Chimps will be champs at the box office this weekend. But a vengeful dad and four damaged friends are also vying for their share of summer moviegoers.
Doris Roberts is the kind of dinner partner who can keep you laughing through the French onion soup, the Waldorf salad, the poached salmon and even the strawberry short cake, although afterwards you wonder what it was she said that made everything so funny.
Wednesday nights are hotter and even more stylish. TVLand's Hot in Cleveland is back for a fourth season with its cast even more sizzling than before. Enter Lori Eskowitz, the costume wizard behind the great wardrobes worn by the sitcom's leading ladies, pictured above -Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli and AARP ambassador Betty White. I recently had the delight of chatting with Lori about her work with these funny ladies.
Those who have lived to be 100 have some advice for you young whipper-snappers in your 50s who want to reach the century mark: Sleep longer and eat a more healthful diet.
When a friend told me she had a spare ticket to see Betty White here in DC, I immediately jumped on the opportunity to go with her. I figured an interview with Betty would be funny, insightful and heartwarming, but it exceeded my expectations in every sense.
Public health officials seem to agree that America's obesity rate is 'leveling off' or 'plateauing,' and that recent health and fitness pushes have had some effect. And a new poll conducted by MIT's AgeLab found Betty White"”who turned 90 yesterday"”is the celebrity middle-aged and older adults most want to be like when they retire.
Good news for fans of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - January is bursting forth with a plethora of programming that has the potential to, well, turn your world on with a smile. NBC's 90th Birthday Celebration for AARP's own Betty White airs Jan. 16 -- followed by a preview of Betty's older-folks-prank-younger-folks reality show, "Betty White's Off Their Rockers." Betty's birthday event will mark a mini-reunion of the MTM gang. Come Jan. 29, Mary will be honored with the Screen Actors Guild's Life Achievement award. Look for an encore run of the 1970-1977 series to begin soon on the Hallmark Channel. And, first up in the Moore-athon, we have "Fixing Pete," a Hallmark Channel confection with Valerie Harper, debuting Saturday night (1/7).
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