| May 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Filmmakers with significant life experience outside the creative arts are becoming ever rarer creatures, but France's Thomas Lilti exploits his original career to the fullest in his fitfully engaging comedy-drama "Hippocrates." A trained doctor who...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Now that the Kim Kardashian/Kanye West wedding extravaganza is behind us, we can look ahead to the George Clooney/Amal Almuddin wedding, scheduled for September. It might be in as notable a location as the Kimye affair, which was split between...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Playing a TV serial killer can be a confusing job, and James Purefoy knows it firsthand from "The Following." He earned a legion of fans attracted to his focused, controlled madman … and nearly lost them with a singular killing.
"I slaughtered my...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:30 AM
To put Hugh Laurie's two albums in the context with which he's most associated, 2011's "Let Them Talk" was like the pilot episode of a television series: With handsomely arranged renditions of standards such as "After You've Gone" and "St. James...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:29 PM
LOS ANGELES - Pat Patterson, a WWE exec and WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, came out publicly as a gay man for the first time in the season finale of WWE reality series "Legends' House."
The emotional admission arrived during dinner while reflecting on...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Sherilyn Fenn was born in Detroit, Mich., on this date in 1965. This birthday gal may have made her biggest splash with her Emmy nominated performance as Audrey Horne on the quirky series "Twin Peaks" in 1990. She played a...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Very few shows could pull off a homage to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman without seeming exploitative, sensational or culturally carnivorous. Only one could do it in the middle of an episode dealing with a bunch of missing anthrax and Garret...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:15 AM
"House" meets "Homeland" and goes dancing with "Grey's Anatomy" on the new ABC "medical" drama, "Black Box," a show so deeply flawed and absurdly derivative you will wonder if you, like the main character, are experiencing a manic episode.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Jonny Kaplan and the Lazy Stars released their fourth album in October, yet Kaplan admits they are not well known in the U.S. He's looking to change that.
To that end, you'd think they would play in a large venue, well, at leastbigger than the Harp...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Jesse Spencer doesn't have far to go to pick up his latest award. The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards will honor the "Chicago Fire" star with its 2014 Artistic Achievement Award during an April 10 ceremony at the Radisson Blu Aqua...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When "The Mindy Project" premiered on Fox in fall 2012, it was widely hailed as a breakthrough in the diversity of mainstream television. Its star, Mindy Kaling, who plays a romantically challenged obstetrician in a New York hospital, became the first...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hulu announced that it has hired Craig Erwich, previously with Warner Horizon Television, as senior VP and head of content.
Erwich will officially start at the Internet TV joint venture next Monday, April 7, reporting to Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins.