| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:26 PM
One nice thing about the contemporary world of comedy is its abundance of small gifts. You can thank the Internet for this; it may have destroyed bookstores and record stores and much else I hold/held dear, but it created the video version of the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:57 AM
"This is your story, America. This is your show," Ryan Seacrest says as "American Idol" starts its 13th season this week.
Fox hopes he's right when the singing contest returns at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The ratings performance of "Idol" will be...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:54 PM
"Archer," "Sherlock," "Bitten," "Chozen," "Looking," "HitRecord on TV": It's another busy week of TV premieres. Here are top picks for Jan. 13 to Jan. 19.
Monday, Jan. 13
9 p.m. Monday, FX
Sterling Archer and the former ISIS gang must find a...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
I admit it; I'm not a huge fan of rap music. So I wasn't expecting to like the animated rap comedy "Chozen" (9:30 p.m. Jan. 13, FX; 1.5 stars out of 4) What's surprising is how much more I like the musical segments than the rest of it.
When the gay white...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The dynamic duo of Tina Fey and Amy...
| 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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In 2013, television got a lot of love from the appreciation societies, amateur and professional — some say it was the best TV year ever! (Notwithstanding the unprepossessing fall season.) Can 2014 do better? Will it be the fulfillment or the end...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:01 AM
With a new year comes a huge menu of new programs. The highlights for January include adult thrillers, awards shows, series premieres and the returns of old favorites:
1. "Downton Abbey" (9 p.m. Sunday on PBS' "Masterpiece"): The fourth season...
| 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...
| 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: