NBC's "Today" show show co-host and former WWL-TV anchor Hoda Kotb shared some big news on Tuesday: she adopted a baby girl, Haley Joy Kotb.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017
Law enforcement officers from the Iberville and Lafayette Parish Sheriff's offices surround suspect Tommy Francise's rig at a Crowley truck stop. Guns drawn, they shout for him to exit the vehicle, the camera zooms in on Francise's face and then …
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Before his creative muse lured him into film and television, Van Robichaux -- co-writer of the new comedy movie “Fist Fight” -- followed the practical path.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Thursday, February 09, 2017
President Barack Obama, born in 1961 in the newly minted state of Hawaii, proudly characterized himself as the son of a black man from Kenya and a white woman from Kansas. But such a mixed marital union would not have been tolerated in the Jim Cro…
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Monday, February 06, 2017
Retiba Hegazzi, 9, picks up part of her cooking skills from her father, who is from Egypt, and from watching the Food Network. For baking, she's inspired by her mom and from living in New Orleans.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Kaj Friis-Hecht, 10, took his New Orleans swagger (per host Ted Allen) to "Chopped Junior" Tuesday night and came away $10,000 richer.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" has landed a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, matching it with "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for most nominations ever.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Two years ago, Kaj Friis-Hecht wasn’t involved in the kitchen except to occasionally help scramble some eggs. But that’s understandable: He was 8 years old.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The five well-dressed people, all present or former police detectives, gather around the dining table in one of New Orleans' beautiful old homes. The stories they share, however, are anything but pretty.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017
After the successful premiere of "American Crime Story" with "The People V. O.J. Simpson," the show's Hurricane Katrina-focused season 2 hit a bit of a snag.
Saturday, January 07, 2017
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
With big yellow glasses, blonde hair and a flowy tunic, Painting with a Twist co-founder and CFO Renee Maloney went under the radar at her own company on tonight's episode of CBS' "Undercover Boss."
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Painting with a Twist co-founder Renee Maloney has a confession: She failed art.
There, it's out there. However, it didn't stop her and friend Cathy Deano from launching their paint-and-sip business in 2007 in Mandeville. Franchising began two years later, and there are now 320 studios in 36 states.
Monday, January 02, 2017
Longtime WWL-TV anchor and reporter Mike Hoss is leaving Channel 4 in a few months and launching a new company, he said in a Facebook announcement Sunday.
Sunday, January 01, 2017
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Critics are bestowing radiant reviews on “La La Land,” the audacious movie musical from “Whiplash” writer-director Damien Chazelle.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
When the lights of the Waldorf Wonderland Lobby at The Roosevelt New Orleans are lit at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Rob Kerkovich, Vanessa Ferlito and Joseph Zolfo, all of the CBS crime drama "NCIS: New Orleans," will be celebrity guests.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Monday, November 07, 2016
Exiting the NBC singing competition series "The Voice" was doubly sad for Lafayette's Gabe Broussard.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Hacksaw Ridge is a movie directed by Mel Gibson based on the is the true story of Desmond Doss. Doss saved 75 men in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII as an Army medic.
Friday, October 21, 2016
In “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” Tom Cruise makes his second appearance as Reacher, the former U.S. Army military police major turned lone-wolf vigilante. Reacher, a serial do-gooder, spends his life hitchhiking across the country, searching for …
Monday, October 17, 2016
In this 25th anniversary year of “Daughters of the Dust,” the New Orleans Film Festival will present the film’s writer-director, Julie Dash, with a career achievement award.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Friday, October 14, 2016
A documentary premiering Saturday at the New Orleans Film Festival recounts the saga of the 1967 St. Augustine High School football team, which desegregated the formerly all-white Catholic football league in 1967.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
New Orleans' Covenant House sits on North Rampart Street near Louis Armstrong Park, directly across from the French Quarter. The shelter serves runaway, homeless and other at-risk youth.
“One Note at a Time,” Renee Edwards’ documentary about musicians in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, makes its world premiere Sunday at the New Orleans Film Festival.
World premiere dramas and documentaries, a number of which have New Orleans ties, and a newly restored cinematic landmark, Julie Dash’s “Daughters of the Dust,” are among the 238 films screening at the 27th New Orleans Film Festival.
After being asked if she’d direct a documentary about Ella Brennan, the innovative and influential New Orleans restaurateur, Leslie Iwerks did some homework.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Red carpet event of the opening night of the film festival, premiere of "LBJ." The story about the rise of President Lyndon B. Johnson stars Woody Harrelson and was directed by Rob Reiner.
Monday, October 10, 2016
When Saran Trang Bynum was a toddler, she was airlifted from South Vietnam as part of Operation Babylift. She was an early evacuee, flown out in 1973.
The TLC network is promising a jaw-dropping season finale Tuesday night for its first scripted drama, "Too Close to Home."
Thursday, October 06, 2016
A new drama starring and produced by Jessica Biel and a panel discussion are among the films, guests and events announced this week by the New Orleans Film Festival.