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  • ESPN's New Goal: Getting Viewers To Watch History's 'Vikings'

    And you thought the people at ESPN cared only about sports. On Monday, executives at the sports-media empire will take a vested interest in helping a general-entertainment cable network launch the second season of one of its most successful scripted...
  • Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk

    Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk
    The oddest thing about the hit Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" is that its popularity -- according to many media watchers and even to some extent Netflix itself -- seems inextricably tied up with the way it gets viewed, rather than whether it'...
  • Steven Van Zandt's gangster is out to corrupt Norway in 'Lilyhammer'

    Steven Van Zandt's gangster is out to corrupt Norway in 'Lilyhammer'
    Steven Van Zandt knows his way around the underworld. For six seasons on "The Sopranos," he played Silvio Dante, the consigliere to crime boss Tony Soprano who obediently carried out his orders with a distinctive glower. But these days the actor is...
  • Mirth and musical chairs on TV

     Mirth and musical chairs on TV
    You may have heard or read or woke up suddenly thinking that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television. Some call it the platinum age, which sounds a little too Rodeo Drive to me. But let them have their fun. Most of this new golden/platinum age...
  • TV hits a prime time online and beyond in 2013

     TV hits a prime time online and beyond in 2013
    It was a sweet year to be a TV critic. Some of us have been shouting into the wind for years, but finally and yet somewhat miraculously, television is being acknowledged as a legitimate and ascendant art form. Books were published, panels held,...
  • Elaine Stritch: 'I Didn't Declare Retirement'

    When I first see Elaine Stritch--the 89-year-old legendary stage and screen actress--she's propped in bed. Although she's been a New York fixture since the 1940s (and spent 18 years living in a room at the Carlyle Hotel), she recently moved to Michigan....
  • Steven Van Zandt says E Street Band will continue, 'The Sopranos' won't -- and his thoughts on 'Born to Run' almost dying in Kutztown

     
    Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band is now in a better position than ever to continue rolling on and there was talk about a movie version of “The Sopranos” but the death of James Gandolfini has silenced it forever, guitarist and......
  • Women of 'Mad Men' talk about Don, story rumors and the end

     Women of 'Mad Men' talk about Don, story rumors and the end
    "The show is titled 'Mad Men,' but without these women, the guys would be just a bunch of desperate masturbators in great suits." So said Holly Hunter, introducing the lead actresses of the acclaimed AMC drama last week at the nonprofit Women in Film...
  • Damiano Mr. Pizza closes: The he-said, they-said whole story

    Damiano Mr. Pizza closes: The he-said, they-said whole story
    When Damiano Mr. Pizza, the family-run pizza parlor on Fairfax Avenue, shut its doors late last month after nearly 60 years in business, it quickly brought to light the tiff between building owners Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, who together own well-...
  • James Gandolfini dies at 51; villain, hero, sex symbol and slob

    James Gandolfini dies at 51; villain, hero, sex symbol and slob
    James Gandolfini, the most important actor in the most influential television series of the last decade and a half, died suddenly Wednesday, in Italy. He was only 51, and though he had been a busy working actor -- in film and onstage as well as on TV --...
  • 'The Sopranos' lifted HBO and the TV industry to new heights

    'The Sopranos' lifted HBO and the TV industry to new heights
    Tony Soprano may not have put HBO on the map, but he sure made its address famous. The portrayal of the conflicted mob boss by James Gandolfini, who died unexpectedly Wednesday, lifted HBO and indeed the entire television industry to new creative...
  • James Gandolfini dead at 51: Recalling 10 of his most memorable roles

    James Gandolfini dead at 51: Recalling 10 of his most memorable roles
    James Gandolfini's untimely death at the age of 51 was as shocking as the abrupt cut-to-black conclusion of his most famous series, "The Sopranos." Although most people became familiar with the imposing-looking Italian American actor after seeing him...