| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Lisa Kudrow's latest series is poised to make many more friends.
The Emmy winner as Phoebe on "Friends" has been honored as a pioneer of online programming such as "Web Therapy," which she created as Internet "Webisodes" only a few minutes long. The...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Plan your week with our guide to what's happening
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Captain America: The First Avenger
Friends With Benefits
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style)
| Jul 24, 2011
A History of the Papacy
John Julius Norwich
Random House: 513 pp., $30
When preeminent British historian John Julius Norwich tells us in the introduction to his sweeping history of the Catholic papacy that his job is to give us "a...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:24 PM
Russian author Leo Tolstoy opened "Anna Karenina" by suggesting that "happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
Leave it to British writer Robert Popper ("Peep Show") to point out, however, that happy families...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Now matter how old you are, when you visit your parents you revert to the age you last lived with them. It's just a fact of life, and it's played out hilariously in "Friday Night Dinner" (10:30 p.m. July 30, BBC America; *** stars out of 4).
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:45 PM
You wouldn't know it by the long list of series premieres and specials, but the summer TV season is winding down. Before the broadcast networks start rolling out their fall shows, Cinemax will premiere its first series, "Strike Back," Discovery will...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:22 AM
This year's Army-Navy game will be the focus if a two-hour docu-drama co-produced by Showtime and CBS Sports.
Showtime's cameras are spending six months in full-access, backstage coverage of the two academies and their teams in advance of the the game,...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:40 PM
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — It was a dazzling debut upon the small screen and a dominating statement that was exactly what Art "Lionheart" Hovhannesyan and his camp were hoping for and predicting.
Hovhannesyan, an unbeaten Glendale lightweight,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Great shows have been sneaking into our area recently. On Sunday, rockers Band of Horses played to a sold-out house at the Jewish Mother in Virginia Beach. That hastily organized show was announced little more than 48 hours before the music started....