Photo-Illustration: Vulture and Photos by Getty Images 1912: The U.S. government breaks up the New York–based conglomerate Motion Picture Patents Company, a.k.a. the Movie Trust. This paves the way for a newly formed Universal to open studios in L.A. and attract more of the budding film industry. 1928: Each of the big eight film studios now opens in L.A., ushering in the “Golden Age” of film in Hollywood. At the same time, Schenectady stations W2XB and WGY transmit the first-ever televised drama, The Queen’s Messenger , to Los Angeles. Direct lines between the entertainment industries on the two coasts begin to be drawn. 1938: After more than a decade of operating solely out of New York, radio-broadcast rivals NBC and CBS confirm the pull of L.A. by opening studios there. 1939: The earliest commercial-TV experiments begin with NBC station W2XBS, establishing New York as the new medium’s hub of innovation. 1946: Contrary to conventional East Coast wisdom, … [Read more...] about The History of Comedians Moving Between NYC and L.A.
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March 02, 2021 - 09:58 GMT Bridie Wilkins Loose Women star Coleen Nolan home: see where Coleen lives in Cheshire with her daughter Ciara and son Shane, after overhauling an area of the garden. Coleen Nolan has been giving fans daily updates on how she spends her time at home recently, and the latest revealed that she and her daughter Ciara had been overhauling an allotment area in the garden of their home. She shared a photo on Instagram showing Ciara painting a picket fence white as she sat on a camping chair, while Coleen enjoyed a cup of tea from her Friends -inspired Central Perk mug. She captioned the post: "Looks like sitting down on the job is the way forward #CuppawithCol @ciarafensome." READ: Coleen Nolan's fans stunned by living room transformation - watch Coleen Nolan's garden after painting Coleen's son Shane also shares the home with Coleen and Ciara, and apparently the family had been debating … [Read more...] about Coleen Nolan and daughter Ciara transform beautiful garden – see before and after