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Who Is David Geffen? American Masters Explores the Answer

Who Is David Geffen? American Masters Explores the Answer

The big question is “Who is David Geffen?” The entertainment mover and shaker was an agent and manager who became a mogul in the record industry. He’s a founding member of DreamWorks SKG, and has produced great films and Broadway shows. And he has a theater named after him in Westwood, which was a result […]

VETERANS DAY, a Time to Say Thanks for Vets like Ken Vick

VETERANS DAY, a Time to Say Thanks for Vets like Ken Vick

This Veterans Day, Ken Vick has more to remember about World War II than most. His memories are rough ones and put a lump in your throat when he tells his stories. He was a prisoner of war under the inhumane rule of the Japanese soldiers in the Philippines. He survived the Bataan Death March, […]

The Dust Bowl a Real American Horror Story, the Ken Burns Film for PBS Looks at the Disaster That Resonates Today

The Dust Bowl a Real American Horror Story, the Ken Burns Film for PBS Looks at the Disaster That Resonates Today

It was a real American horror story. The worst man-made ecological disaster in American history took place in the 1930s, when over plowing and a decade-long drought virtually swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Thus the Dust Bowl was created. We are seeing a somewhat similar situation today, with crops, especially corn, destroyed with […]

A Spook-tacular Halloween Carnival

A Spook-tacular Halloween Carnival

There was a warm atmosphere on a cool afternoon on the backlot of Universal Studios last weekend. Lots of young celebrities were seen celebrating at the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times’ 20th annual Halloween Carnival presented by Jakks Cares. Kids and adults were dressed in costumes, with many witches, vampires, princesses, pirates, and Hulks […]

The Girl Reveals Hitchcock’s Blonde Ambition on HBO Oct. 20

The Girl Reveals Hitchcock’s Blonde Ambition on HBO Oct. 20

Fifty years ago, iconic director Alfred Hitchcock set out to make a film he hoped would be as successful as his Psycho masterpiece thriller. He chose The Birds featuring a “beautiful, mysterious blonde.” The blonde he discovered was Tippi Hedren, a stunning, young former model. The puzzling relationship between the actress and director, the latter […]

The Eyegore Awards at Universal Honors the Horror Genre

The Eyegore Awards at Universal Honors the Horror Genre

Universal Studios Hollywood celebrated the opening of Halloween Horror Nights with the presentation of the annual Eyegore Awards honoring horror genre’s scariest stars and films. Stars from the NBC Grimm series Silas Weir Mitchell and Bitsie Tulloch accepted the award on behalf of the cult favorite drama now in its second season. “Grimm’s fans know […]

Creative Forces Behind Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

Creative Forces Behind Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

Like the dead on All Hallows Eve, the creative forces behind Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights rise to the occasion to offer something incredible every year. Last week a lively, albeit gruesome, horror make-up demonstration was held for news crews and other media to show all the artistry that goes into the preparation for […]

Matthew Perry Making New “Friends” with NBC’s Go On

Matthew Perry Making New “Friends” with NBC’s Go On

Matthew Perry is best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Chandler Bing on the mega-hit Friends. He credits the success of that sitcom to “great chemistry. It’s a gift when that happens. It also had great writing, directing, and it had really great acting. So a little bit of magic happened there.” Perry hopes to […]

Crazy like a Fox on TV This Fall

Crazy like a Fox on TV This Fall

Although there are three new freshman series on Fox TV this fall, it’s a sophomore show that is getting the most attention. The X Factor is back on the schedule with Simon Cowell, creator-producer and acerbic judge for last season’s hit talent competition. This season premieres Wednesday, Sept. 12, with recording industry mogul L.A. Reid […]

Tyra Banks Talks About the Business of Modeling

Tyra Banks Talks About the Business of Modeling

Tyra Banks is beautiful and an incredibly successful business woman. She’s an international fashion icon who runs a multi-million dollar empire, which includes being the creator, executive producer, and host of the America’s Next Top Model series. We caught up with Tyra at the CBS/CW all-star party during the Television Critics summer press tour. Of […]