Michael Raymond-James goes from the fantasy world of “Once Upon a Time” to the very real world of “Game of Silence.” The actor stars in NBC drama about friends who are as close as family. And Jodie Sweetin talks about her changed life and returning on Netflix series “Fuller House.”
Rick Bentley’s TV & Radio report: David “Mas” Masumoto and his family are featured in a ValleyPBS special that will be broadcast locally with the documentary on the writer/farmer to be shown on PBS stations across the country. The crew spent a year collecting material for the documentary.
Rick Bentley’s weekly TV & Radio column: KMJ talk show host Ray Appleton is scheduled to have an emergency colonoscopy. Also: KYNO has filled the morning time slot left empty when Charlie Tuna died with former Boss Jock Harry Miller; complaint filed with FCC regarding low-power radio station in Oakhurst.
Rick Bentley’s TV & Radio column: KVPT, Fresno’s public television station, has produced a two-part special to be broadcast in connection with the Ken Burns documentary, “Jackie Robinson.” The special is the first of a series of specials to be released under the name “A Conversation.”
Ever since “That ‘70s Show” ended, Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson have been looking for a project where they could work together again. They found it with the Netflix series “The Ranch,” which also stars Sam Elliott and Debra Winger.
“Fresberg,” a locally produced animation series by Roshell and Franky Franklin, has become a sensation on YouTube. More importantly, it is being used by teachers in their classrooms to deal with serious issues.
Theo James is learning that stardom can come with some uncomfortable moments. The British actor has been getting an increasingly larger fan base for his portrayal of Four in “The Divergent Series.” That base will only grow as the latest movie in the series, “Allegiant,” hits theaters.
The number of ways to stream quality programming continued to grow with the launch of the second season of “Bosch” on March 11 on Amazon Prime Video. Titus Welliver, whom you might recognize from “Lost,” returns to the lead role based on the novels by crime/detective novelist Michael Connelly.
As soon as Liz Gonzalez, the FOX26 anchor/reporter, saw the official itinerary for Pope Francis’ February trip to Mexico, she pitched the idea of covering the event. Because Gonzalez has reported on religion stories, she knew it would be a big event because the Fresno diocese is one of the fastest growing in the country.
Andre Benjamin has done some acting over the years, but the rapper and song writer is better known as being part of the hip-hop duo Outkast. His limited acting work didn’t stop writer/director John Ridley from casting Benjamin in his much heralded ABC anthology drama, “American Crime”
It’s not unusual for radio stations owned by the same company to share people and programming. It is unique when a station owned by one company produces programming for another station in the same market.
Visitors describe their favorite light sculptures at the Global Winter Wonderland at the Tulare County Fairgrounds. The world’s largest light sculpture display is complete with 51 colorful sculptures of global landmarks.
Global Winter Wonderland displays landmarks from around the world
Burt 'Robin' Ward on legacy of 'Batman' TV show, genius of Adam West
'Family Affair' star Kathy Garver talks about her book 'Surviving Cissy'