| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday night -- except for the small fact that its lifetime achievement award winner, Joan Didion, was not in attendance.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:25 AM
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This week's TV Movies
Neil Patrick Harris suits up to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:25 PM
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." premieres with a heavy burden on its shoulders: ABC needs it to be a hit, while the geekdom expects to be blown away.
Spun off from one of the biggest films of all time, director Joss Whedon's 2012 "The Avengers," "S.H....
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Sarah Michelle Gellar, whose starring role on the series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" made her a big star, was not a happy camper by the end of the show's run, said costar Alyson Hannigan.
In an appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," Hannigan,...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:02 PM
NBC will be bringing "Dracula" to audiences Friday nights in the fall. Today the network put the official preview of the show online, just in advance of the Upfronts, the multi-network previews for media writers and television critics.
"Dracula" has a...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:28 AM
With a 2013-14 TV schedule that mixes "stability and out-and-out ambition," ABC will air limited-run series and drop one night of "Dancing with the Stars," ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee said during a Tuesday morning conference call.
| May 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
— ABC is trying to get a handle on things, Olivia Pope-style.
As with the Washington, D.C. fixer at the center of its surprise sophomore Twitter-friendly hit "Scandal," the Disney-owned network Tuesday was eager to put on a good show at its annual...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars.
Lifting the curtain on their 2013-14 schedules at the "upfronts" in New York this week, the networks behaved like smartphone-...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:47 AM
As a child, David Giuntoli consumed a steady media diet of horror films like "Carrie," "The Shining" and "The Exorcist." The films scared the heck out of him, he said, but like a kid in a (really spooky) candy store, he couldn't help himself from...