| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma horseman who became a TV and western movie star during the genre's heyday, died Tuesday at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. He was 89.
Robertson, who was best known for starring in the series "Tales of Wells Fargo" from...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:36 PM
I have a long love of television. Growing up in Chicago during the broadcast-only days of channels 2, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 32, I would be up early to watch the test pattern before the day's programming had even begun.
After-school hours were reserved for...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tyler Perry was tweeting up a storm during the May premiere of "The Haves and the Have Nots," his first TV drama for OWN, the network co-owned by his longtime friend Oprah Winfrey.
"Keep watching this show. It is going to BLOW YOUR MIND from week to...
| Feb 15, 2013
There must be someone besides me watching "House of Cards."
Someone? Hello? I know you're out there.
The new made-for-Netflix series, a baker's dozen of episodes that made their debut in one fell swoop two weeks ago, has gotten as much publicity...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:15 PM
When the rebooted "Dallas" debuted last year, TNT talked a lot about how the new generation of Ewings were at the center of the story. It was a good spin to get young viewers, but the Ewing kids had nothing on scheming oilman J.R. Ewing.
And the 20-...
| Jan 28, 2013
Even though beloved octogenarian actor Larry Hagman died late last year, his iconic character J.R. Ewing will be back in trademark form for the second season of TNT's reboot of "Dallas."
With bushy eyebrows twitching, J.R. will plot his way through seven...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"Homeland" swept the two lead acting drama categories last year. Could another first-year series be poised to duplicate the feat? Let's look at the four drama acting races to see if it might be in the cards.
LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA
Kevin Spacey, "House of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The Los Angeles Film Festival's Sunday "Coffee Talks" panels on June 16 are scheduled to feature "Iron Man 3" director/co-writer Shane Black and actors Joe Manganiello ("True Blood") and Virgina Madsen ("Sideways").
The four "Coffee Talks" will shine a...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Although the obvious comparison is to CW's short-lived cheerleader drama "Hellcats," "Hit the Floor" -- a terrible title for VH1's soap about, to cut to the chase, the Laker Girls -- bears a closer resemblance to Lifetime's "The Client List," in that it's...
| May 19, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The high school loner named Tom is the killer in the series premiere of the new crime procedural "Motive" (9 p.m. CT Monday, ABC; 2 stars out of 4). Before you dash off an angry email or tweet to me crying spoilers, understand that I’ve spoiled...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 AM
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year.
•Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...