| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Elyes Gabel will play the eccentric genius at the center of the action in "Scorpion," the CBS pilot helmed by Justin Lin.
Penned by Nick Santora and Nicholas Wootton, the procedural drama follows Gabel's Walter as he oversees a network of savvy brainiacs...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"iZombie," the zombie crime fighter pilot from Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero, has found its brainy lady.
"Once Upon a Time" and "Masters of Sex's" Rose McIver has been cast as Liv, the med student forced to work in the coroner's office when her, um, diet...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Like the put-upon pharmacist at its center, the neo-noirish suburban comedy "Better Living Through Chemistry," co-written and co-directed by Geoff Moore and David Posamentier, is a bit of a cheat — and goes soft in the clutch.
Said druggist Doug...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
HBO's long-gestating rock 'n' roll drama project -- from the power quartet of Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, George Mastras and Terence Winter -- has tapped Juno Temple for a key role.
Temple will play an ambitious assistant at the record label run by...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Summer Dreams" (CBS, Saturday). A vivid, elegantly made, two-hour documentary centering on the NBA Summer League, a 10-day yearly event, held in Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas, where pro-ball hopefuls and rookies run and dribble, pass and shoot before a...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
"Bates Motel" The A&E prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic "Psycho" sounded like such a bad idea, even in the hands of Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights"). Who would want to watch the presumably Freudian-nightmarish young...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:04 PM
It’s a fashion and beauty conundrum that could only exist in L.A.: How will a star attending this year’s Oscars avoid a drenched hemline or deflated hairdo if it’s still raining on Sunday afternoon?
The last time there was a rainy...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:24 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — If you’re curious about the big difference between Oscar night’s two main after-parties, the Governors Ball and the Vanity Fair party, consider this:
The buzzy happening at the Governors Ball, the academy&...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:29 AM
"Portlandia" (IFC, Thursdays). The sketch-comedy expression of the best-friendship of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein begins its fourth season this week.
Brownstein, formerly of the band Sleater-Kinney and currently of Wild Flag, has long since...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In 2014, the week leading up to and including Academy Awards Sunday is packed with events, parties, pampering salons and luxury suites, so much so that Hollywood A-listers, nominees and influencers -- who are, naturally, invited to everything -- will need...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Olivia Wilde is pregnant and proud!
The "Her" actress, who is expecting her first child with fiancé Jason Sudeikis, is back in the spotlight since announcing her pregnancy in October. In recent days, she's made several appearances and hasn't been afraid...