William Froug, the Emmy-winning writer-producer, author and screenwriting professor who restructured UCLA's entire screenwriting program, died of natural causes at the Tidwell House Hospice in…
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Prods. has struck a deal with the estate of Rod Serling to develop an event series based on an unproduced screenplay by the renowned scribe and "Twilight Zone" host.
The 1993 romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" has been turned into a stage musical that can best be described as pointless in Pasadena.
The Writers Guild of America on Sunday unveiled its list of the “101 Best Written TV Series of All Time,” topped by HBO’s “The Sopranos.” The mob drama created by David Chase (pictured above right…
John Kerr, a Tony winner and the star of the films "Tea and Sympathy" and "South Pacific," died suddenly after a short illness on Feb. 2. He was 81.
With his rumpled face and scratchy voice, Jack Klugman, who died Monday at the age of 90, was the very definition of a character actor. But after years of supporting roles in theater, films and TV…
Former child actress Susan Gordon (aka Susan L. Aviner), who played the young Dorothy Nichols in 1959 Danny Kaye vehicle "The Five Pennies" and Jenny in "The Fugitive" episode of "The Twilight Zone,"…
Here are 25 series, in chronological order, that changed the smallscreen
Ricardo Montalban, the actor best known as the white-suited "boss" Mr. Roarke of "Fantasy Island," died Wednesday in Los Angeles. He was 88.
It’s hard to not feel a little melancholy when you’re working on a year-end obit package. Assembling a list of notables who died during a 12-month time span is like taking stock of how much the world…
(Here’s the link to part one if you’re just joining us.) AUGUST Hal Fishman, 75, news anchor who was a fixture of L.A.’s airwaves for 40 years, primarily on KTLA-TV. Fishman was known for his…