| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:27 AM
It might be premature to compare the “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” franchise with the long-running “Law & Order” franchise, but the similarities are there. Both NBC franchises were created by legendary producer Dick...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
There is a lot to be said for the good old-fashioned police procedural of the sort that, in the days before cable, once dominated television.
With its hard-R ways and highfalutin literary ambitions, cable gave us twisted-up complications, as in HBO's...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:05 AM
For the past two seasons, drama behind-the-scenes of "Community" has caused more buzz than the comedy onscreen. Fighting between creator Dan Harmon, NBC and actor Chevy Chase resulted in Harmon's departure before Season 4.
Costars Joel McHale and Jim...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:35 PM
After a couple of decades of centering his TV empire on New York, the home of "Law & Order" and most of its spinoffs, the veteran producer Dick Wolf has suddenly become a man of the Midwest.
His new pair of shows — not an empire yet, but already...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Of all the new fall shows, ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." was the most anticipated and continues to be among the most closely monitored by critics, columnists and Industry bloggers. Many people who are not ABC executives want this show to...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:39 PM
As the 10-year anniversary of the most talked-about moment in Cubs history approaches, it turns out everyone was wrong all along.
Touching the famous foul ball in Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series wasn't the worst thing to happen to...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Dennis Farina, the character actor best remembered for "Get Shorty" and "Law & Order," is dead at age 69, a publicist announced.
He died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital, after suffering a blood clot in a lung, the actor's rep, Lori De...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:48 AM
"Cold Justice" -- From "Law and Order" czar Dick Wolf comes a true-crime detective procedural. Playing a bit like reality's version of "Rizzoli & Isles," "Cold Justice" follows attorney and former Texas prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime scene...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Grammy and Emmy Award-winning jazz-pop singer Harry Connick Jr. says he’s not sure whether he’ll reprise his popular assistant district attorney character on NBC-TV’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” which started its...
| Jul 27, 2012
Antonique Smith is most famous for her starring role of Faith Evans in "Notorious" where she received rave reviews. The LA Times called her "delicious in the role" and Rolling Stone Mag said she was "terrific". She was also praised by critics, including...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:38 PM
In the series premiere of TNT's new medical drama "Monday Mornings," Dr. Tyler Wilson's boss calls the talented neurosurgeon arrogant, careless and reckless.
Those words sting enough, but the boss delivers the verbal beating in front of Wilson's peers at...
| Jun 25, 2010
Prescott S. Bush Jr.
President George H.W. Bush's brother
Prescott S. Bush Jr., 87, the brother of one U.S. president and another's uncle, died Wednesday in Hingham, Mass., after a long illness, according to his family.
A retired insurance executive,...