| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Amazon Studios has put into production three comedy pilots as the online retail giant deepens its investment in original content for its Prime Instant Video streaming service.
The studio struck deals with several established Hollywood writers and...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:25 AM
It's been two decades since the maverick Los Angeles homicide detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch made his debut in Michael Connelly's first novel, "The Black Echo." In 18 novels over that span, the hard-charging, short-tempered, fiercely independent Bosch...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's a good chance you will cross paths with one of the many projects filming in Chicago this summer — especially if you work or live downtown. After all, there are three major-studio movies and five (possibly six) TV series scheduled to shoot in...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:50 PM
It didn't take long for Danai Gurira to make her mark as zombie-killing warrior Michonne in "The Walking Dead." After all, the beloved character from Robert Kirkman's graphic novels can chop off a walker's head with one stroke of her katana sword....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Thursday at the Television Critics Association (TCA) 2013 Summer Press Tour, HBO CEO Richard Plepler, and president of HBO programming Michael Lombardo, addressed reporters about the current state of their network, and plans for the future. Here are...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Though everyone's heart was in exactly the right place for the all-star tribute to Louis Armstrong that lighted up the Hollywood Bowl Wednesday night, it was initially tough to shake a mild, underlying frustration.
It had nothing to do with the...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Low Winter Sun," which begins Sunday on AMC, remakes a 2006 British series of the same name and with the same starring actor, Mark Strong, as in the Edinburgh-set original. He has left that accent at home and picked up a new one for the duration....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Perception isn't always the same as reality. That's true in life, and it's certainly true in Emmys.
Many people think that Jon Hamm has won an Emmy for "Mad Men." Not true. But the show's four consecutive victories in drama series make people assume...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Four playwrights are among this year's 10 winners of the Whiting Writers' Awards, which honors writers in various fields. The playwrights are Danai Gurira and Meg Miroshnik, both of whom reside in Los Angeles, and Samuel D. Hunter and Mona Mansour, who...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Are you ready for holiday specials? November's TV schedule is loaded with them. But we also gets the premieres of new series "Malibu Country," "Amores Verdaderos," "LOLwork" and "Wedding Band," just to name a few. The biggest premiere might be the Nov. 25...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Clarke Peters was born in New York City on this day in 1952. This birthday guy made a name for himself as Detective Lester Freamon on the series "The Wire" from 2002-08. He's also appeared regularly on "Damages" and "Life on Mars"...