| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:10 AM
"The Office" began a new era in its season 8 premiere Thursday night, more specifically an era without the beloved Michael Scott (Steve Carell).
Life without Michael seemed grim to a devoted "Office" fan like me. What would Dundler Mifflin (or is it...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Jason Winer was directing Julie Bowen on first episode of "Modern Family" when inspiration struck.
"In the initial draft, Julie's character was described as mildly controlling and neurotic," Winer says of the suburban sitcom mom. "But what she didn't...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:03 AM
Annie moves in with Troy and Abed; Leslie and Ben cause a world war; there's a new hot temp at Dundler-Mifflin; Whitney and Alex decide they need to spend more time together.
"Community": #AnniesMove is trending in Greendale this week as Annie moves...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Thursday night is b intern Becky Quinn's favorite night of the week for plenty of reasons (hello, Thirsty Thursday!). NBC and its comedy lineup just make it that much better. Rather than taking her time like her roommates to get ready to go out, she would...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Harford County is hardly Tinsel Town. The closest places to Bel Air named Hollywood are in St. Mary's County on Maryland's very lower Western Shore and in Carbon County, Pa., not too far from Scranton, backdrop for the hit TV series "The Office."
| Oct 13, 2011
| 7:57 PM
b intern Becky Quinn chimes in about what tickled her funny bone this week. Hint, it was not the Dundler Mifflin billboard.
"Community": Troy and Abed’s housewarming party turned into a weird parallel universe with dice rolling, lost body parts...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 12:13 AM
Greetings boys and GHOULs!
The second season of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' premieres on Sunday evening, and before I get going with this new TV Lust blog, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the series and introduce myself.
My story is fairly typical. I...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
British actor Idris Elba is having what he describes as a "beautiful moment" in his career. His off-screen life, though, is another story.
This summer, Elba starred in Guillermo del Toro's special-effects action thriller "Pacific Rim," in which he...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Our collective fear of death has driven story since its invention. But where once we quaked at the thought of a life cut short — by violence, illness, childbirth — we now just as often obsess about lives, and deaths, stretched overlong.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:38 AM
In a beleaguered Long Beach, Calif., hospital's extended care unit, the setting for HBO's new half-hour series "Getting On" that premieres at 9 p.m. Sunday, the ward's head nurse vents to a co-worker, "People say extended care is boring, which it is not;...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Bert Marcus, 31
Producer, Bert Marcus Prods.
Most documentaries bored USC grad and former Clear Channel worker Marcus, so he decided to make interesting ones like "Teenage Paparazzo" (acquired by HBO at Sundance 2010), "How to Make Money Selling Drugs"...