| 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"...
| 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:...
| 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 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)
| Dec 31, 2011
| 2:16 PM
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 grasping phrases that few...
| 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 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:25 PM
It is not the most common occurrence for someone from the Lehigh Valley to move to California and then move back. But that's the path cartoonist and animator Carol "Cotty" Kilbanks has taken. After living on west coast for 20 years and working on TV shows...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:51 PM
"The Simpsons" will hit its 550th episode on May 4.
To mark that milestone, the Fox comedy will offer an episode called "Brick Like Me."
The plot, according to Fox: "Homer wakes up in a world where his family and everyone in Springfield are made of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Lego and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products have revealed the look of the 16 minifigures the companies will release to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons."
The line of figures will go on sale May 1, with each character -- including Bart...