Michael Chiklis

Six Fun Facts About ‘Vegas’

Posted on 09/23/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Entertainment CBS’s Vegas debuts Tuesday night (9/25) amid giant billboards and tall expectations, with Dennis Quaid as Ralph Lamb, the legendary “cowboy sheriff” of Las Vegas’ Clark County, and Michael Chiklis as the casino owner/gangster who’s his chief adversary. This is not only Quaid’s first series, it’s also the first for producer Arthur Sarkissian — the man who bought us the Rush Hour movies, While You Were Sleeping and other feature fare. I met with him at the set the other …

Good TV This Week: July 4 With the Boston Pops

Posted on 07/3/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentIf you are like most TV-owning Americans of a certain age including myself, chances are you have spent at least one or two Independence Day nights with the Boston Pops on the tube  — either paying close attention to the magnificent musicianship and prodigious pyrotechnic pageantry on display, or using the broadcast as accompaniment to your own 4th of July revelry.  This is Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart’s 18th year of leading the July 4th charge, this time with the …