| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Last month at Comic-Con, TNT launched an ad campaign for its new spy thriller "Legends" that consisted of the hashtag #dontkillseanbean.
Technically, it is not a great sign when network executives think the main reason to watch a new show is the fact...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:46 PM
It's a good time to be a Beaniac—or whatever fans of ruggedly British actor Sean Bean are calling themselves. The man who famously (four-season-old spoiler alert!) lost his head on "Game of Thrones" owns TNT's spy drama "Legends" (8 p.m. Aug. 13,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Hollywood struggles to keep a leash on runaway production, recent tweaks to already robust U.K. film and TV tax incentives have created a boom in Blighty.
"We have an unprecedented amount
of inquiries we are dealing with," says Adrian Wootton, chief...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:16 AM
“Outlander.” Starz continues its canny courtship of the often underserved female audience with a fine and drop-dead gorgeous adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book, internationally bestselling series.
Describing what it’s...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Howard Gordon has built a career producing suspenseful shows -- "24," "Homeland" and now "Legends." Back in 1986, though, the biggest suspense was where his next paycheck would come from. He and writing partner Alex Gansa had moved to Los Angeles from the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:36 PM
A new drama series leads the highlights for the coming week, which also features Shark Week, Summer Under the Stars and Channing Tatum.
1. "Legends," 9 p.m. Wednesday, TNT
Sean Bean's superb acting as a versatile undercover agent for the FBI...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Congratulations to Orlando filmmaker Manny Coto, who has received the Imagen Award for creative achievement.
He recently worked as show runner on "24: Live Another Day," the Fox miniseries, with writing partner Evan Katz. Coto and Katz were writers...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Freddie Prinze Jr. really didn't think his "24" co-star Kiefer Sutherland was all that.
Prinze, the former staple of high school movies, spoke up about Sutherland while promoting his latest show, "Star Wars Rebels," at Comic-Con in San Diego over the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Installing new creative oversight at a major broadcast outlet is a move that typically raises the interest of Hollywood. Now that longtime production-studio vets Dana Walden and Gary Newman have been placed over the operations of TV's iconoclastic Fox...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:01 AM
After the coffee. Before ABC's press tour day.
The Skinny: I was a little bummed (and even teary) by the finale of "24" last night. I'd tell you why but then I'd have to type SPOILER ALERT, so instead I'll just wait till everyone watches it. Check...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In its first season, "Homeland" hinged on the premise that Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) had been turned while held captive by Al Qaeda and, now back in the States, was planning a terrorist attack. Nobody believed that war hero Brody would...