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  • Summer's not just for reruns and failed pilots anymore

    "House" is leaving the building, "30 Rock" has rolled away, "The Middle" is coming to an end, and "American Idol" will soon be idle. A generation ago, the end of the broadcast networks' season meant the beginning of the "nothing worth watching" season....
  • In scripted television, fashion rules

    In scripted television, fashion rules
    Television takes the spotlight starting Monday at the upfronts in New York City, when most networks will announce which shows live and die. Many decisions will hinge on issues of substance — ratings and cost and critical acclaim. But no one should...
  • 'Too Big to Fail' offers balanced look at 2008 economic crisis

    If the economy hadn't hung in the balance, the economic meltdown of 2008 would make for a great tragic play. Still, the epic story of hubris and greed makes for a gripping, if overly taut HBO film, "Too Big to Fail," airing Monday, May 23. Based on...
  • Nightmare comes home

    Nightmare comes home
    SOUTHWEST GLENDALE — Since Glendale Fighting Club proprietor and head trainer Edmond Tarverdyan officially joined Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan's training camp earlier this year, the latter's public presence in his hometown of Glendale has risen...
  • Fall TV season: Are witches the new vampires?

    Fall TV season: Are witches the new vampires?
    Guys with fangs are so last year. This fall, witches are taking over. You'll find them on HBO's "True Blood," where Sookie will face down a coven this season. They'll be casting spells on their fellow high school students in the CW's "The Secret Circle,"...
  • Baltimore crime rate: Making the city safe, not just safer

    Baltimore crime rate: Making the city safe, not just safer
    The latest FBI crime statistics reports are out, and Baltimore, despite its lowest homicide rate since the 1980s, is still the fifth-deadliest city in the nation and the seventh most dangerous in terms of overall violent crime. It's hard to know what...
  • Full slate of fights lined up for local athletes in ring, cage

    GLENDALE — The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. GLENDALE FIGHT SCENE HEATS UP The coming week will see the bell rung on an exciting span of local fights in both boxing and mixed martial arts. Perhaps the biggest bout will...
  • Your turn: Should the Ravens do 'Hard Knocks' if HBO asks?

    Your turn: Should the Ravens do 'Hard Knocks' if HBO asks?
    It’s starting to look as if the NFL lockout will affect training camps this summer, but that hasn’t stopped speculation about which team will be the focus of HBO’s popular documentary series, “Hard Knocks.” So far, teams...
  • Sayles stays rooted in change

    Sayles stays rooted in change
    Late on a weekday afternoon, we called John Sayles, the independent's independent, the pragmatist's pragmatist. He was on the outskirts of Boise, in the passenger's seat of a rented Prius, beside Maggie Renzi, his longtime partner and producer. He's tall,...
  • Martirosyan ready to meet Roman

    Martirosyan ready to meet Roman
    LOS ANGELES — With a packed luncheon and press conference Wednesday at the Wilshire Grand Los Angeles and a weigh-in to follow Friday at Staples Center's Star Plaza, the countdown has begun for Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan's much-anticipated...
  • The Other Side of ... the 14th Circuit's Ethan Rosenberg

    The Other Side of ... the 14th Circuit's Ethan Rosenberg
    When it came time for Ethan Rosenberg, guitarist of Baltimore funk band the 14th Circuit, to record the group’s latest album, Monkey Juice, he didn’t have to look far for an engineer or mixer. That’s because Rosenberg not only mans the...