| May 15, 2013
| 4:33 PM
"Family Tree" co-creator, writer and star Jim Piddock offers Zap2it 10 teases for the rest of Season 1....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:21 PM
You need no particular knowledge or affection for the game of kings to appreciate the whimsy of "Computer Chess."
The genius of this indie is its cleverness in capturing the driest of times and the dullest of people in a faux documentary about the early...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The last time Lorne Michaels ever really let a public comment pass about which "Saturday Night Live" cast member might not return to the program came in 1986, at the tail end of "SNL" ill-fated 11th season.
Many people have wiped that era from memory:...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — When Jeff Garlin's sons were still playing Little League baseball, the comedian would attend games and find himself horrified.
"You could say 'hilarious' or 'absurd' to describe what I witnessed, but the word I'd use is 'painful,'"...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Like it were planned, and perhaps it was, American fans of Chris O'Dowd left bereft by the end of Christopher Guest's HBO series "Family Tree" may jump, as from a lovely frying pan into a really nice fire, to O'Dowd's own "Moone Boy," which begins...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Love Christopher Guest? Then prove it for a chance to win an awesome "Family Tree" prize-pack in the Zap2it "Family Tree" sweepstakes....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Remember how “True Blood” ended last August? The Vampire Authority compound is in flames. Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) drinks all the sacred blood supposedly preserved from Lilith (Jessica Clark), the mother of all vampires. Then Bill...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:44 AM
L.A. Times TV critic Robert Lloyd highlights the week's television:
"Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). A great and terrible idea that yields hilarity pretty consistently: Heavily intoxicated narrators (comics, comic actors) retell episodes from...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:18 AM
What's a guy gotta do to get a shot at directing his first Pixar film? In Dan Scanlon's case, he may have had to kill somebody.
Granted, that somebody was fictional — and a '70s children's TV host, to boot. But thanks in part to whacking a live-...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:34 AM
The Stephen King experiment begins on CBS Sunday night, an open-ended series adaptation of "Under the Dome." The novel ran 1,100-plus pages, but still the show's creators have been given free reign in taking the story in new directions, which could be...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Cable news currently seems to be in a state of disarray, and the traditional network news divisions are struggling to get airtime. Sensing a chance to expand its claim in the highly competitive broadcast-news arena, public television plans to extend its...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Forget about staggered schedules or focusing on one thing at a time. Top-rated network CBS is planning to premiere nearly all of its new and returning programming during one week in September.
"Premiere Week" will kick off on Sunday, Sept. 22 with the...