| Feb 1, 2014
Dresden was the place for artistic jolts in 1905.
Operagoers were treated to the sight of a severed head, formerly attached to John the Baptist, being handed up from a cistern to a salivating Salome. Thick harmonies and bold splashes of tone color...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Hey, "The Walking Dead" is back on AMC!
It's been two months since we've been able to spend our Sunday nights watching men and women in tattered clothing brutally slaughtering rotting men and women in even more tattered clothing/skin, unless you...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:06 AM
We're a bit biased, but the staff at EW are clearly geniuses.
In the magazine's latest issue, out Friday, the writers and editors have named Baltimore-set social tapestry "The Wire" as the No. 1 TV show. Of all time.
Here's what they had to say:...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Viewers have seen worse.
Yes, that's damning with faint praise but better to set expectations accordingly, right?
The fall 2014 TV season on the broadcast networks now with NFL games on CBS Thursday night probably won't repeat the excitement of a decade...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:00 AM
For the first time in 40 years, the Emmy Awards will be on Monday night. Television's best and brightest, accustomed to having the deserted streets of downtown Los Angeles to themselves on a Sunday evening, now have something else on their minds besides...
| Jun 26, 2014
Can you turn the world on with your smile? Can you take day a nothing day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile?
Have you already started singing the theme song to "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in your head? Out loud?
If you're a woman around my...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Lena Waithe, writer and producer known for YouTube series such as "Dear White People," has signed a deal with BET to produce a pilot based on her YouTube series "Twenties," Variety has learned.
The show will be produced by Flavor Unit.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
From "All in the Family" to "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" to "Seinfeld," comedy has always lived in the zeitgeist of the culture, and if there's one series that satirizes society's ever-expanding love-hate relationship with modern technology, it's HBO's...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy.
Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Valerie Harper might not be "cancer free," as a headline screamed Wednesday, but she is "cautiously optimistic" and hopeful about her current health situation.
The actress, 74, issued a statement clarifying a quote that had appeared in this week's...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Valerie Harper is positively radiant these days. There's a sparkle in her eyes and a genuine warmth in her smile. Why not? She's defied the odds.
Early last year, Harper was told she had three months to live. Harper, a non-smoker who had a cancerous...