| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Sipping a to-go herbal tea in the back of a hotel bar not far from the Fox studio lot in Century City, Sarah Paulson is blond, smiling and thoroughly modern. In the slavery-era drama "12 Years a Slave," her hair and her manner are darker in the role of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:52 AM
AMC's "The Walking Dead" generated substantial discussion on Twitter, taking top honors as the most tweeted-about show of the week, according to Nielsen's SocialGuide rankings.
Sunday's episode, in which the Governor returns a seemingly changed man,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Dreams are far from unwinding on "American Horror Story: Coven."
An ongoing thread in the third installment of the series has been the unbridled infatuation swamp-dweller Misty Day (Lily Rabe) has for rock heroine Stevie Nicks, whom Day firmly...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
"True Detective," a quietly terrific new series debuting Sunday on HBO, takes its title, though not its style, from a famous old real-crime magazine, popular back when people turned to reading for the sort of stimulation they get mostly through television...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
For those of you who haven't stopped thinking about a tomorrow when Christine McVie returns to Fleetwood Mac, your wishes have been granted.
The return of McVie, a songwriting and vocal linchpin of the group, was confirmed onstage by the band's Mick...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Denis O'Hare's campaign to write and perform a solo play based on "The Iliad" has now lasted almost as long as the Trojan War itself.
He began writing "An Iliad" in 2005 with his director and co-author, Lisa Peterson. Now they're bringing their 100-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
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With One Direction, Taylor Swift and and Justin Timberlake claiming trophies during Sunday's broadcast of the "American Music Awards," it's no surprise that the show claimed the week's top award on Twitter.
The show was...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"You will burn."
Based on WGN America's newly released teaser for its first original-scripted series, "Salem," no one is getting out alive. The ominous footage shows that 17th-century Massachusetts would not - and did not - tolerate "witchcraft" of any...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:55 AM
I've never liked doing year-end best-of lists for a number of reasons. I don't feel qualified, for one. As a part-time critic I don't see or even sample every show. I also find that I enjoy shows that definitely aren't "the best" technically, but are so...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Matthew McConaughey earned wide praise -- and a Golden Globe Award -- not only for his acting, but also for his physical transformation in this fact-inspired drama about a self-styled modern cowboy who typically approaches the situation his own way when...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Fox's Tuesday comedy block has struggled to gain ratings traction this season, but the net couldn't have asked for a better opportunity to boost viewership for "New Girl" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" than the sizable sampling they got with their post-Super...