| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:29 AM
HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform.
Among the programs that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
| 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...
| 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 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 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy.
Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"The Good Wife" triggered discussion with an Emmy campaign mailer predicated on the fact the CBS series produces far more episodes (22 a season) than its likely cable rivals. But is quantity a legitimate factor in assessing quality -- or indeed, even...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For decades, TV was showbiz's stepchild, the medium that created jobs for people who were on their way up -- or on their way down -- in their film careers.
But there's a general consensus that TV has now moved into prime position. What was the tipping...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:50 AM
"Game of Thrones" creator George R.R. Martin is helping charity in a creative way.
He wants to support the Wolf Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and the Food Depot.
To do so, he has offered donors the chance to name a male character and a female character in the...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Warning — the following article contains major spoilers about the season finale to "Game of Thrones."
Wrapping up its fourth season, HBO's "Game of Thrones" has not just avoided toppling under the weight of its own story lines, it's become a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
"Game of Thrones" ended its breakout season with a final smash on Sunday.
HBO's blood-drenched fantasy rounded up 7.1 million total viewers for its Season 4 finale at 9 p.m., according to Nielsen. That was a 32% climb from the third-season ender a...
| 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...