| May 6, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Peggy's back, and so is the "Mad Men" we all love.
True, Peggy has appeared in the show for most of this season. And the overall themes (prostitution and adultery) are still present in "For Immediate Release."
But it’s as though the writers were...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:45 AM
"The quality of mercy is not strained.”
The title for this episode comes from Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice.” On this Father’s Day, Don could use mercy from his daughter and himself. Instead we find him curled up in a...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Talk about a TV series keeping current with the news.
Thirty seconds into the Season 2 opener of Showtime’s “Homeland,” viewers see the first image of an American embassy under attack in the Middle East. At just over two minutes into...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:16 AM
"The only thing worse than not getting what you want is someone else getting it," Roger said in season five.
In "To Have And To Hold," Don not only loses what he wants to someone else, but he also watches the defeat unfold right in front of him....
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:20 AM
For all you complaining about the less-than-stellar season six premiere, feast your eyes on the scintillating second episode.
“The Collaborators” delves into themes of desire, putting on a good face for show and the sin rooted deep in Don&...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:04 PM
The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:02 AM
UPDATES WITH MORE BALTIMORE NOMINEES: HBO's Baltimore productions "VEEP" and "Game Change" got some solid Emmy notice with the comedy earning a best actress nomination for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Forget the water cooler — or any other public space like social media or the Internet.
When a TV show strikes the kind of psychic chords that HBO’s “Game of Thrones” did last week with its blood-drenched Red Wedding sequence, the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Baltimore native Peyton List, who got her start on "As the World Turns" and most recently appeared on "90210" and "Mad Men," has landed the starring role in a pilot for The CW.
According to Deadline Hollywood, List, 26, will play the part of Cara in...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Last Sunday, "Girls," HBO's much-talked-about comedy, debuted its second season. I should qualify that "much-talked-about" description, since "Girls" is really only a major discussion point among young liberal urbanites around the country. It's in matters...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:36 AM
A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart.
"I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Don has taken the elevator ride straight to Hell.
“Excuse me,” Don yells behind jail bars. “I shouldn’t be in here.”
Yes, he should. And not just for punching a minister, even if that hatemonger deserved it. (MLK, RFK and...