| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
"Scandal," "The Americans," "The Walking Dead," "Portlandia," "Ripper Street," "Vikings," "House of Cards," "Hannibal"—February sees the return of several TV favorites. New series also launch, including "The Red Road" on Sundance, "Mixology" and the...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Austrian-born actor and director Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in "Judgment at Nuremberg," ha died. He was 83.
Schell's agent, Patricia Baumbauer,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"Homeland" swept the two lead acting drama categories last year. Could another first-year series be poised to duplicate the feat? Let's look at the four drama acting races to see if it might be in the cards.
LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA
Kevin Spacey, "House of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tyler Perry was tweeting up a storm during the May premiere of "The Haves and the Have Nots," his first TV drama for OWN, the network co-owned by his longtime friend Oprah Winfrey.
"Keep watching this show. It is going to BLOW YOUR MIND from week to...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Today's magic word is conveyances.
Within a few miles of each other in rural Lake and Marion counties, two museums are dedicated to different ways of getting around: One emphasizes stylish history, the other a more utilitarian style.
History is 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 27, 2013
| 3:15 PM
When the rebooted "Dallas" debuted last year, TNT talked a lot about how the new generation of Ewings were at the center of the story. It was a good spin to get young viewers, but the Ewing kids had nothing on scheming oilman J.R. Ewing.
And the 20-...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:36 PM
I have a long love of television. Growing up in Chicago during the broadcast-only days of channels 2, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 32, I would be up early to watch the test pattern before the day's programming had even begun.
After-school hours were reserved for...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma horseman who became a TV and western movie star during the genre's heyday, died Tuesday at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. He was 89.
Robertson, who was best known for starring in the series "Tales of Wells Fargo" from...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Actor Larry Hagman’s top-floor penthouse in Santa Monica has sold for $5 million. It was listed at the beginning of the year at $5.2 million.
The two-bedroom, three-bathroom pied-a-terre is in a 10-story building constructed in 1963 and includes...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
“Dallas” star Jesse Metcalfe and his fiancee, actress Cara Santana, have bought a home in Hollywood Hills West that was listed for sale at $1.599 million.
The 1925 Spanish-style house has been restored and features a courtyard with a...