This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Billboards Fuel Kutcher-Sheen Ratings Rivalry
KTLA is jumping on the anti-Ashton Kutcher bandwagon by taking out billboards promoting reruns of "Two and a Half Men" that star Charlie Sheen, proclaiming the somewhat unstable actor "the original."
TMZ reports that the signs have sprung up around L.A., with Sheen's smirking mug just daring Kutcher to try to get the ratings he got.
The gossip site also says that they heard from "a mole" at the station that the new campaign a deliberate dig at Kutcher, and is attempting to capitalize on the well-known fact that fans liked Sheen better.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.