April 3, 2010 |
"Good Luck Charlie," a new Disney Channel sitcom premiering Sunday, differs from other Disney Channel sitcoms in that, although the focus is reliably on the teen and preteen members of its cast, it is a family comedy. That is to say, the adults are less marginal to the action than they usually are in these things, though no less confused and ineffectual. In t(w)een TV, the kids always take care of the kids. That notion is built into the very premise of the show. Because Dad and Mom (Eric Allan Kramer and Leigh-Allyn Baker)
August 3, 2012 |
Would the struggling "American Idol" show be more fun if the judges' onstage Coke cups were replaced with pimp cups filled with gin and juice? Snoop Lion -- the reggae singer who until very recently was known as the rap god Snoop Dogg -- suggested in an interview with Huffington Post that he's tossing his hat in to fill the departing Steven Tyler's seat on the show's judging panel. At a New York press volley introducing himself to the media in his new incarnation, he said that after learning of Mariah Carey's reported $18-million payday to join the judging panel, he wanted to bring a little irie to "Idol.
January 24, 2010
Pop & Jazz Previews by August Brown (A.B.) and Reed Johnson (R.J.) Year Long Disaster With an album title like "Black Magic: All Mysteries Revealed" you'd expect this power trio to sound like Celtic Frost meets Procol Harum. But instead they deliver druggy, pummeling scuzz rock of the highest order (A.B.) Spaceland, 1717 Silver Lake Blvd., L.A. 8 p.m. Mon. Free. www.clubspaceland.com Nick Jonas & the Administration Enlisting a good swath of Prince's backing band might have been the best move the young Jonas could have made for his second -- and decidedly more adult -- solo venture.
April 5, 2010
The Early Show Tiger Woods. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Tori Spelling. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Tori Spelling. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View A day of hot topics. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Martha Stewart Show (N) 2 p.m. KNBC The Bonnie Hunt Show Kathryn Morris; Troy Dunn ("The Locator")
February 3, 2014 |
What Super Bowl? Kevin Jonas and his wife Danielle were busy having a baby girl. "Here we go we're pushing!!!! #babyjonas," Kevin Jonas announced early Sunday on Twitter. And then six hours later, Dreft infant laundry detergent (yes, you read that right) posted the birth notice in the form of an Instagram picture of mother and daughter: "On this day, a little star was born. Meet Alena Rose Jonas. #BabyJonas. " Call it their equivalent of a Super Bowl commercial? PHOTOS: The Hollywood baby boom The product's account followed up with: "Even the littlest star can outshine the biggest game.
October 30, 2013 |
The Jonas Brothers have broken up as a musical group, they announced Tuesday, and on Wednesday they went on "Good Morning America" to explain why the band is no more. Sort of. Well, they did explain, but it wasn't much fun. Funereal is more like it. Basically, the explanation boiled down to "we're family first" and "we were butting heads over the music. " Which was woefully free of the kind of behind-the-scenes scandal that would make the breakup more interesting. Nick Jonas said he was the one who first broached the topic with the other guys.