| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:26 PM
La Cañada resident Katherine Beattie knows firsthand how hard it is to build a successful career in the film and TV industry. As a script coordinator for the Showtime hit “Californication,” the 26-year-old writer has had many jobs that require...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:21 AM
The broadcast networks were shut out of the best TV drama category when nominations for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning.
FX's "American Horror Story" is the only non-pay-cable series to make the cut, joining Starz's...
| Apr 19, 2009
Somewhere, in a prop warehouse owned by HBO, there is a big pile of guns. Dusty, unused, bewildered perhaps by their strange and sudden obsolescence, they can only wait and wonder why premium subscriber television, a business they created, built by God...
| Dec 14, 2007
EVERYONE knew that 2007 was a breakout year for big, noisy cable shows, so it wasn't necessarily surprising that the Showtimes and FXs of the world mopped up nominations for the 65th annual Golden Globes on Thursday.
It was, however, remarkable that...
| Dec 10, 2008
"Slumdog Millionaire," a modern-day fable about an orphan from Mumbai who ends up on a television game show, is shaping up to be this movie season's Cinderella story.
At one point, it seemed poised to go straight to DVD after its original studio,...
| Dec 11, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Da boys did good at da Globes... The Golden Globes - Hollywood's silliest awards - seemed to me kind of un-silly in the TV categories, but a coupla exceptions. Check 'em out below... Observations? The obvious ones. "30 Rock"......
| Oct 26, 2009
| 4:34 AM
A man called 'Zloz' stepped off the airplane, looking like a landscaper, because he was a landscaper. â??Whereâ??d that plane come from, 1987?â?? his old pal asked. â??You look exactly the same. And that smell -- what is that, booze,......
| Nov 2, 2009
| 4:34 AM
All season, âCalifornicationâ has searched for fresh air. First, it put Hank Moody in a college classroom, where he could spout his warped wisdom to aspiring scribes, including a hot coed who took a liking to him (naturally). Then it......