| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Connor Jessup has grown up a lot in the last year, both on and off the set of TNT's alien invasion hit "Falling Skies." His recent travel itinerary proves the point.
Jessup spent 2 1/2 months of his spring backpacking through Europe with a friend...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 11:40 AM
After playing too many creatures to count over the years, Doug Jones has become the maestro of masked acting. So when "Falling Skies" needed someone to embody a new Volm alien, Jones was top of the list for the show's creature creator, Todd Masters of...
| 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 28, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Drew Roy provides one of the creepier moments in Season 3 of "Falling Skies," which just four episodes in has delivered a number of creepy occurrences. (Stop reading if you're not caught up! Spoilers ahead!)
In the June 23 episode, "At All Costs," Roy...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Nik Wallenda's successful crossing of the Grand Canyon was a big ratings winner for Discovery Channel Sunday night.
Discovery said the audience grew to 13 million during the actual walk. The Wallenda pre-show drew 6.3 million viewers, and the walk...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Steven Spielberg's most commercially successful series in recent years has been TNT's sci-fi entry "Falling Skies." The popcorn drama, starring Noah Wyle as a history professor who winds up leading a resistance operation after an alien invasion, has...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:09 AM
UPDATED: Game 5 of the NBA Finals scored big time locally and nationally for ABC Sunday night.
The San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat, 114-104. The game easily topped the ratings for Central Florida by averaging 263,500 viewers. The series resumes...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:25 PM
"Major Crimes" (TNT, Mondays). The sequel to the beloved "The Closer" begins its second season this week, with Mary McDonnell back as Capt. Sharon Raydor, the head of a fictional Los Angeles Police Department unit devoted to ... major crimes. The transfer...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Major dramas, Broadway and the NBA will compete for viewers this weekend.
"Game of Thrones" concludes its season at 9 p.m. Sunday on HBO. After last week's shocking massacre, the lavish drama will deliver a ghost story, a challenge and mercy from an...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:32 AM
UPDATED: Game 2 of the NBA Finals easily won the Sunday ratings race in Orlando.
But it was a good night for the Tonys, too. Broadway's biggest night displayed ratings strength in Central Florida and ranked third.
The Miami Heat beat the San Antonio...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
At this point "Falling Skies" qualifies as a well-oiled machine, down to TNT's strategy of bringing the series back each year capitalizing on all that male tune-in during the NBA playoffs. Overtly appealing to those guys, the third season opens with a...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:30 AM
"Graceland," an original crime drama premiering June 6 on USA Network, isn't set in Memphis.
Instead, the location is sunny and sexy Manhattan Beach, where agents with the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement...