| May 16, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Diddy's rather confusing Twitter announcement that he'll be appearing as a series regular on the wildly popular British aristocracy drama "Downton Abbey" has manifested itself as a mediocre Funny or Die video.
And aren't we all a little relieved? We'...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS.
The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" is already well underway in Britain, but until Jan. 5, when the costume drama finally returns to PBS, American fans will have to make do with the new 30-second teaser trailer to get their fix.
The operative word here is...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:52 PM
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| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:08 PM
“The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” is loud.
The randy, rowdy, raunchy show (“play” is much too precious, and “comedy” doesn’t begin to cover it) bangs and booms in the cozy, black-box theater Empire Stage...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
The British are known for maintaining a stiff upper lip, even in moments of triumph, which is why Julian Fellowes was glad to have a friend from Los Angeles with him at lunch when he learned that “Downton Abbey” had been nominated for a...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
| Jan 4, 2013
One highlight stands out above all others this weekend: 1. “Downton Abbey” starts its third season at 9 p.m. Sunday on PBS' “Masterpiece.” Season three is even more engrossing than the first two. Here's the routine: You'll get...
| Jan 1, 2013
Happy New Year! Thanks, as always, for your support of this blog. Let's look to the future. A new year means a new season of awards shows. The biggest telecasts will be the Grammys Feb. 10 on CBS and the Oscars Feb. 24 on ABC. But the Golden Globes...
| Dec 31, 2012
The best television series of 2012 owe a debt to the past. They have taken the miniseries storytelling so popular decades ago and made it work for today's audiences. Viewers who fondly remember “Shogun,” “Brideshead Revisited,” ...