Category Archives: Film/Television

Palisadians (Past and Present) Play a Role in 2021 Academy Awards Ceremony

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Former Pacific Palisades honorary mayor Anthony Hopkins says he “really did not expect” to win the best actor Oscar at Sunday’s Academy Awards. But he did win for taking movie-goers inside the mind of … Continue reading

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Palisadian Morris Rosman Recounts the Life of a Remarkable Woman: Ella Fitzgerald

  Pacific Palisades resident Fran Morris Rosman, executive director of the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, spoke to the Rotary Club on Tuesday about the “First Lady of Song,” who earned 13 Grammy Awards and sold more than 40 million records. … Continue reading

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Awards Season Nominations Feature Current and Former Palisades Residents

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News So much is going on in our world now, it may not register that we’re in the midst of awards season! Nominations have been announced for three awards shows: The Golden Globes, … Continue reading

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Interesting Details about the Radcliffe Celebrity Shuffle

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News (Editor’s note: After Circling the News noted that Keri Russell, Jennifer Garner, Tom Brady’s son and Helen Gurley Brown had lived on Radcliffe Street, we received the following update.) You may need … Continue reading

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Crystals Turn over Honorary Mayor Duties to Eugene Levy

Although there were rumors that Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayors Billy and Janice Crystal might not participate in a peaceful transfer of power to new Mayor Eugene Levy, the fears were unfounded. “This is the first peaceful transition of nonpower,” Billy … Continue reading

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Rita Moreno’s Sitcom Ends

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News The reboot of “One Day at a Time” is unable to find a new network. So, the show has ended. This version of the beloved comedy starred former Pacific Palisades honorary mayor … Continue reading

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Rita Moreno’s Series Hopes for New TV Home

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Rita Moreno and the cast and crew of “One Day at a Time” have been through this before. They’re again looking for a TV network for their show. Netflix ended its relationship … Continue reading

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Danson and Steenburgen Soon to be Back on TV  

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News If you don’t happen to run into Palisadian couple Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen here in town, it’s guaranteed you will be able to see them early next year on TV. They’ll … Continue reading

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Former Palisades ‘Mayor’ Kevin Nealon to Recreate ‘Hiking with Kevin’ for TBS 

A November 13 “Deadline” exclusive announced that Palisadian Kevin Nealon will bring his popular YouTube unscripted comedy series, “Hiking with Kevin,” to television. TBS is developing a half-hour scripted adaptation which Nealon will headline, co-create and executive produce with former … Continue reading

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Chuck Lorre’s Sitcom ‘B Positive’ Begins November 5 on CBS

Can’t take anymore election coverage? How about a laugh with “B Positive,” which is Palisades resident Chuck Lorre’s latest sitcom. It premieres Thursday, November 5 on CBS at 8:30 p.m. Lorre is the executive producer with co-creator Marco Pennette. The show stars Thomas Middleditch … Continue reading

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