| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:15 AM
James Gandolfini, whose remarkable performance as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos" re-imagined the anti-hero for American television, is dead at 51 years of age.
The actor, who is believed to have died of a heart attack, was traveling in...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Two people died and four were rescued in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay Saturday when their 25-foot boat capsized two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County, according to Department of Natural Resources Police.
| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:35 PM
"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner takes his act to the big screen with "Are You Here," which turns out to be the most quotable Owen Wilson comedy since "Zoolander."
It's a bit all over the place, a stoner comedy with heart, a glib mental illness riff,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Of the five music categories in the Primetime Emmy Awards, the music direction category seems to be the least understood outside music circles. And yet the stakes couldn't be higher, with four of the six nominees live broadcasts.
In the case of NBC's...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:17 PM
If all famous lives come down in the end to the lead sentence in an obituary, James Garner was put on Earth to play Jim Rockford, the life-sized private eye hero of "The Rockford Files." There was more to it, of course, before and after, on big screen and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
At the Knickerbocker Hospital in New York, ambulance drivers get kickbacks for delivering patients, women regularly die from routine pregnancy complications and the chief of surgery's a strung-out cocaine addict who refuses to allow his black deputy to...
| 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 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Once again, HBO has the 800-pound gorilla in this year's Emmy TV movie race. That's little surprise, since the pay cabler has long dominated that category, averaging 60% of the nominees in the past decade.
But the news this year is that HBO and its...
| 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 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Edie Falco has a cold. Actually, it's more like a sinus infection, one that's been plaguing her for weeks now, and so she enters the roof-top restaurant at the Peninsula hotel in Beverly Hills apologizing if the medication has made her a little dingy....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Russell Crowe broke his silence about his much-publicized trip to Vatican City last week, sharing details about why it was so important for him to visit Pope Francis.
Crowe, who had been tweeting the Pope about his upcoming Biblical adventure for weeks,...