| Jun 28, 2013
If you see just one terrorists-take-over-the-White House thriller this year, make it "White House Down." Even if you saw the dour and bloody "Olympus Has Fallen," which has a lot in common with "White House Down," you owe it to yourself to check out...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:30 AM
"Graceland," an original crime drama premiering June 6 on USA Network, isn't set in Memphis.
Instead, the location is sunny and sexy Manhattan Beach, where agents with the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
| May 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
With a softer-than-expected $84.1 million four-day Stateside tally, Paramount's "Star Trek Into Darkness" reinforced this weekend where the franchise's strengths lie -- with fanboys -- and with whom the series needs to improve -- most everyone else.
| May 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
An essay in the program for Los Angeles Opera's new production of "Tosca," which opened at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Saturday night, begins by quoting Benjamin Britten on Puccini's opera. The British composer, Joseph Berger writes, was "'sickened'...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:39 PM
This column has been corrected. See note below.
I have been attending Costa Mesa Middle and High school choir concerts led by Jon Lindfors for about four years. Every time I see holiday or the end-of-the-year shows I think about how amazing he must be...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:45 PM
From the Hollywood Bowl, the Greek Theater and the John Anson Ford Amphitheater to Burbank's own Starlight Bowl, Burbankers have no shortage when it comes to selecting a nearby venue for an evening of star-canopied music.
While not as high profile as...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK -- In a time long removed from Michael Scott and must-see TV, NBC is hoping Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes can help fill its Thursday night comedy void.
The network on Monday unveiled its programming for the year ahead during its annual upfront...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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4:49pm: Tassler introduces new drama "Intelligence" starring "Lost's" Josh Holloway, whom Tassler dubs "sexy." Attendees next to me agree, whistling at his image on the big screen.
4:43pm: Since CBS renewed 20 series for new...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CBS was so eager to start boasting about being No. 1, its upfront presentation began promptly at 4:01 p.m. ET, which is virtually unheard of. Advertisers straggling in late might have even missed the sweet tribute to the upcoming final season of "How I...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The former "Saturday Night Live" star Nora Dunn is to star in the upcoming production of the Broadway farce "Boeing-Boeing" at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace.
Dunn, who is becoming a familiar face in Chicago theater, is also working on a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Thursday highlights include Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the season premiere of "Burn Notice" and a visit by the new Superman, Henry Cavill.
It will be a big night for South Florida. The San Antonio Spurs take on the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals at 9...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The series order flood has begun at NBC.
"About A Boy" will make its silver screen to small screen transition, with Jon Favreau at the helm. Single-cam laffer based on Nick Hornby's novel and 2002 pic "About A Boy" stars Minnie Driver and David Walton....