‘The Hills’ Heidi Montag’s Strange Bedfellow: Director Ron Howard

It doesn’t exactly top the hilarious reunion of Saturday Night Live’s best presidential impressions, but Ron Howard’s campaign for the government creation of a Consumer Agency to defend average Americans against the disgusting sorts of financial abuses that credit card companies and Wall Streeters inflict on them is still rolling on. This time, he’s pulling […]

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‘Andy Griffith’ Producer Aaron Ruben Dies At 95

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Aaron Ruben, who produced such TV hits as ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ ‘Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C.‘ and ‘Sanford and Son,’ has died. He was 95. His son, Tom Ruben, says the elder Ruben died Saturday at his Beverly Hills home from complications of pneumonia. Aaron Ruben began his career after World War […]

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TV’s Greatest Cops – Will ‘Southland”s Force Rank?

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Southland/103193/1080499052/Sneak-Peek%3A-Pilot/embed 420 355] . For the first time since CHiPs was on the air, present-day Los Angeles is once again a central character in the new police drama, Southland. The hour-long series created by John Wells, who just bid adieu to producing-writing chores on ER, debuts April 9 on NBC. Gritty, emotional, full of […]

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