| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves.
It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Starz has given a 13-episode order to an anthology series from Steven Soderbergh and producer Philip Fleishman that is inspired by the helmer's 2009 feature "The Girlfriend Experience."
"The Girlfriend Experience" will delve into the world of high-end...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Queen Elizabeth II's reign over England has been a walk in the park compared to past rulers or the fictional would-be rulers of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. So it makes sense that on her visit to the "Game of Thrones" set Tuesday, she declined to sit...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Director and screenwriter Dean DeBlois has thoughtfully entertained our children with animated adventures. Among his credits are the Disney hits "Mulan" and "Lilo & Stitch." But his contribution to "How to Train Your Dragon" for DreamWorks in 2010 took...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Edie Falco has a cold. Actually, it's more like a sinus infection, one that's been plaguing her for weeks now, and so she enters the roof-top restaurant at the Peninsula hotel in Beverly Hills apologizing if the medication has made her a little dingy....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Performer-turned-writer/director Paul Mazursky, who was Oscar-nommed five times and helmed hit movies including "Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice" and "An Unmarried Woman," died of cardiac arrest Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
"Game of Thrones," HBO's Emmy-award winning fantasy epic, has surpassed "The Sopranos" as its most popular series ever, the premium cable network said on Thursday.
Episodes in the fourth season of the show have an average gross audience of 18.4 million,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
They both just happen to have landed shows at Showtime, but as it turns out, Ann Biderman, the executive producer of "Ray Donovan," and Michelle Ashford, the executive producer of "Masters of Sex," are friends as well -- having heard of each other for...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
In a stark Studio City office building in February, a team of six writers was huddled around a conference table breaking the season finale script of what AMC hopes to be its baton-carrying, zeitgeisty drama — "Halt and Catch Fire."
| May 18, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Jerry Vale, a smooth-voiced singer who reached the top of the pop charts in the 1950s and '60s with his interpretations of romantic ballads, died Sunday at his home in Palm Desert. He was 83.
Vale's attorney, Harold J. Levy, confirmed his death after...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Darkness becomes FX.
Whether it's the Southern Gothic tone of "Justified," the evil incarnate of "American Horror Story," the Cold War paranoia of "The Americans" or the underlying menace of "Sons of Anarchy," the deeply flawed characters populating...
| May 2, 2014
The latest story collection by 79-year-old Southern writer Ellen Gilchrist focuses on people grappling with events beyond their control. Characters witness floods and funerals. They make helicopter rescues and dodge terrorist attacks. Much of the action...