Fronnie Lewis

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

UPDATED:”Tonight Show” promo trailer for new host Jimmy Fallon

The new year kicked off with a reminder that Jay Leno’s days as host of  the “Tonight Show” are number. Does Leno have another job lined up? If the veteran host has made some future plans he’s not made them public. A lot of talk about the problem Leno could pose for NBC if he takes a gig to create […]
Monday, January 6, 2014

Will Smith remembers fellow “Prince of Bel-Air” actor, James Avery

  “Prince of Bel-Air” actor James Avery died last month, on New Year’s Eve. Avery reportedly passed away in a nearby Glendale hospital, following open heart surgery. He was only 68. Avery appeared in a number of movies and TV shows, but is best known for playing the stern, but loving Uncle Phil to Will Smith’s leading role character in […]
Monday, January 6, 2014

Awards Round-up: WGA and PGA nominations

  This past week, the Writers Guild East and West put out their list of nominees for outstanding writing for the big screen in 2013. Here are the nominees: ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten […]
Sunday, January 5, 2014

Around the Southland: Singer Katy Perry sells Hollywood Hills mansion

Pop diva, Katy Perry, is really getting a fresh start this new year. Perry finally sold the Hollywood Hills mansion she bought with ex-husband comedian/actor, Russell Brand, according to the Zillow blog. The estate was on the market last April for $6.9 million — it finally sold for $5.5 million. Perry apparently wanted a cash sell — and that may […]
Sunday, January 5, 2014

Final day to ice skate at The Rink in Burbank

Today is the last chance to get your skate on at the temporary ice rink in the parking lot behind Burbank City Hall at Orange Grove Avenue and Third Street in the downtown area. The Rink opened last November, and has hosted special events, like the appearance of Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi, as well regular skating schedules for the public. […]
Saturday, January 4, 2014

Award winning Burbank Rose float on display in the Media City

The Burbank Rose float 2014 is on display this weekend at the parking lot across from the Burbank Central Library North Glenoaks Boulevard and Olive Avenue. “Lights… Camera … Action!” won the Fantasy trophy at the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day. The public is invited to come out and view the float up close and to […]
Saturday, January 4, 2014

Phil Everly of the rock duo Everly Brothers dies at 74

A member of the renown rock duo, Everly Brothers, has died in Burbank, according to the Los Angeles Times website. Phil Everly passed away at Providence Saint Joseph’s Medical Center yesterday, following a battle with lung disease. He was 74. His wife. Patti Everly, reportedly told the Times that he “fought long and hard” with the illness, which she blamed on […]
Friday, January 3, 2014

WNBA looking for new owners for L.A. Sparks — team in limbo

  A lot of talk around the Southland and across the country about this one. The Women’s National Basketball Association is frantically searching for new owners of the Los Angeles Sparks. The local team of talented professional female basketball players was blindsided by their franchise Chairwoman, Paula Williams Madison, and her family firm, Williams Group Holdings LLC. The former NBC […]
Thursday, January 2, 2014

Highs in the 80s in Burbank today

  A gorgeous winter day in Burbank. At 2 p.m., the high was 82 and climbing. The sun is beaming down with little or no wind. It’s flip-flops and shorts weather… on this the second day of January! In contrast,  the sun is shining, but it’s only 19 degrees in Burbank, Illinois. Tonight the temperature  there is expected to drop […]