April 1, 1997 |
"We could be really, really wrong about this," says Michael Ian Black. "I'm not sure we are," says Thomas Lennon. "I think we might be really right. But if we're wrong, we've missed by a mile. We're so-o-o-o wrong!" "Tom and I went to theater camp together when we were 16," offers Kerri Kenney, "and the slogan was, 'Dare to Fail Gloriously.' " "That's us!" crows Lennon. Right or wrong, they're discussing their new series, "Viva Variety," which premieres at 10 tonight on cable's Comedy Central.
November 22, 1991 |
Hammer is hammering away at Garth Brooks but Brooks' "Ropin' the Wind" still leads the Billboard magazine pop album chart by a country mile, substantially outselling Hammer's second-ranked "Too Legit to Quit." Hammer may reach the top yet. His single, "2 Legit 2 Quit," rising rapidly on the pop singles chart (No. 19), may significantly boost album sales. Brooks has two Top 10 albums again. His "No Fences" moved up three notches to No. 9.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1995 |
A convicted armed robber, accused of fleeing the state while on parole, was captured as he hid in an upstairs closet of a relative's Oxnard home, authorities said. Members of the Oxnard Police Department, FBI and state parole office took Michael Anthony Black, 26, of Oxnard into custody Thursday night without incident, said Gary Auer, FBI supervising agent for Ventura. FBI surveillance had determined earlier in the evening that the fleeing felon was at the relative's house, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1992 |
Oxnard police arrested two of three men suspected of robbing a couple at gunpoint and committing sexual battery against the woman victim early Saturday at Beverly Drive and Ventura Road. Police identified the two men as Bobby Allen Rollins, 21, and Michael Anthony Black, 23, both Oxnard residents. A third suspect was not apprehended, police said.
November 9, 1996 |
Mike Price is low key when he talks about Ryan Leaf, like a father who doesn't want to bore the lodge meeting with exploits of his son, but still wants the brethren to know that the kid is special. "He really has progressed quite well," said Price, the Washington State football coach. "He's becoming a better quarterback, technique-wise. His accuracy in passing is getting better. . . . He's just real good underneath the center." Bob Toledo suffers no such inhibitions.
March 12, 1992 |
Can you imagine a Soul Train Awards ceremony where such superstars as Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston and Hammer could only manage a single award among them? That's what happened Tuesday night at the Shrine Auditorium, where newcomers Color Me Badd, Jodeci and Lisa Fischer swept key awards during the sixth annual R&B/soul awards competition.
July 9, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 8 - 14 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning Venus Williams; Bonnie Raitt; Elijah Wood. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Venus Williams; Bryan Cranston; Shawn Johnson; caffeine; stress; Kendra Wilkinson; underwear. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Dr. Mehmet Oz; James Carville; Stan Greenberg; The Wiggles.
January 18, 2000 |
"I'll be fine. I love you too." The 22-year-old, sentenced that day to a one- to three-year prison term, was trying valiantly to reassure his mother that he would be OK. Or rather, he was reassuring the darkened, sometimes blurry image of his mother's face at the bottom of a 15-inch TV screen. Forget those poignant scenes of teary-eyed jail visitors pressing their hands to glass partitions separating them from their loved ones.
April 13, 1993 |
A few years ago, Bugle Boy was one of America's hottest companies. Teen-age boys and young men were consumed with its baggy cargo pants, and the company had a top-rated television ad to boot. For the year ended April, 1990, Bugle Boy earned $44 million, on sales of over $500 million--nearly double the previous year. But fashion trends keep changing and the cargo look began to fade that year. And so nearly did Bugle Boy.
November 16, 1997
Ryan Leaf, mentioned often as a Heisman Trophy contender, played like one and then looked like one on Saturday at Pullman, Wash. Seconds after leading No. 14 Washington State to a 38-28 victory over Stanford, Leaf drew a huge response from the record crowd by dropping into the pose of the familiar statue given to the best player in college football. "It was instantaneous," Leaf said after the victory that kept the Cougars in contention for their first Rose Bowl since 1931.