| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Up until the ninth inning, it was a great game, and TBS provided coverage worthy of it.
As I said in my review of Friday night's wildcard game, the broadcast team of Ernie Johnson on play by play and Cal Ripken and John Smoltz as analysts is a winner....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Ground Floor," which premieres Thursday on TBS, is a serviceable three-camera comedy from Bill Lawrence, who co-created "Cougar Town" and created "Scrubs," and Greg Malins, who has writing and producing credits on "Friends," "How I Met Your Mother" and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When he was in his early 20s, Bill Lawrence landed his first staff writing job on ABC's "Billy." In the first days of his new sitcom gig, he would get hungry and would secretly take food, mostly cereal.
"Finally the executive producer came around and he...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Gwen Stefani sparkled at the inaugural gala for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, but her fringed Ferragamo gown did little to distract attention from her midsection.
The singer is reportedly expecting her third child with...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ABC is going all in on Tuesday nights, with four new shows premiering, beginning with "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D". Considering that show's cat's cradle of demographic attractions — Comic books! Joss Whedon! Clark Gregg!! — ABC decided...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Courteney Cox and her ex-husband, David Arquette, have put their Beverly Hills home in the Multiple Listing Service at $19.5 million.
The pristine property, designed by modernist architect A. Quincy Jones and built in 1959, was renovated during their...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Actor Bruce Willis has entered the fray in the Westside's action-packed housing market, listing his Beverly Hills mansion at $22 million.
The walled and gated estate includes a 1928 Spanish-style house with a porte-cochere, a swimming pool surrounded by...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:59 AM
If social media can help drive a revolution, surely it can sway the fate of a small, overlooked television series on the brink of cancellation. Right?
A few weeks ago I wrote about one of the strongest shows on TV right now, the nuanced and mordantly...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:18 AM
The highlights Tuesday night:
1. "NCIS" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" are reruns on CBS. That should mean good things for "The Voice" at 8 on NBC and "Dancing With the Stars" at 9 on ABC. Both reality competitions flourished Monday against CBS reruns....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The last time I spoke with comedian Eddie Pepitone was June, just prior to the world premiere of his movie "The Bitter Buddha" in Chicago, where it screened during the Just For Laughs festival. Nine months and several tour stops later, he and director...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Second City has been smart enough over the years to let its impressive roster of alumni speak for itself. Old photos of recognizable faces may line the lobby, but you'll never see one of the theater's shows advertised under a banner touting, "From the...