| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:53 PM
September marks the beginning of the fall TV season, so get ready for an onslaught of new and returning shows. As you can see from the chronological list of season and series premieres below, things start out a little slowly, but about mid-month, when the...
| Sep 3, 2011
The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:17 AM
As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, TV networks and channels including NBC, CNN, Fox, TLC, Biography and Showtime are airing a multitude of programs about Sept. 11, 2001, and its aftermath.
•••• “Saved”: Pets...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 1:45 PM
This also was the final season of ABC's reboot of the alien-invasion saga, with the Visitors' leader Anna (Morena Baccarin, now of Showtime's "Homeland") stepping up her intention to conquer and rule Earth.
At the same time, a resistance brigade that...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:51 PM
It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 7:08 PM
In the real world, December means holidays. In the world of TV, you add a word to that: special. Here's a look at some of the season and series premieres this month, but more importantly, the specials. And most of those are holiday specials. And most,...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Bison, a modern folk-rock band from Chesapeake, has succeeded in creating a buzz across Hampton Roads and beyond.
The band's album, "Quill," was released earlier this year with a party at the Chrysler Museum of Art.
On Dec. 16, they'll join the...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Duty, service and honor are big words. They are also ones that are often abused these days by Washington politicians who thank each other for their "service" even as they sink deeper into partisan gridlock.
"Game of Honor," a documentary about West Point...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Most college students need worry only about grades and any extracurricular activities -- school-sanctioned or otherwise -- they decide to pursue.
For football players at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., or the U.S. Naval Academy at...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:21 AM
The broadcast networks were shut out of the best TV drama category when nominations for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning.
FX's "American Horror Story" is the only non-pay-cable series to make the cut, joining Starz's...