Betty White Makes a Splash, Over and Over Again

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — In 1951, a newspaper hailed Betty White as “TV’s Busiest Gal” in a headline that merits recycling. Consider her latest itinerary: The actress flew from Los Angeles to Washington to attend the White House Correspondents Association dinner last Saturday; traveled to New York to host this […]

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New On DVD This Week: Beverly Hills 90210, Dr. Who, Dynasty

Beverly Hills 90210 Following a 2-year absence, Luke Perry makes a triumphant return to the cast of ‘Beverly Hills 90210‘ for its ninth season, joined by new cast member Vanessa Marcil as Donna’s cousin Gina. In other memorable storylines, Thanksgiving brings a welcome surprise; David battles statutory rape allegations; Valerie unveils a dark family secret; […]

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Betty White Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Betty White accepted a lifetime achievement award at Saturday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards with the wit and grace that have punctuated her six-decade career. White was the guest-of-honor at a gathering of Hollywood’s top actors and actresses. She walked the red carpet and was treated to […]

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New On DVD: Ally McBeal, Nip/Tuck, Bones, Scare Tactics

Ally McBeal Unique for its forays into the surreal, ‘Ally McBeal‘ as a show is as conflicted as its starring character. Half feministic endeavor, half a frustratingly traditional portrayal of lovelorn women, Ally McBeal (Calista Flockhart) danced precariously between law dramas of a more serious nature and Bridget Jones-esque “chick-shows.” The series centered around the […]

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