| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Star Wars" is always better when it leans toward its darker side, and that's certainly true of the batch of "The Clone Wars" episodes, dubbed "The Lost Missions," premiering exclusively on Netflix. A huge coup given the importance of fan passion in...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Norma Bates brings her special brand of mothering back to TV in March with the second season premiere of "Bates Motel." Viewers also can look forward to new seasons of "Da Vinci's Demons," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "Call the Midwife," "Suits" and "Mr....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Pay-TV distributors and public interest groups cheered news that the Federal Communications Commission is considering new regulations for local television stations.
Specifically, the FCC is expected to vote on March 31 to prohibit separately owned...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
"Sherlock" (PBS, Sundays). Wreathed in the glory that is Benedict Cumberbatch's current status as an international sex symbol -- "The Thinking Woman's Crumpet," he has been called, in the land of crumpets -- comes the third season of Mark Gatiss and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:20 PM
"Comedy Central Roast of James Franco" (Comedy Central, Monday). James Franco keeps busy in a way that troubles some people; he is perceived as a dilettante, a man whose reach – here, there and everywhere – often exceeds his grasp. "James...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees:
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Television hasn’t really had a dose of sugar, spice and everything nice since Craig McCracken's “The Powerpuff Girls” ended in 2005.
But the absence of pint-sized superheroes Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup ends Monday at 7:30 p.m....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Craig McCracken, who gave the world "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Foster's House of Imaginary Friends," is back with a new cartoon, "Wander Over Yonder," about a happy alien who polices the universe with love. It premieres Friday on the Disney Channel....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
For more than a decade, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. has defined itself on the big screen.
This week, the Glendale studio will take a "Shrek"-size leap toward reinventing itself on the small screen.
On Christmas Eve, DreamWorks Animation unveils...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Although (and also because) they exist at the margins of what we talk about when we talk about television -- cable drama eating up most of that air, unfairly -- cartoons are among the most original, personal, forward-looking and also historically...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's a quirky animated show called "Bee & PuppyCat," about a twentysomething professional who has intergalactic adventures with a mysterious creature she calls PuppyCat.
The man who produced the popular online series on YouTube's Cartoon Hangover is 62-...