CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1998 |
Ventura County Sheriff's Department investigators are asking the public for help in locating four fugitives wanted on suspicion of crimes ranging from possession of dangerous drugs to theft. Rory Chivington, 31, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation by being under the influence of illegal drugs. He has already been convicted of possessing and being under the influence of drugs, resisting arrest and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.
December 7, 2008 |
You should still be talking about: "Desperate Housewives." Marc Cherry's five-year leap in time could've spelled doom for the women -- not to mention the ratings -- of Wisteria Lane, but instead his risk revitalized ABC's soapy stalwart. In tonight's episode, all the wives, not to mention creepy neighbor Dave, become that much more, shall we say, unhinged. If only the "Dirty Sexy Money" Darling clan had been sent into the future. . . .
September 4, 2005 |
FINALLY, September is here and the answers to last season's cliffhangers (well, a few) are coming. On Wisteria Lane, the "Desperate Housewives" will be more desperate than ever; far away in the South Pacific, the castaways of "Lost" will be more lost than ever; and in Miami, it will take more than a little nip-tucking to repair the damaged doctors of "Nip/Tuck." * Desperate Housewives Season premiere: Sunday, Sept. 25 (ABC, 9 p.m.
July 13, 2008 |
WENDY WILLIAMS has been on the radio for more than 20 years; her syndicated show airs on KDAY-FM (93.5) in Southern California. Starting Monday and running for the next six weeks, her new live, hour-long, daytime talk show, "The Wendy Williams Show," will air on Fox at 1 p.m. You're not just a humble girl from Jersey. Who gets name-checked in a Mariah Carey song? Isn't that wonderful? Mariah, ironically, during the promoting of this album, never came by for an interview. I will hunt her down!
January 24, 2006 |
That face, composed in its porcelain smile, is a shield with which Bree Van De Kamp meets the world. As any viewer of "Desperate Housewives" knows, Bree has plenty not to smile about. Last season her husband died -- and worse (as she discovered later), it was at the hand of George, her twisted admirer. Then this murderous swain offed himself in an ill-advised gamble that Bree would demonstrate her love by saving him from his drug overdose.
April 21, 2005 |
Sure, "playing dead" is a cute canine trick, but for actress Brenda Strong, it has proved to be a canny career move. The 6-foot former Miss Oregon first chilled out as the deceased wife of Treat Williams on the WB's "Everwood," but that was a mere warmup for her biggest role, playing one of the "Desperate Housewives" on ABC's hit Sunday night soap.
January 3, 2010
SERIES Extreme Makeover: Home Edition: "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion and the Muppets help Ty Pennington and the team rebuild a home and day care facility for a family in St. Paul, Minn., where a woman sacrificed a promising career in the public school system to run a center for children in her rapidly deteriorating 100-year-old home (8 p.m. ABC). Desperate Housewives: In the aftermath of the plane crash, the residents of Wisteria Lane think about what their lives might have been like had they made different choices, while Angie (Drea de Matteo)
January 31, 2010
SERIES A Family Is a Family Is a Family: A Rosie O'Donnell Celebration: This new special celebrates all kinds of families, including those headed by same-sex parents and single parents, as well as mixed-heritage and adoptive families. It includes animated segments and music from Ziggy Marley, Sweet Honey in the Rock and They Might Be Giants (7 p.m. HBO). The Simpsons: Homer blows off a date with Marge to buy a lottery ticket and wins a million bucks in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox)
March 14, 2006 |
Soul singer Isaac Hayes, who supplies the bass-pitched voice for Chef on Comedy Central's "South Park," is in a snit over the show's religious spoofs and wants out of his contract. According to a news release Monday morning, "Mr. Hayes has decided to part ways with 'South Park' because of recent episodes and press that have embarked upon what he feels are inappropriate ridicule of religious communities."