| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:27 PM
1. "Invisible" by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown, $28). An FBI researcher on leave thinks hundreds of murders, rapes and kidnappings are connected, but no one believes her. Last week: 1
2. "Top Secret Twenty-One" by...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Lifetime has given a pilot order to an adaptation of Jean M. Auel's prehistorical-set young adult books "The Clan of the Cave Bear."
The project is a co-production of Fox 21 and Lionsgate in association with Imagine Television and Allison Shearmur...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Local book groups choose books in a variety of ways, but one thing in common is the variety of topics and genres selected. Here's a sampling of books chosen in the past year.
An asterisk (*) denotes a local author.
Delta Kappa Gamma Book Club...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Fox won the Monday night ratings race with the combined pull of Gordon Ramsay and Jack Bauer, but CBS' "Under the Dome" regained its position as the night's top show, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.
With "MasterChef" and the finale of...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:05 AM
At the same time "The Strain" was in development, a commercial in heavy rotation showed three catty middle-schoolers stalking a chubby guy on a diet. Whenever he contemplated a calorie-drenched monstrosity, they'd pipe in with a rapid-fire "Ew!"...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Only one of seven teams on Fox's "Masterchef" won this week's challenge, but the show beat out all broadcast television competition Monday night in the key young-adults demographic as "Under the Dome" cooled in this season's second episode.
| Jul 18, 2014
Throttle by Joe Hill and Stephen King
Hour read, Kindle Single, $.99
Father-son duo Stephen King and Joe Hill team up for "Throttle," a high-octane short story inspired by Steven Spielberg's movie "Duel." In King and Hill's take, a vicious 18-...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Their characters may be trapped “Under the Dome” in Chester's Mill, but the hit CBS show's actors are willingly entering […]...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series.
FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"The Watchmen" actress Laura Mennell will become the newest resident on Syfy's "Haven" when she joins the series in the recurring role of Dr. Erin Reid, an epidemiologist from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who fears the town of Haven is...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
For at least an hour, one of the biggest stars on the planet was the center of attention at the premiere of CBS' science-fiction drama "Extant" at the California Science Center in Exposition Park. Hundreds of invited guests sampling appetizers and wine...