Log In


Reset Password
Lynn Elber

PBS series examines sexual misconduct, chance for change

PASADENA, Calif. – PBS, which dealt with sexual misconduct allegations in its own backyard, will air a series examining the pressing social issue. The five-part series, “#MeToo, N...

Actress Rose Marie of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ fame dies at 94

LOS ANGELES – Rose Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and a show business lifer who began as a bobbed-hair child star in vaudeville and worked for nearly a cent...

Midler to Rivera: Apologize for alleged sexual assault

LOS ANGELES – Bette Midler renewed an allegation of 1970s sexual misconduct against Geraldo Rivera on Thursday, a day after Rivera called the news business “flirty” amid Matt Lauer’s dismiss...

Resignations, fallout grows for embattled producer Weinstein

LOS ANGELES – Attorney Lisa Bloom said Saturday she is no longer representing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations dating back years, while a TV news an...

‘Let’s Make a Deal’ host, philanthropist Monty Hall dies

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Monty Hall, the genial TV game show host whose long-running “Let’s Make a Deal” traded on love of money and merchandise and the mystery of which door had the car behi...

‘Veep’ star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

LOS ANGELES – Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The star of “Veep” and “Seinfeld” posted word of her illness Thursday on social media. A spokeswo...

‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes

LOS ANGELES – The dystopian vision of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the deeply cynical Washington comedy “Veep” and the ever-topical “Saturday Night Live” won top series honors Sunday in an Emmy Aw...

‘Cheers’ actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69

LOS ANGELES – Jay Thomas, a radio talk show host and actor with recurring roles on the sitcoms “Murphy Brown” and “Cheers,” has died, his publicist said. Thomas was 69. He was “on...

‘SNL,’ Westworld’ lead Emmy Award nominations with 22 nods

LOS ANGELES – “Saturday Night Live” and the sci-fi drama “Westworld” are at the top of the Emmy nominations with 22 bids each. The long-running “SNL” received a wealth of awards f...

Stephen Furst, Flounder in ‘Animal House,’ dies at 63

LOS ANGELES – Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie “Animal House,” has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. Furst was 63. ...

O’Reilly is out at Fox but influence endures; career too?

LOS ANGELES – Despite the inglorious end to Bill O’Reilly’s two-decade Fox News Channel career, observers say his deep imprint on Fox and other cable news outlets and his influence on barbed...

Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90

LOS ANGELES – Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed comedian whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Th...