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  • Jean Harris dies at 89; killer of 'Scarsdale Diet' doctor

    Jean Harris, the onetime headmistress of an elite girls' school whose trial in the fatal 1980 shooting of the celebrity diet doctor who jilted her generated front-page headlines and national debates about whether she was a feminist martyr or vengeful...
  • Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
  • Tony Scott: a top gun on TV with ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Coma’

     
    Tony Scott may not have won raves for his movies, but he certainly did for his television work. Scott produced “The Good Wife,” the best drama currently on broadcast television, with brother Ridley Scott. The CBS legal series starring Julianna...
  • This weekend: ‘Political Animals’ ends; ‘Copper’ starts; ‘Boss,’ ‘Strike Back’ return

     
    AMC's riveting "Breaking Bad" continues at 10 p.m. Sunday. It is headed toward a Sept. 2 season finale. The final eight episodes will air next summer. It's not going to end well for Walt White, but you know that, don't you?...
  • ‘Coma,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ electrify holiday weekend

     
    The long holiday weekend contains two dramas of note. “Breaking Bad” concludes its scorching, eight-episode summer run at 10 p.m. Sunday. The AMC series will end next summer with eight episodes. For Labor Day, A&E is presenting medical horror....
  • A&E medical thriller “Coma” reunites Geena Davis and Ridley Scott

     
    A&E's two-part movie miniseries Coma (Sept. 3-4 at 9pm ET) is based on the Robin Cook novel and comes from executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott (Tony died in an apparent suicide on Aug. 19) boasting an all-star cast: Lauren Ambrose, Steven Pasquale,...
  • Today: Steve Harvey, Joy Behar, ‘The View’ premiere; ‘Coma’ concludes

     
    Highlights on the TV schedule today: 1. Michelle Obama headlines the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, N.C. ABC, CBS and NBC devote the 10 p.m. hour to the conclave. You'll find more extensive coverage on cable news, PBS (which starts at 8 p....
  • This week: ‘Coma’ dazzles; ‘No Reservations’ returns; Stand Up To Cancer seeks donations

     
    The Stand Up To Cancer fundraiser airs at 8 p.m. Friday on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and other channels. There will be performances by Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys and Tim McGraw. The celebrities taking part include Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Michael...
  • 'Coma'

    'Coma'
    A classic game of "Who can you trust?" develops again at a metropolitan hospital in A&E Network's recent miniseries adaptation of the Robin Cook novel. The 1978 movie was set in Boston, but this version relocates the story to Atlanta, where a medical...
  • 'Picnic' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

    'Picnic' on Broadway: What did the critics think?
    This post has been updated. "Picnic," the 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by William Inge, is getting a rare revival on Broadway from the Roundabout Theatre with a cast of young, good-looking actors paired alongside more seasoned veterans. Maggie...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...