Hello Auto – L.A. Auto Show, Nov. 22 — Dec. 1.

11/20/2013 3:37 pm4 comments
The Porsche 918 Spyder is a mid-engined sports plug-in hybrid

Photo by Gary McCarthy

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Cue the dry ice and the heart-pounding music. A ripple of oohs and aahs greeted the unveiling of some of the latest high performance models at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, Nov. 22 — Dec. 1. A total of 56 debuts will be un-wrapped at [...]

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Batkid’s heroic, heartwarming, real-life adventure!

11/15/2013 3:45 pm1 comment
Batkid’s heroic, heartwarming, real-life adventure!

    By Jonathan Anker HLNtv.com   (CNN) — The Batmobile is full of amazing gadgets. On Friday, it was outfitted with its best yet: A booster seat. How else is Gotham’s bravest superhero supposed to get around town? Five-year-old Miles Scott hopped into the ultimate crime-fighting machine in San [...]

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Alec Baldwin apologizes for anti-gay slur

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Alec Baldwin having a rough week

By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — It’s been a rough week for Alec Baldwin. Not only did he give very emotional testimony against an accused stalker, but he then raised the ire of GLAAD after using an anti-gay slur he didn’t realize was one. According to TMZ, the [...]

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Jason George stars in ‘provocative’ new production of ’12 Angry Men’

11/13/2013 8:31 pm0 comments
Jason George stars in ‘provocative’ new production of ’12 Angry Men’

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Give or take a couple of lines The Pasadena Playhouse’s staging of the American theatre classic, “12 Angry Men,” sticks faithfully to playwright Reginald Rose’s thought-provoking courtroom treatise. But the play, a taut drama about how one skeptical juror seeks to win over his 11 [...]

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Filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee happy to return with ‘Best Man Holiday’

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Filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee happy to return with ‘Best Man Holiday’

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer In a banner year for black movies — including “The Butler,” “Fruitvale” and “12 Years A Slave” — and television with Kerry Washington’s electrifying portrayal of Olivia Pope in “Scandal,” the streak continues with a highly anticipated romantic comedy sequel. “The Best Man Holiday,” a [...]

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Genevieve Sabourin, a Canadian actress, is charged with stalking Alec Baldwin

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Alec Baldwin's alleged stalker Genevieve Sabourin

  By Faith Karimi CNN   (CNN) — It could have been a scene from one of his movies. A teary Alec Baldwin denying a romance with a woman he described as a stalker. The woman heckling, “you’re lying!” as he testified in a New York City courtroom. Except this [...]

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Jennifer Hudson Walk of Fame

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Jennifer Hudson, received  the 2,512th
star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Photos Gary MaCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Jennifer Hudson, who went from being a cruise ship singer to an Oscar and Grammy winner in six years,  received  the 2,512th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. Record producer and music industry executive Clive Davis joined Hudson   at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony at [...]

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Television Ratings

11/12/2013 2:47 pm4 comments
Television Ratings

By STEVEN HERBERT City News Service HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – CBS averaged a season-high 11.35 million viewers for its prime-time programming last week, with its usual series strength getting a boost from its coverage of the. CBS’ 2.8 million viewer-winning margin was the largest of the seven-week- old season and the [...]

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Mariska Hargitay gets star on Walk of Fame

11/08/2013 4:47 pm1 comment
Mariska Hargitay receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday, next to the star recognizing her mother, the late actress Jayne Mansfield.

Photo Gary McCarthy

  From City News Service HOLLYWOOD — “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” star Mariska Hargitay received the 2,511th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday in connection with the 15th season of the NBC legal drama. Dick Wolf, the creator of the “Law & Order” franchise and Oscar-winning [...]

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Janis Joplin Posthumously Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

11/04/2013 4:03 pm1 comment
Janis Joplin's siblings Laura and Michael accepted the Walk of Fame Star.

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HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Singer Janis Joplin posthumously received the 2,510th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, with her friend Kris Kristofferson performing a special acoustic version of “Me and Bobby McGee.” Joplin’s siblings, , accepted the star in front of the Musicians Institute on behalf of their sister, [...]

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