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January 22, 1993 | ROBIN RAUZI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A week after last spring's riots, Joe Fox was sitting in a coffee shop in Silver Lake when he overheard a conversation from a nearby table. "I personally find jewelry to be such a power play," the man said, unaware Fox was listening. "It just seemed so incredibly bizarre that a week after 'ground zero' that people were talking about jewelry, " Fox said. "The riots didn't happen that far from Silver Lake."
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February 19, 2003 | Brian Lowry, Times Staff Writer
Fox's record-setting performance with Monday's "Joe Millionaire" finale has again demonstrated just how quickly prime-time fortunes can shift thanks to staged reality programs with the potential to attract explosive ratings. After a weak fourth-place finish during the most recent rating sweeps in November, Fox, buoyed by "Joe Millionaire" and "American Idol," appears destined to win the February survey within the key demographics sought by media buyers.
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February 5, 2003 | John Scheibe
A double dose of "American Idol" coupled with a top 10 finish by "Joe Millionaire" helped propel Fox to its first weekly win without the help of a big sporting event like the World Series or Super Bowl, according to figures released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research.
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February 5, 2003 | John Scheibe
A double dose of "American Idol" coupled with a top 10 finish by "Joe Millionaire" helped propel Fox to its first weekly win without the help of a big sporting event like the World Series or Super Bowl, according to figures released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 19, 2003 | Brian Lowry, Times Staff Writer
Fox's record-setting performance with Monday's "Joe Millionaire" finale has again demonstrated just how quickly prime-time fortunes can shift thanks to staged reality programs with the potential to attract explosive ratings. After a weak fourth-place finish during the most recent rating sweeps in November, Fox, buoyed by "Joe Millionaire" and "American Idol," appears destined to win the February survey within the key demographics sought by media buyers.
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January 8, 2003 | Brian Lowry, Times Staff Writer
"Joe Millionaire," Fox's latest twist on a staged reality program, exploded out of the starting gate, with an estimated 18.6 million people tuning in Monday -- the biggest audience for the premiere of an unscripted show and Fox's highest rating in that time period in more than eight years.
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August 16, 1998 | Kristine McKenna, Kristine McKenna is a frequent contributor to Calendar
Anyone who sees "Grey Gardens" isn't likely to forget it. The 1976 documentary, directed by Albert and David Maysles, takes us into the strange world of aging debutante Little Edie Beale, who lives with her mother, Big Edie, in a squalid 28-room mansion, the Grey Gardens of the title, in East Hampton, N.Y.
NEWS
January 9, 2003
Cutbacks: Facing a decline in revenue from its investment portfolio, the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh has eliminated its film and video section and laid off 17 full-time workers, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Extra "Joe": Fox will repeat the first two episodes of "Joe Millionaire" on Jan. 16, promising to include scenes omitted from the initial airings. The unscripted series regularly airs Mondays.
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March 4, 1993
Two Dana Junior High School band and drill team members were caught shoplifting after a Disneyland performance, and the school principal has barred the groups from the theme park for a year. "I am quite angry that the school's name is associated with this incident involving a few individuals," Principal Joe Fox said. Nine Dana girls were detained by Disney security Feb. 7, after two of them were observed shoplifting from the park's stores, Fox said.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 8, 2003 | Brian Lowry, Times Staff Writer
"Joe Millionaire," Fox's latest twist on a staged reality program, exploded out of the starting gate, with an estimated 18.6 million people tuning in Monday -- the biggest audience for the premiere of an unscripted show and Fox's highest rating in that time period in more than eight years.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 22, 1993 | ROBIN RAUZI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A week after last spring's riots, Joe Fox was sitting in a coffee shop in Silver Lake when he overheard a conversation from a nearby table. "I personally find jewelry to be such a power play," the man said, unaware Fox was listening. "It just seemed so incredibly bizarre that a week after 'ground zero' that people were talking about jewelry, " Fox said. "The riots didn't happen that far from Silver Lake."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1985 | JULIE STUTTS \f7
"Just to see the happiness in their faces and the look in their eyes is worth it," Joe Fox said with a wide smile. Fox watched from his wheelchair as a line of disabled children waited excitedly to meet Benji, canine star of TV and movies. Fox and Benji were among the visitors at Lord Braden Powell Public School for the Physically Handicapped Thursday for a special pre-Easter party co-sponsored by the California Paralyzed Veterans Assn.
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March 13, 1988 | Associated Press
A major brush fire that swept over tens of thousands of acres of West Texas prairie appeared to be under control late Saturday, officials said. Late Friday and earlier Saturday, the towns of Albany and Moran in Shackelford County and Baird in northern Callahan County were threatened, but fire-retardant chemicals dropped from three tanker aircraft helped firefighters gain the upper hand.
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