June 16, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 17 - 23 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 17 - 23 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SERIES Antiques Roadshow: The original 1897 letter that inspired an editorial titled “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus” is valued in this new episode (8 p.m. KOCE). Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta: Southern women hope to make it big in the premiere of this new unscripted series (8 p.m. VH1)
June 4, 2012 |
Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon are teaming up for a Broadway production of "Grace," a play by Craig Wright that is expected to open Oct. 4 in New York. The production will also star 82-year-old Ed Asner, returning to Broadway for the first time in more than 20 years. "Grace" is a comedy-drama about a young religious couple who have traveled to Florida to open a chain of biblically themed motels. The couple (Rudd and Kate Arrington) encounter an embittered neighbor whose life has taken a tragic turn (Shannon)
May 28, 2012 |
You never forget the first time, Sydney Leroux says. In her case it came when she was just 13, after a bet with her mother over how many goals she would score in a national soccer tournament. For Shannon Boxx it happened in college - and it, too, came on a dare after she led Notre Dame to an NCAA soccer championship. Yet for both women their first and subsequent tattoos have become indelible markers of accomplishment on a road each hopes will lead to a gold medal in the London Olympics this summer.
January 11, 2012 |
The acknowledgment came early in the first quarter, courtesy of two words and a theme song from a 1970s sitcom. "Thanks Shannon" read the Staples Center scoreboard while music from "Welcome Back, Kotter" played over the loudspeakers. Seated on the Phoenix Suns bench, Shannon Brown flashed an appreciative smile. The shooting guard who had helped the Lakers win two NBA titles was back, but it wouldn't be a happy homecoming for long. Kobe Bryant, who had called Brown his "little brother," upstaged his former teammate in a big way, scoring a season-high 48 points during the Lakers' 99-83 victory over Phoenix.
January 2, 2012 |
Michael Shannon stands 6 feet, 3 inches. Big guy. Carries a big, George Costanza-size wallet too, which he plops on the table at the RH Restaurant at West Hollywood's Andaz Hotel with sincere apologies. "It's ridiculous," he says. "My whole life is in here. " A glimmer of Shannon's life can also be seen on screen in "Take Shelter," the critically praised drama in which the 37-year-old actor plays a father worried about losing his family as well as his mind. We talked to Shannon about the film, being a dad and taking on the role of the evil Gen. Zod in Zack Snyder's upcoming "Superman" reboot.
December 3, 2011 |
Twice before, Shannon Brown has pondered leaving the Lakers through free agency. Twice before, he has spurned others to continue wearing purple and gold. That's not to say past actions can always predict future behavior. Mark Bartelstein, Brown's agent, acknowledged Saturday that the shooting guard's priorities may have changed heading into his sixth NBA season. "We're certainly not ruling it out," Bartelstein said of returning to the Lakers, "but he's also at a point in his career where he's maybe ready to take the next step in terms of playing time and with Kobe [Bryant]
October 28, 2011 |
Musician Shannon Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars has purchased a bank-owned house in the Sunset Strip area for $900,000. The gated contemporary Mediterranean features a family room, an office, two fireplaces, a master suite with a sitting area, two other bedrooms and three bathrooms in about 2,600 square feet. Stairs off the back of the house lead to a wrought-iron enclosed swimming pool. Leto, 41, is the drummer for the rock band, whose latest album is "This Is War" (2009).
October 17, 2011
SERIES The Sing-Off: The remaining groups perform guilty-pleasure songs for the judges in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC). Terra Nova: An orphaned "Sixer" girl seeks asylum, but Jim and Shannon aren't sure if they can trust her, in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox). House: House and Park (Hugh Laurie, Charlyne Yi) suspect that a patient's (Wentworth Miller) over-the-top altruism might be a symptom of a medical condition. With Odette Annable and Olivia Wilde (9 p.m. Fox). Gene Simmons Family Jewels: "Shannon and Gene enroll in an intense marriage boot camp in the first of three new episodes (9, 10 and 10:30 p.m. A&E)
October 10, 2011
MUSIC Swahili Blonde Founded by former "WEAVE!" drummer and vocalist Nicole Turley, the experimental octet — which has collaborated with former Chili Pepper John Frusciante in the studio — continues its Monday night residency at the Echo. Expect plenty of disorienting chord progressions and obscure rhythms during the set. The Black Apples, Residual Echoes and Secret Circuit open. The Echo, 1822 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park. 9 p.m. Free. (213) 413-8200. http://www.attheecho.com . Lupe Fiasco The rapper made a name with the unlikely skate-anthem-hit "Kick Push" but has since become a radio stalwart in his own right for his personally explorative lyrics and charismatic flow on "Lasers," his most commercially minded album yet. Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., L.A. 8 p.m. $39.50.
September 2, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday: KISS star Gene Simmons is finally tying the knot with Shannon Tweed, his girlfriend of 28 years. ( Los Angeles Times ) Chaz Bono has spoken out about the controversy his casting on "Dancing With the Stars" has stirred. ( ABCNews.com ) "The Walking Dead" will get a 90-minute Season 2 premiere. AMC also greenlighted a Kevin Smith reality show set in his comics shop, Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash. ( Los Angeles Times )