| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Toward the end of his life, Orson Welles and director Henry Jaglom became close in friendship and business. They lunched regularly together at Ma Maison, where the film legend asked Jaglom to tape their unfettered conversations. Thirty years later, film...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"I don't think it's possible to be all things to all people," FX Networks CEO John Landgraf explained to journalists at his TCA exec session. "To try to be simultaneously older and younger has a tendency to diffuse the brand, rather than crystallize it."...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:05 PM
One of James Gandolfini's final films is coming to theaters in September.
"Enough Said," Nicole Holofcener's romantic dramedy that stars the late "Sopranos" actor as a romantic lead, will open in limited release on Sept. 20, studio Fox Searchlight said...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Perhaps the saddest, most poignant sequence of "True Blood" Season 6 unfolds in the "Don’t You Feel Me" episode when Todd Lowe's character -- war-scarred veteran Terry Bellefleur -- is shot by a sniper. He bleeds out in the arms of his loving wife,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"Game of Thrones" came out of the box strong for HBO in 2011, but this was the year the alchemy worked just right with the TV Academy.
Genre shows like "Walking Dead" and "True Blood" have been big hits with viewers, but Emmy attention hasn't been as...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:15 AM
After the coffee. Before gearing up for yet another TV press tour.
The Skinny: I caught up on the last two episodes of CBS's "Under the Dome" over the weekend. I've decided viewers needs to watch "Under the Dome" as if they were watching "Sharknado."...
| Jun 21, 2013
The 12-million viewers who tuned into the final episode of "The Sopranos" in 2007 thought there was a good chance Tony Soprano would get whacked. There was an irrefutable logic to such a denouement: the mob boss had cheated death so many times; the HBO...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The era of Internet television is officially here.
Netflix's "House of Cards" garnered nine Emmy nominations Thursday, becoming the first show delivered exclusively online to be nominated in the major categories including drama series, lead actor and...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Each week Times TV Critic Mary McNamara offers her viewing picks for the coming week:
"Falling Skies." With two sets of alien invaders, a mega death ray under construction, the threat of mind-controlling silverfish around and a crazy alien-accelerated...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The wails of an infant haunt much of the 13-minute YouTube clip.
On the Internet's dominant video site, recordings of laughing babies, talking twin babies, roller-skating babies long have made for amusing, sure-fire click bait. This case of a crying...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Sookie Stackhouse's powers might be even more limited than she thought: HBO's "True Blood" saw a big ratings dip in its sixth-season premiere Sunday.
An average of 4.5 million viewers tuned in at 9 p.m., according to Nielsen. That was a 13% decline...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...