Sunday, December 8, 2013
CBS ordered "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence Tuesday following a critical internal review of their handling of the show's October story on the Benghazi raid, based on a report on a supposed witness whose story can't be verified.
We checked in with the citys longest-tenured anchorman 40 years on KMBC to find out what an anchor emeritus does, how hes feeling as he steps away from the daily grind and whether well ever hear him do the news like an auctioneer. Oh, and we got to hear his big, booming laugh in person.
Sometimes the smallest notion can create magic. The 1973 animated special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" was based on a "very simple idea," said the show's producer Lee Mendelson.
I have a vague memory of college friends watching a curly-haired, bug-eyed guy in a freakishly long scarf scramble over piles of gravel. I knew the fabric of my British TV knowledge had a giant hole that needed to be mended. So when I heard that the BBC was having a 50th anniversary something or other, I decided to consult an expert to bring me up to speed.
Friends, colleagues and admirers share their stories of Larry Moore
When I was a kid in the late 1970s, we got four or five TV channels, but for news we needed just one. Come 6 o’clock every night, the TV would be tuned to Channel 9 and Larry Moore.
With Fringe showrunner J.H. Wyman as its creator (not to mention J.J. Abrams as executive producer), Almost Human cant escape endless pop-culture comparisons. But while its premise isnt new, the shows ambition, solid cast and pure production values make it a worthwhile Monday night diversion.
After six auditions in five months, she won the coveted role of Skye on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Part of her glee was the expectation that she finally was doing something that would impress her pack of brothers.
Amazon jumped into the original programming waters Friday with a new politics-based sitcom called Alpha House. Its title is meant to recall Animal House, but the show, created by Garry Trudeau of Doonesbury fame and starring John Goodman, bears a closer resemblance to HBOs Veep.