| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The PEN literary awards celebrate many things: People who write under threat of danger, West Coast authors of outstanding books, significant screenwriters and longtime literary figures. Held at the Beverly Hills Hotel each fall, the annual awards ceremony...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:40 AM
In the Ovation series "A Young Doctor's Notebook," Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe star as young and old versions of the same character, an unnamed physician assigned to a tiny hospital in a remote village in revolutionary Russia. Think "Northern Exposure"...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Jessica Walter is the mother of re-invention.
After getting her start on Broadway more than 50 years ago, she carved a notable career as a dramatic actress in films such as Sidney Lumet's 1966 "The Group" and Clint Eastwood's 1971 directorial debut,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Forget about Thomas Wolfe.
You can go home again.
At least that was the case for a packed house on Wednesday at the Sapphire Supper Club anniversary show at The Social. Transported by nearly five glorious hours of brilliant music, fans of the Sapphire...
| Apr 11, 2014
There are a lot of different factors that contributed to my being an actor. There is my early dancing "career" (not nearly as exciting as it sounds in my bio), joining a theater program in high school, and going to an acting conservatory for college,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As the first original single-camera comedy from TV Land, "Jennifer Falls," premiering Wednesday, is something of a step forward for a network built on looking back.
Classic multi-camera, live-audience comedies have been the network's small stock in...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:04 PM
At an upfront presentation for reporters Wednesday in New York, FX Networks Chief Executive John Landgraf outlined an ambitious slate of programming for FX and its recently launched offshoot FXX, promising that 2014 would be the "biggest year ever" for...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees:
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Like Netflix and Amazon, the streaming service Hulu has been edging into the "original and exclusive series" biz. So far, they've fared best with imports. Last summer saw an original Seth Meyers/Michael Shoemaker animated comedy, "The Awesomes," launch to...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:40 PM
"Lee Daniels 'The Butler," "12 Years A Slave" and the ABC drama "Scandal" were among the top nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in film, TV, music and literature.
Both films were nominated...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:25 PM
You may have heard or read or woke up suddenly thinking that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television. Some call it the platinum age, which sounds a little too Rodeo Drive to me. But let them have their fun.
Most of this new golden/platinum age...