| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Liza Weil is set to guest star on ABC Family's "Bunheads" when it returns from hiatus -- bringing the total number of "Gilmore Girls" actors to appear on the series to seven....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Perhaps the saddest, most poignant sequence of "True Blood" Season 6 unfolds in the "Don’t You Feel Me" episode when Todd Lowe's character -- war-scarred veteran Terry Bellefleur -- is shot by a sniper. He bleeds out in the arms of his loving wife,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:25 PM
I am a fan of the TV series "Bunheads," about three (unrelated) generations of women and a small-town dance school, whose first season ran from last June 2012 to February 2013 on ABC Family and whose subsequent fate has still not been pronounced, to the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:18 PM
"Bunheads," the recently canceled ABC Family series from "Gilmore Girls" creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, didn't draw huge ratings, but its fan base was intensely devoted. Which is probably why Sherman-Palladino felt compelled to gather members of her...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Fans of "Fifty Shades of Grey" have been tied up in who will play Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the upcoming movie adaptation, and many were none too happy about the casting announcement made on Labor Day.
Author of the best-selling erotic...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:28 AM
"The Heat" has all the elements you'd expect from a buddy cop movie — the oil-and-water partnership, the car chases, the wisecracks — and a few you wouldn't — for instance, a scene involving Spanx.
Faithfully conforming to the macho...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Sei Fujii spent most of his life fighting for the civil rights of Japanese Americans. This weekend, he'll return to Huntington Beach to help preserve part of their immigrant history.
It won't be the real Fujii, who passed away in 1954. But even in...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:28 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Scott Patterson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on this date in 1958. This birthday guy stars as Michael Buchanan on the series "The Event". Previously, Patterson played Luke Danes for seven seasons on "Gilmore Girls" and he...
| May 13, 2011
From the first overheated moments of "Bridesmaids," with its Kama Sutra-plus-six-positions sex so satisfying for him, so exhausting for her it's clear we're in for that rarest of treats: an R-rated romantic comedy from the Venus point of view.
| Jul 15, 2011
How do you argue with any master list that includes Jane Lynch, Kathy Bates, Margo Martindale, Melissa McCarthy, Martha Plimpton, Kelly MacDonald, Betty White, Kristen Wiig and Joan Cusack?
There were a number of surprises, both heartening and...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Five shows that have never gotten the Emmy attention they deserved....