| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:29 PM
In "Boulevard," a middle-aged married man picks up a gay hustler on the Nashville street where hookers hang out, pays the kid for company instead of sex, and ever-so-gradually begins to confront the secret identity he's suppressed for so long. Knowing...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:04 PM
At an upfront presentation for reporters Wednesday in New York, FX Networks Chief Executive John Landgraf outlined an ambitious slate of programming for FX and its recently launched offshoot FXX, promising that 2014 would be the "biggest year ever" for...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Since his star-making turn nearly two decades ago as the mentally challenged Karl Childers in "Sling Blade," Billy Bob Thornton has been known for what may best be described as playing expressive eccentrics. There was a bad Santa, an astronaut farmer...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Lorne Malvo, Billy Bob Thornton's sinister hitman in "Fargo" (9 p.m. April 15, FX; 3.5 stars out of 4), doesn't have doubts. He doesn't ask himself the question posed on a poster in the FX series' first episode: "What if you're right and everyone else...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Major premieres and season finales are the highlights this week.
Most auspicious is FX’s “Fargo.” HBO’s “True Detective” became a sensation, but “Fargo” is the more entertaining series. Will it gather...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Fans of the Coen brothers' Oscar-winning crime dramedy "Fargo" can finally get their first peek at what the new TV series will look like with the first full-length trailer, released Tuesday.
There's a lot that looks familiar here: frozen vistas,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Channel 4 has acquired the U.K. premiere broadcast rights to "Fargo," the 10-part television series inspired by the Coen brothers' film. It will air in the spring.
The series is an original adaptation by scribe Noah Hawley ("Bones," "The...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Currently nominated for six Oscars - including best picture, actor (Bruce Dern), supporting actress (June Squibb) and director (Alexander Payne) - this superb comedy-drama, filmed in black and white, follows the odyssey of a father and son (Dern, Will...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Jonathan Banks has joined Bob Odenkirk in "Better Call Saul," AMC/Sony TV's upcoming prequel to Emmy-winning "Breaking Bad" that focuses on Odenkirk's criminal lawyer Saul Goodman, sources confirm to Variety.
Banks will be a series regular on the show,...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Thursday night is once again, and for the next many weeks, "Comedy Bang! Bang!" night on IFC, with sweater-wearing host Scott Aukerman and bushy-haired "bandleader" Reggie Watts your guides to a world in which most anything can happen. Last week, to...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ABC Studios is selling a diverse slate of new hours as well as a trio of unique comedies.
On the drama side, "Marvel's Agent Carter" and "The Whispers" may hold the most global appeal, but others have potential as well.
"Agent Carter," the...