| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Given how Sean Bean left his last series role, it's nice to see him in one piece on "Legends," inasmuch as he's the principal asset barely lifting this TNT drama above its familiar moorings. Developed by "24" and "Homeland" producer Howard Gordon, the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
And now for something completely different. Maybe.
After enveloping us in "Fargo's" sub-zero snow scape for 10 weeks, FX whisks viewers to the Middle East where the Westernized son of a dynastic dictator has reluctantly become embroiled in the conflicts...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Manny Coto, who grew up in Orlando, acknowledges that he was nervous about trying to bring back Jack Bauer in "24: Live Another Day."
"Did we still remember how to write the show? Could we do it the way we did? Could we get back into this character?"...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:02 AM
UPDATED: For its season premiere last week, "Under the Dome" dew 9.4 million viewers.
For week two Monday, the CBS drama averaged 7.7 million, down 18 percent. The show lost two major characters last week; did it lose viewers for those changes?
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:12 AM
UPDATED: The World Cup has been drawing Orlando audiences to rival those in prime time.
But Monday, prime time offered bigger shows in the Central Florida market.
"The Bachelorette" on ABC attracted 114,674 viewers, topping prime time.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Gail Berman, a veteran film and television industry executive, has formed a production partnership with the Fox Networks Group, a unit of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox.
The deal is a homecoming of sorts for Berman. She was president of...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
CBS' big summer series "Under the Dome" opened its second season well ahead of its competition Monday night, despite falling significantly from last year.
Season 2 of the science-fiction series based on the novel by Stephen King averaged 9.38 million...
| 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 1, 2014
| 2:12 PM
I don't know how to express the delight I felt when Cheng Zhi showed up just before the 48-minute mark of the recent episode of "24: Live Another Day." There we were, getting toward the end of the "8 to 9 p.m." hour, only two episodes left in a down-and-...