| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In much the same way that dramas like AMC's "Breaking Bad" and HBO's "The Sopranos" made flawed antiheroes easy to root for, a new wave of comedy is putting the oddball front and center. Instead of Jerry Seinfeld playing the straight man to his quirky...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Some good actors have come temporarily to roost on "Friends With Better Lives," a new CBS sitcom premiering Monday. It concerns a group of, yes, friends. Some — you may have also gleaned from the title — are less than satisfied with their lot....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:43 PM
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This week's TV Movies
"Glee's" Darren Criss and "Pretty...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
They gave us a slow-motion chicken dance, Max Greenfield in a fat suit (numerous times) and the epic friend/roommate kiss.
The “New Girl” writers room has kept busy concocting a steady stream of adorkable and nutty storylines for the Fox...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:15 AM
It does seem odd at first that the new TV season brings a series called "Dads" and another called "Mom." But TV moves in waves and swarms, and this fall there is an emphasis on family (and on extended family), possibly reflecting the experience of writers...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Hard traveling is an admired trait of folk singers, and Tracy Newman took a long journey to her gig this week in Irvine — even if it didn't quite adhere to Woody Guthrie's mythical highways.
Newman, who recently turned 70, released her first CD...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Television writers Bill Persky (“The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “That Girl,” “Kate and Allie”) ansd Tom Leopold (“Seinfeld,” “Cheers,” “Will and Grace”) will be “in conversation&...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:32 PM
While other kids were out getting their driver licenses when they were 16, Lisa Kudrow did something else "life-altering": She got a nose job.
The "Web Therapy" star recently turned 50 and opened up about childhood and young adult events that affected...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Media giant Viacom Inc. is reviving the Paramount Television studio, a storied production company that once made such television jewels as "Star Trek," "Cheers," "Frasier" and "Family Ties."
Paramount's return to television production after seven...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
On paper, the premise of the new HBO anthology series "True Detective" — two mismatched cops investigating the murder of a prostitute — hardly sounds like the most inventive idea; even the title borders on generic.
Minutes into the pilot...