| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:34 AM
"Law & Order" is usually the TV show known for its "ripped from the headlines" plots, but Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" seems to have been inspired by a recent legal case involving the Baltimore Museum of Art.
In the episode, Lisa's guinea pig...
| 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"...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The Opera Theater of Connecticut in Clinton revives Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme," one of the most popular operas in the repertoire, for the third time in its 30-year history.
Along with Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" and Verdi's "La Traviata," "Bohème,"...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ay, Caramba! To celebrate its acquisition of "The Simpsons," FXX will air the longest running marathon in TV history, showing all 25 seasons of the veteran animated comedy (that's 552 episodes) plus "The Simpsons Movie" in chronological order from...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:04 AM
ABC's "Rising Star" fell to a ratings low for the show Sunday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The hourlong telecast, in which three singers survived the second night of so-called duels, earned a rating of 1.0 among key 18- to 49-year-old...