| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:35 PM
By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91.
But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:26 AM
There’s a scene near the end of one of the first episodes of the new season of “House of Cards” that features Frank (Kevin Spacey) and Claire (Robin Wright) Underwood late at night sharing a smoke at an open window of their Washington...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it.
But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:52 PM
"Exile. I've managed to isolate the president from everyone, including myself." -- Frank Underwood
Special Prosecutor Dunbar visits with Dr. Larkin, the reverend who served as the Walker's marriage counselor, and threatens him with a subpoena, but the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:45 AM
I read commentator Anis Shivani's critique of the American version of "House of Cards" before I started watching the second season. A after watching the first episode of Season 2, it reinforced my opinion that this TV series captures the American...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:57 PM
A leading Democratic lawmaker says the O'Malley administration isn't doing enough to keep the popular Netflix drama "House of Cards" in Maryland.
State Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee, has introduced a bill that...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
How many attacks on the First Amendment is President Obama going to be allowed before he’s universally denounced as a worse enemy of the press than Richard Nixon?
I have been comparing Obama to Nixon in his disdain for the First...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Outspoken former Ravens and New York Jets linebacker Bart Scott is climbing the network ranks.
Scott was promoted to studio analyst for CBS' pregame show "The NFL Today" after starting with the network last season on its offshoot, "That Other PreGame...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:28 AM
In the first live wrestling show on the WWE Network, a fantastic show from NXT was marred by technical issues.
The Network has kicked off to mixed results so far. The initial demand (some estimates had between 250,000-350,000 people signing up on the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Giuliana Rancic is a red carpet warrior.
For the past 12 years, she's interviewed almost every celebrity as they've headed to the Academy Awards ceremony. And her fans have noticed.
When Rancic joined E! News as a correspondent in 2002 and then became...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Fans of the USA Network drama "Suits" will see one of their own on the show's Thursday night season premiere as Michael Phelps pops in for a four-line appearance.
The most decorated Olympian in history will play himself on the episode, scheduled to air...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 AM
I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...