| May 23, 2011
"Too Big to Fail," which premieres Monday on HBO, is the latest of that network's high-toned original films ("Recount," "The Late Shift," "From the Earth to the Moon," the upcoming "Game Change") in which a large cast of medium-big-to-big-named actors...
| Jul 15, 2011
Looking over the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, you'd almost think that the TV academy was honoring two separate industries. For drama and made-for-TV movies and miniseries, it's HBO and its basic-cable cousins. For everything else, it's...
| Jan 4, 2012
When it comes to sportswriting, I tend to subscribe to George Plimpton's small-ball theory: The smaller the ball, the better the writing about the sport. This has a lot to do with my own biases (I'm a baseball fan, not much interest in basketball or...
| Jul 15, 2011
Like the character on his FX comedy, Louis C.K. was ready for bad news when the Emmy Award nominations were announced Thursday morning.
"I was expecting to be disappointed," said C.K., who was nominated for lead actor in a comedy series for "Louie,"...
| Jul 15, 2011
A bad moon rose on the Emmy hopes of vampires and zombies, the female breakout star of "Glee" struck a sour note, FX's top motorcycle mama ran out of gas, and "The Closer" couldn't close a nomination after last year's victory.
Several of TV's most high-...
| Dec 22, 2011
Look ahead: The presents have been opened, wrapping thrown away, and for a few quiet hours you've been curled up reading the new Steve Jobs biography, a gift from your dad. You find a surprising detail and call to your significant other, "Honey, did you...
| Jun 4, 2011
He was known as Dr. Death, a Michigan physician who helped his patients kill themselves.
In doing so, Jack Kevorkian inflamed a nationwide debate in the 1990s over a terminally ill patient's right to die. And he served eight years in prison for second-...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:50 AM
A scene from Deadheads
There's something oddly tropical about the crop of roughly 150 American independent, world and documentary films screening at the 26th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, opening this Friday and running through...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:45 AM
HammittLos Angeles handbags have dangled from the wrists ofAngelina Jolie, Beyoncé andMiley Cyrus and have been featured on Entourage and Gossip Girl. Now, the brand known for its striking hardware and hand-stitched leathers is going vamp with...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:52 AM
Kristin Bauer plays vampire Eric Northman's icy-hearted progeny Pam De Beaufort on HBO's True Blood. In real life, Bauer loves playing the baddest bitch in Bon Temps. In a recent e-mail interview with City Link, the actress addressed the perks of...
| May 17, 2012
| 12:29 PM
ESPN’s Jeannine Edwards started her TV career as an in-track host at Pimlico and Laurel in the early 1990s.
“It allowed me to learn television, because I came from a background of training horses and had no TV experience,” she says....