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News, Santa Monica, Television

Thousands Of Time Warner Cable Customers Report Loss Of Cable, Internet Service

Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:21 am

Up to 3,000 Los Angeles customers have reported a loss of cable and or internet service, an internet service provider said today.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Television

Full Nomination List For Sunday's 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

Posted Aug. 23, 2014, 9:49 am

Beyonce has a leading eight nominations heading into Sunday's presentation of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, including nods for video of the year, best female video, best choreography and best collaboration for her work with husband Jay Z.

News, Santa Monica, Television

Full Nomination List For Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Today

Posted Aug. 16, 2014, 8:13 am

Bob Newhart, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy, Jane Fonda and Betty White are among the nominees for today's Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which will be presented at the Nokia Theater.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Film, Television

2014 Teen Choice Awards Tonight At Shine Auditorium: Full Nomination List

Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 8:47 am

The entertainment industry's seemingly never-ending awards season will be in the hands of teenagers tonight with the presentation of the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, honoring feats such as on-screen liplocks and hissy fits.

Steve Stajich, Columnist

Ucla, Santa Monica, Columnist, Television, Opin

Crumbling Infrastructure Vs Sharknado

Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 8:59 am

Had you been walking around near UCLA last Tuesday, which of the following two things would you have least imagined might happen to you: One, you would find yourself confronting a tornado with man-eating sharks spinning around inside of it. Two, the pavement in the street before you would crack open and a giant geyser of water would shoot out of the hole causing untold damage to the campus of UCLA?

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Television, Obama

President Obama To Visit Los Angeles Again

Posted Jun. 28, 2014, 9:45 am

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Los Angeles area July 23 to speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the home of television producer Shonda Rhimes.

An announcement regarding Xbox Originals was made Monday by Xbox Entertainment Studios from its Santa Monica offices.

News, Santa Monica, Television, Technology

Xbox Originals To Challenge Netflix, Hulu, Amazon

Posted May. 2, 2014, 6:30 am

The new “Halo” television series is releasing in June and it will not be available on Netflix or Hulu Plus or Amazon Prime. Instead, “Halo” and a lineup of other animation programs, comedies, documentaries, dramas, live events, and unscripted shows will be available on Xbox Originals, Xbox Entertainment Studios announced on Monday from its Santa Monica offices.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Television

New Santa Monica CityTV Live Call-in Program “It’s Your Call” Airs May 1

Posted Apr. 27, 2014, 8:53 am

Santa Monica CityTV’s new live call-in program “It’s Your Call” premieres this Thursday, May 1 from 7 pm to 8 pm on cable channel 16.

Steve Stajich, Columnist

Opinion, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Columnist, Television

Did A Little Class Improve The Oscars?

Posted Mar. 22, 2014, 6:00 am

“Class: excellence or elegance, especially in dress, design, or behavior.” It is this definition I would like to apply to some recent developments in TV content, where lately I’m observing that a little class seems to be slowly creeping back into the thinking and execution of some of the stuff we watch on television.

Jane Seymour guest stars on tonight's episode of 'Men at Work.' She is pictured alongside Danny Masterson who plays Milo.

Seven Days, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Television

Jane Seymour Pushes The Envelope In "Men At Work" Appearance

Posted Feb. 12, 2014, 9:23 am

The third season of "Men At Work" on TBS is almost complete, but do not expect it to lose any steam before the March 12 season finale.

“Candid Conversations” hosts Dena Diamond (from left), Sandra Siepak, and Becky Lantry appear on City TV Channel 16 each Friday at 8:30 pm to discuss women’s issues.

News, Santa Monica, Television

"Candid Conversations" TV Show Takes A Closer Look At Women's Issues

Posted Nov. 26, 2013, 9:49 am

Parenting, health, careers, finance, and politics – that’s just some of the women’s issues topics featured on Santa Monica City TV’s new show called “Candid Conversations.”

Santa Monica entrepreneurs Jenn Deese (left) and Kelley Coughlan will be featured on tonight’s new episode of “Shark Tank.”

News, Business, Television

Santa Monica Pursecase Founders Hope “Sharks” Take The Bait

Posted Nov. 22, 2013, 7:20 am

Fans of ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank” will be able to see two Santa Monica entrepreneurs pitch their hip new smart phone accessory on tonight’s new episode at 9 pm.

Vote for Denyc as KTLA's 'Hyundai Host' for a chance to win a brand new 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0.

News, Santa Monica, Television

Vote For The Mirror's Denyc On KTLA's Host For Day Competition

Posted Nov. 13, 2013, 11:23 am

The Mirror's own Santa Monica Beat host, Denyc, is a top 5 finalist for KTLA's host for a day competition.

Hot Flash columnist Barbara Bishop returns to co-hosting “Santa Monica Plus” on Santa Monica City TV with Dr. Boyd Flinders next month.

Santa Monica, Television, Hot Flash

“Santa Monica Plus” Returns To Local Television In November

Posted Oct. 24, 2013, 8:02 am

Apparently sex sells. My recent Hot Flash column titled “The Power of the Blowjob” was featured on the Jay Leno Show last Monday. There we were, my associate Dienna D’Olimpio and I on international TV. What fun.

Jay Leno with a copy of the May 31 edition of the Santa Monica Mirror with the headline that reads 'The Power Of The Blowjob.'

News, Santa Monica, Television

Cheeky Santa Monica Mirror Headline Features On "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno"

Posted Oct. 8, 2013, 9:55 am

A cheeky headline in the May 31 edition of the Santa Monica Mirror was featured on Monday's episode of “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.”

Gregg Oppenheimer in his study surrounded by “I Love Lucy” memorabilia.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Film, Television

Gregg Oppenheimer, Son Of "I Love Lucy" Creator, Remembers His Dad Jess

Posted Oct. 2, 2013, 8:50 am

Gregg Oppenheimer was born six days after his father’s pilot of “I Love Lucy” aired. Creator, producer, and head writer of the iconic show, Jess Oppenheimer’s credits during the Golden Age of Radio are legion and include co-producing “The Danny Kaye Show” with Lucille Ball, “The United States Steel Hour,” “Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre,” “The Debbie Reynolds Show,” and “Get Smart.”

Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Television

Santa Monica Police Chief Seabrooks To Feature On Live CityTV Call-In Show

Posted Sep. 28, 2013, 9:06 am

Do you have a question for Santa Monica’s Police Chief? If you do, check out CityTV’s newest program, “Ask the Chief,” which will feature Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks on a live one-hour call-in program on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 4-5 pm on cable channel 16.

Charlie Sheen receives his Santa Monica High School diploma certificate from Jay Leno and Samohi baseball coach Tony Todd.

News, Samohi, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Television

Charlie Sheen Receives Santa Monica High School Diploma On "Tonight Show"

Posted Sep. 12, 2013, 8:58 am

Charlie Sheen was presented with a belated Santa Monica High School diploma on Wednesday’s “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.”

YWCA Santa Monica Westside’s “Girl Central” show was one of 13 series produced at Santa Monica’s new CityTV studio this season. From left: Dali Nemecio, Unati Mangaliso, Alexis Garcia, YWCA Youth Development director Veronica Sabbaghi, Haily Malone, and special guest Nina Jacobson.

News, Santa Monica, Television, Youth, City Hall

Santa Monica CityTV Embraces New Studio, Delivers 13 TV Series

Posted Jul. 4, 2013, 8:45 am

Behind a discreet orange door on 19th Street in the Mid City neighborhood is the City of Santa Monica’s new CityTV studio, which produces more than 80 half-hour shows each 10-week season on Channel 16.

Jeannie Kasen, with her daughter Liberty, sip one of the pre-prohibition cocktails last Friday night at the Fairmont.

Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Television

Downton Abbey Vintage Party In Santa Monica A Royal Success

Posted May. 10, 2013, 9:00 am

With the toe-tapping 1920s music of Richard Halpern and his band filling the air of the Fairmont Miramar Hotel’s luscious outdoor setting, smiling guests arrived attired in their finest vintage clothing last Friday night – women in wonderful flapper dresses wearing hats or bejeweled head bands and men in their afternoon tuxedoes.

A gala at the Fairmont Miramar tonight will honor Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith on “Downton Abbey,” and the show’s executive producer Gareth Neame.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Television, Food

Santa Monica Celebrates BritWeek This Weekend

Posted May. 3, 2013, 9:20 am

Downtown Santa Monica will kick off its celebration for BritWeek tonight with a staging of a 1920s Downton Abbey Vintage party to benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel.

'Twilight Time' has been commissioned for the set of 'Dallas.'

News, Santa Monica, Art, Television

Santa Monica Artist's Paintings To Appear On Tonight's Finale Of "Dallas"

Posted Apr. 15, 2013, 11:55 am

Back in the late 1980s Santa Monica artist Willow Evans supplied the paintings that hung on the walls of Southfork Ranch on "Dallas" and the home at the "Falcon Crest" winery.

Rob and Julie Moran.

News, Santa Monica, Television

Santa Monica Resident Begins Hosting "Mission Makeover" On Lifetime Channel

Posted Feb. 28, 2013, 8:29 am

Santa Monica resident Julie Moran will be helping women change their lives as the Host of the new makeover series called “Mission Makeover,” produced by O2 Production Studios and airing on Lifetime.

'Today' show news correspondent Sara Haines films at M7 fitness a few weeks ago for the pre-taped segment.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Television, Pier

'Today' Show Highlights Some Of Santa Monica's Top Attractions

Posted Feb. 14, 2013, 8:03 am

"Today" show news correspondent Sara Haines last week visited Santa Monica with along with Kathie Lee and Hoda, which shined the spotlight on our City by the sea.

William Goldstein in his studio.

News, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Film, Television

William Goldstein: The Musical Journey Of A Boy Prodigy

Posted Feb. 13, 2013, 9:05 am

William Goldstein, a true Renaissance man, was born with the rare gift of genius that was manifesting by the time he was three years old when he could sit down at the piano and play by ear. By the time he was eight, he would go to the movies and was able to play songs and themes after seeing the film just once.

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