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Happy Birthday, Frank Barron!

Happy Birthday, Frank Barron!

You make the world a brighter place!

More STARZ Outlander quotes from Entertain-ment Reporter Margie Barron for The Tolucan Times Online:

More STARZ Outlander quotes from Entertain-ment Reporter Margie Barron for The Tolucan Times Online:

Is author Diana Gabaldon a “hands on” participant with the STARZ production? Well, yes and no. Gabaldon says, “I don’t actually write scripts or direct or anything. I will get two lines in one scene as a cameo. That’s the extent of my actual personal involvement. However, they have been very kind in involving me. […]

Barron On Hallmark’s Second Goodnight

Join again with Frank Barron, this time as he sits down with the Hallmark Channel’s newest proponent of frontier justice, Circuit Judge John Goodnight, played by none other than Luke Perry. Far removed from his 90210 days, Perry reminisces with Barron about the apparent resurgence of Westerns on television. The conversation between star and reporter […]

Filmmaker Ken Burns Works to Teach Us History

Filmmaker Ken Burns Works to Teach Us History

Ken Burns is a great filmmaker who has been teaching us U.S. history through his acclaimed historical documentaries. He shines a light on subjects we think we know — The Civil War, Baseball, Jazz, Prohibition, National Parks, World War II, etc. He has a knack for revealing the very personal side and complexities of stories […]

TV’s Best Get Awards From TV Critics

TV’s Best Get Awards From TV Critics

There’s a poem I hold dear that poses the question — “Who praises what the critics say?” Well, it’s a safe bet that Bryan Cranston, Matthew McConaughey, Julia Louis Dreyfus, producer-director James Burrows, the casts and creative teams behind Orange is the New Black, The Fosters, Breaking Bad, and Cosmos certainly do. They were among […]

Star-studded Pioneers of Television series back for a fourth season on PBS

Star-studded Pioneers of Television series back for a fourth season on PBS

Tales from behind the scenes of America’s most popular shows are always interesting, especially if they are told by the legendary stars at the center of the experience. That’s what the Pioneers of Television series offers when it comes back for its fourth season premiering Tuesday, April 15, on PBS. Viewers can explore the trailblazing […]

Emmy-Nominated Helen Mirren, Acting Royally and Steadily

Emmy-Nominated Helen Mirren, Acting Royally and Steadily

By Frank Barron You certainly can’t type-cast Helen Mirren. On the big screen she’s currently a kick-butt action star in Red 2, and the menacing voice of the college dean in Monsters University. And for her television work, Mirren just got an Emmy nomination for Lead Actress Movie/Miniseries for playing the defense attorney opposite Al […]

Producer Mark Burnett Has a Big “Voice” on TV

Producer Mark Burnett Has a Big “Voice” on TV

Emmy winning producer Mark Burnett has created thousands of hours of television programming airing in more than 70 countries worldwide. He is one of the very few producers to have a renewed series on each of the four major networks. Adding to his list of impressive career credits, this spring he and his actress wife […]

“Oh So Wonderful,” Johnny Mathis Honored by Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters

“Oh So Wonderful,” Johnny Mathis Honored by Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters

By Margie & Frank Barron Just like the title of one of Johnny Mathis’ vast collection of hit songs, the romantic singer’s tribute by the Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters was “Wonderful, Wonderful.” On the dais to tell their stories about Mathis and honor him were Dionne Warwick, Deniece Williams, Wink Martindale, Chuck Southcott, Gary Owens, golf […]

Magic Castle Launches Milt Larsen’s Book and Fond Memories

Magic Castle Launches Milt Larsen’s Book and Fond Memories

The world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood has seen many impressive performers and guests over the decades, but none as important as an author who had a book launch recently. The reason? The book called My Magical Journey: The First 30,000 Days, was written by Milt Larsen, and without Milt there would be no Castle. […]