| Sep 9, 2010
| 2:10 PM
Since he first gained prominence playing a lawyer, Jimmy Smits is coming full circle in some ways. And in other ways, not so much.
The Emmy-winning veteran of such series as "L.A. Law" and "NYPD Blue" returns to weekly television as a Supreme Court judge...
| Apr 16, 2011
"Survivor" host Jeff Probst has purchased the Gene Autry estate in Studio City for $5 million.
Built in 1949 by the cowboy singer-actor, the forested 3.68-acre property had been donated by Autry's widow, Jacqueline Autry, to the Autry National Center...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Despite frequent attempts, many hit British TV series haven't been able to make a successful transition across the big pond to American television. For every success like NBC's "The Office," there's a bomb like the same network's "Coupling." Or, on a...
| Jan 11, 2011
Glendale and Burbank have benefited from a boost in film production in the region, as "CSI," "Desperate Housewives" and a host of television commercials have shot on location in the area in the past two months.
Last week Film L.A., a nonprofit that...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 11:22 AM
If anyone knows how to make a law drama, it's David E. Kelley.
The former attorney got his start as an Emmy-honored writer-producer on "L.A. Law," then created his own memorable projects with "Ally McBeal," "The Practice" and the latter's spinoff "Boston...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:09 PM
First there was "High School Musical." Then there was "Glee." Next up is ... "Madison High."
Stop me if this sounds familiar: All a group of geeky high school kids wants to do is sing and dance their way to popularity. Yes, "HSM" and "Glee" clone fever...
| May 13, 2012
| 11:39 AM
NBC announced its 2012-13 primetime schedule Sunday that capitalizes on the popularity of "The Voice" by launching a new fall edition of the singing competition series.
The network also plans to add six new scripted series in the fall and four at mid-...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Chicago TV viewers get their first look at Fox's new Chicago filmed and set drama, "The Mob Doctor," on Sept. 17, the network announced Monday.
The series, about--you guessed it--a doctor for the mob, stars Jordana Spiro of "My Boys" fame as the...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:12 PM
NBC released its midseason schedule for 2012, and missing from it are "Community" and "Prime Suspect."
Both ratings-starved but critically praised series have been pulled from the schedule. A spokesman from NBC has told me that "Prime Suspect" "is still...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:19 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Robin Martin, executive director of Hope South Florida and The Shepherd's Way shelter.
Q: Why is working with the homeless so important to you?
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:33 AM
This is shaping up to be one of the biggest roller coasters of an award season in some time.
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) unveiled its nominees for the best in film and television this morning, offering plenty of surprises.
Perhaps the biggest?...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:30 AM
NBC plans to use its Olympics coverage to promote the fall TV season, offering sneak peeks at two new comedies and launching the second season of "Grimm" when the Games end in mid-August.
The network has spread out its fall premieres over more than two...