| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It's not easy for a new series to attract attention in the tried-and-true world of Emmy voters. But like one of the upstart wunderkinds it skewers, HBO's "Silicon Valley" walked away with television's equivalent of a successful IPO on Thursday...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
These thesps make the most of limited screen time:
The oft-nominated, three-time Emmy winner says he jumped at the chance to join the cast of CBS' new hit comedy "The Millers" before even reading a script, "because of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The Netflix newcomer "Orange Is the New Black" won for best comedy and AMC's departed veteran "Breaking Bad" won for top drama at the 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards, which were handed out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. on Thursday...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom.
The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Even if you don't know Steve Jobs from Steve Wozniak, you're likely going to laugh your butt off watching "Silicon Valley" (9 p.m. Sunday, HBO; 3.5 stars out of 4).
Co-created by Mike Judge, the show pokes fun at every aspect of the tech mecca of Silicon...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Good news for Mike Judge fans. The writer-director's new HBO series "Silicon Valley" has been renewed for a second season. HBO announced the renewal on Monday, along with the fourth-season renewal of its Julia Louis-Dreyfus comedy "Veep."
| May 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
FX's "Fargo," Showtime's "Masters of Sex," Comedy Central's "Broad City" and HBO's "Silicon Valley" are among the newbies gaining kudos traction after landing multiple nominations for the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards.
| May 29, 2014
| 7:46 AM
"Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races.
| May 28, 2014
| 11:14 AM
The Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. announced nominations for the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards on Wednesday. "Fargo," "Masters of Sex," "The Good Wife," "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Normal Heart" were the most-nominated programs...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Mike Judge is nothing if not consistent.
His films "Office Space" and "Idiocracy" and his cartoon series "King of the Hill" all betray an affection for small lives distorted by moneyed interests; a disdain for institutional double-speak; a distrust of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After a string of half-hours seemingly designed for niche tastes that sporadically merit the label "comedy," HBO has its most fully realized and potentially commercial player within that genre in some time thanks to "Silicon Valley." Co-created by Mike...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Christopher Evan Welch, a versatile actor whose work ranged from New York stage productions of Shakespeare to the role of the narrator in Woody Allen's 2008 film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," died Dec. 2 in Santa Monica, his publicist said. He was 48 and...