| Aug 7, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The ladies of "Desperate Housewives" will leave Wisteria Lane at the end of the upcoming season, ABC announced Sunday. The drama's eight season, which begins Sept. 25, will be its last.
For Season 8, Carlos's murder of Gaby's evil stepfather and...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Devil Inside
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC)
Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Two drunk, loud and usually obnoxious "families" are vying for viewers on the midseason TV schedule: The guidos of “Jersey Shore” and the Gallaghers of “Shameless.”
Some might say comparing a reality show to a scripted drama is...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:56 AM
First off, as serious fans of"Mad Men"probably already know, creator Matthew Weiner sent a letter to critics with the screener for the season 5 opener, essentially asking them not to talk or write about anything of consequence in the two-hour opener...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Lovefilm Instant, Amazon.com Inc.'s European streaming video on-demand service, has landed a licensing deal for content from CBS Studios International.
With the agreement announced Monday, Lovefilm's U.K. and German users can now stream CBS shows "The...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
To spend time with the Gallaghers, of Chicago's South Side and Showtime's Sunday night lineup, is to enter a world of unrelenting near chaos. Almost every time the viewer blinks, an eye is blackened or love is made or fraud is committed.
The child abuse...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:50 PM
This is one in a series of occasional articles about the careers and lives of character actors in Hollywood.
Bill Smitrovich remembers the day when "everything exploded in my head" and he decided to become an actor.
Smitrovich, 65, had worked at...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:24 PM
After releasing most of the trailers teasing its new shows on Monday, Fox rolled out two more trailers for a new drama called "Gang Related" and a comedy called "Surviving Jack."
The former stars Ramon Rodriguez ("Battle Los Angeles," "The Wire") and...
| Jul 29, 2011
Rotten antiheroes like Walter White on AMC’s ‘Breaking Bad’ are having a moment on TV. Have these dark characters worn out their welcome?...