| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The force is strong with these ones.
The Baltimore Zoo has announced Friday the winners of a contest to name its two lion cubs. With more than 20,000 votes, the cubs will now be known as Luke and Leia -- after the heroes of the first three "Star Wars"...
| 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:...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Since 1989, the opening credits to "The Simpsons," the longest running animated series on TV, has featured a short bit of animations showing the buffoon patriarch Homer sacked out at his post in the control room at a nuclear power plant.
It's probably no...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Sometimes, less is more. Tonight's episode clocked in at a brisk 50 minutes -- and it was one of the best episodes of the season. Even with the laughable introduction of a mysterious scroll. Dun-dun-dun!
With just two more episodes to go, this episode...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 2:16 PM
December 31, 2011
Eleven-year-old Sy'Keirra English strides confidently to the front of the classroom and greets her teacher in his native language — Arabic.
Atheed Azzet could not be more pleased. It has been three months, and the kids are...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
New Year’s Eve
The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current)
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:28 PM
"Jersey Shore" Season 5 premieres Thursday, so we asked our staff and guests to reveal which show they think is so done.
"Weeds" started off funny and unique, but quickly ran out of plot lines that didn't feel forced. It's time for Nancy Botwin to end...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Playing in this summer's World Cup will undoubtedly be an honor for Barcelona's feared foursome of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. But then a lot of players can say they've done that.
How many can say they've been "Simpsonized" though?...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
All those who have spent the past few years complaining about Judd Apatow movies -- about the length or the plotlines or that they're all about shlubby guys getting attractive girls or that they're nothing but pot jokes -- all those people can take it...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Inducting Rupert Murdoch into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on March 11 sounds like a no-brainer. Few have done more in the past 30 years to reshape the TV business, from the launch of the Fox broadcasting network to the fledgling outfit's...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"The Simpsons" paid tribute to the late Marcia Wallace in its final episode for Edna Krabappel, Springfield's long-standing elementary school teacher. Wallace voiced the character in more than 100 episodes of the show.
The episode revolved around the...