March 20, 2011 |
The event was "A Night at Sardi's," and the honoree was Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger. The result? Event co-chairwoman Laurie Burrows Grad said the 19th annual event, founded in honor of her father, Broadway legend Abe Burrows, raised more than $1.6 million for the Alzheimer's Assn. Asked what brought him to the Beverly Hilton, producer Jerry Bruckheimer replied, "Robert Iger. " "He's the man," said Nick Jonas, who came to sing Cole Porter tunes. Guests included Kristen Bell, Scott Bakula, Taye Diggs, Ken Howard, Audra McDonald and Kevin McKidd, as well as Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar and Jim Parsons of the "Big Bang Theory.
August 13, 1999 |
This month's issue of an insistently hip downtown New York publication includes a story on Scots novelist Irvine Welsh, suggesting that after the success of "Trainspotting" he had a decision to make: Embrace popular culture, or make his work more hard-core. All you can say is: Hello? What else--after the junkies, baby death and general squalor of "Trainspotting"--was Welsh going to do? Do a punk version of "Mary Poppins"? Naturally, he had to step it up.
August 28, 2005 |
Was there ever an empire so beloved by TV and movie fans as Rome? Togas, gladiators, decadence, Caligula -- when it comes to spectacle, the Romans had it all. Here's a quick comparison of the HBO series "Rome," which debuts tonight, with ABC's "Empire," the Oscar-winning "Gladiator" and Masterpiece Theater's legendary "I, Claudius."
June 24, 2010
The Early Show Regis Philbin. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Chris Rock; Maria Bello. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA 5 Morning News at 7 Nikki Blonsky; Missy Peregrym and Gregory Smith. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Books for kids. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Guest co-host Kristin Chenoweth; Adam Sandler; Cyndi Lauper performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Chris Rock; author Larry Seidlin. (N) 10 a.m. KABC Bonnie Hunt Tim Roth; Kevin McKidd.
March 31, 2011
The Early Show Carmen Marc Valvo. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Jake Gyllenhaal. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Jake Gyllenhaal; Howie Mandel; co-host Carrie Ann Inaba. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Kate Winslet; Brooks and Leslie Douglass. 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Choking hazards for children. 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Nicole Sullivan; Kevin McKidd; Shaunie O'Neal. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Oprah Winfrey Show Greg Louganis; a mother and father came out of the closet; an openly gay prince.
January 15, 2012 |
"Brave," its filmmakers at Pixar Animation Studios would like you to know, is not your mother's fairy tale, beginning with its unruly heroine, Merida. Deft with a bow and arrow and crowned with a massive mane of curly red hair, Merida (voiced by Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald), defies her parents King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) and disregards an ancient custom, inadvertently setting off calamity in the lush, fog-shrouded Scottish highlands where she lives.