| Jan 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It was just over a week before the leads of HBO's gay-centered new series "Looking" would ultimately be seen — and examined closely — and the trio of friends (or "dream team," as they dub themselves) were too occupied to be overwhelmed by...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the most acclaimed character actors and ambitious performers of his generation, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 46.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:10 AM
More TV work is in the future for Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho, a co-founder of Teatro Luna who only last year landed her first TV gig writing for Lifetime's “Devious Maids.” Over the weekend Saracho said she learned that she will next...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels and NBC are trumpeting their commitment to diversity as they search for a black female cast member, responding to an uproar over the historic lack of African American females on the veteran sketch comedy show....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Tonally compatible with "Girls," but a lot less whiny, "Looking" has a strong indie-film sensibility, including a serialized narrative that's less episodic than being simply an ongoing story split into half-hour installments. Focusing on a trio of gay...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:34 PM
When I was in my 20s and needed to score fast cash for beer and to get a present for someone, I'd apply for store credit cards to get the signing gift (which I then regifted), charge something on the card and return the item for a cash refund.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
With just hours remaining until the highly-anticipated announcement of the 2014 Academy Award nominations, the stars of the new HBO show "Looking" gathered Wednesday night to celebrate the program's launch at Paramount Pictures Studio.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The Lily Allen comeback continues.
After returning to music late last year with the controversial "Hard Out Here" -- which itself followed her guest spot on Pink's "True Love" and her TV-commercial cover of "Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane -- the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A continent may divide them, but HBO's "Girls" will have to shove over and cede some of the Frank New Voice limelight to "Looking," the network's charming and deceptively significant new half-hour series that premieres Sunday about a trio of gay men...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The scotch will be out and the phones will be ringing soon enough. AMC announced that the first half of "Mad Men's final season will kick off in April, and revealed that the "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul" will land in November.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Every so often the question is raised as to whether women can be funny, usually because some old gasbag with a finger on the pulse of the past has declared that they cannot. It is hard to know what to do with such a ridiculous question given how often...