002 |
Having struggled fruitlessly to establish sitcoms on Sunday nights, the WB network will move its comedy lineup to Thursdays opposite NBC's sitcom block in the fall, while shifting the established dramas "Charmed" and "Angel" to Sundays.
November 15, 2007 |
While the major Hollywood studios claim that the profit outlook for Internet offerings is too sketchy to give writers a percentage, an increasing number of big-media veterans are investing in the Web. The latest example is MyBlueCollar.com, a website launched Wednesday that has dozens of professionally made humor videos headlined by stars Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and the comic known as Larry the Cable Guy, Dan Whitney. The site is funded by the comics; Will Ferrell's FunnyOrDie .
November 14, 2008 |
The American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre celebrates "New Italian Cinema" this weekend. Antonello Grimaldi's 2008 drama "Quiet Chaos," starring Roman Polanski, and Ferzan Ozpetek's 2008 tragedy "A Perfect Day" will screen tonight. On tap for Saturday are the 2008 comedy "Her Whole Life Ahead" and the deliciously titled 2007 offering, "Lessons in Chocolate." Rounding out the programming Sunday are 2008's "Talk to Me About Love" and 2007's "Blood of the Losers." www.americancinematheque.com.