Award-Winning Composer Atticus Ross To Score New Series, Outcast

Award-winning composer Atticus Ross.

LOS ANGELES–FOX International Studios today announced that Atticus Ross, GRAMMY, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer, producer and electronic musician is on board to score Robert Kirkman’s upcoming exorcism drama, Outcast, produced for Cinemax by FOX International Studios. This marks Ross’ television series score debut. Ross’ acclaimed film work includes the score for David Fincher’s […]

TBS Unveils New Late-Night Competition Series

Twelve hopefuls on Funny Or Die Presents America's Next Weatherman from left, Jennifer "Jazzy T" Williams, Frank Margini, Jeff Forgeron, Miller Robson, Jenn Barlow, Mackenzie Bart, Ron Hilliard, Michelle Rotella, Aubrey Evans, Christina Faraone, David Collins, and Drew Logan. Photo: TBS

SAN DIEGO–TBS unveiled its new late night competition series, Funny Or Die Presents America’s Next Weatherman, set to premiere Aug. 8. The series, produced by Mark Burnett and United Artists Media Group, features 12 competitors vying for a job as America’s next great weathercaster. Matt Oberg (The Comedians) hosts the competition, which will be judged […]

Thousands Tryout For Final Season Of American Idol

Contestants cheer as "American Idol" videotapes a segment for the show. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

By Gina Yarbrough SAN DIEGO–Hundreds of aspiring singers throughout Southern California gathered Monday at the Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego hoping to be the 15th and final “American Idol” superstar. Contestants began lining up before 6 a.m. for the tryouts which were held outside the County Administration Building. San Diego resident Lily Navarro was […]

American Idol Auditions Return To San Diego

By Gina Yarbrough SAN DIEGO–“American Idol” producers are coming to San Diego Monday in search for the 15th singing superstar. Auditions for the final season of the FOX television series will be held at Waterfront Park in front of the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, in downtown San Diego. It’s the fourth time “American […]

Tales Of The Grim Sleeper: Exploring The Chilling Case Of A Serial Killer

Alleged Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Lonnie Franklin

On July 7, 2010, Lonnie Franklin was arrested as a suspect in the “Grim Sleeper” murders, which took place in South Central Los Angeles from 1985 to 2007. His arrest was not the product of painstaking detective work, but the accidental result of a computer DNA match linking him to a possible 20 victims. An […]

Favorite Stars Walk Away With Kids Choice Awards

Nick Jonas

LOS ANGELES–(Business Wire)–Angelina Jolie Pitt, Liam Hemsworth, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, One Direction, Selena Gomez, SpongeBob SquarePants, Fifth Harmony, The Voice and Austin and Ally were among this year’s fan favorites, winning orange blimps at Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards March 28. Hosted by recording artist/actor and kids’ pick for Favorite Male Singer Nick Jonas, […]

Jamie Foxx To Host iHeartRadio Music Awards Live On NBC

Jamie Foxx

UNIVERSAL CITY–The biggest names in entertainment will bring the music of the iHeartRadio app to life March 29 for the second edition of the iHeartRadio Music Awards hosted by Oscar and Grammy award winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx. The three hour telecast will truly reflect America’s favorite music and will showcase the year’s most popular […]

Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

By Ragna Cook People all over the world mourned the death of actor Leonard Nimoy, who died at the age of 83 from complications with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy was hospitalized a few days before his death with chest pains and died at his home Friday morning. Fans from all over the world have […]

Countdown To The Oscars

A crew member

LOS ANGELES–Preparations are underway for this year’s ABC telecast of the 87th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles. Work crews were busy today rolling out 500 feet of the Red Carpet and installing fan bleachers for this Sunday’s ceremony. More than 300 production crew members will […]

SAG Awards Honor Actors

From left, actors Laverne Cox, Matt McGorry, Uzo Aduba, Alysia Reiner and Kimiko Glenn pose in the press room at TNT's 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on in Los Angeles, California. Photoz: Theo Wargo/WireImage)

LOS ANGELES–SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2014 at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held on Jan. 25, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. Honored with individual awards were Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore, […]