| Aug 18, 2011
| 6:16 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — There was bold talk right after 9/11 that TV would emerge from this trauma sadder but wiser. That TV would be steeled with a higher sense of purpose than had characterized it the previous half-century.
Baloney. Soon enough, the flow...
| Aug 14, 2011
Beach reading recommendations are a summer tradition: With vacations offering extra leisure time, everyone wants to know what books will help them pass the hours. But many pop culture fans now devour television with the same kind of intensity: They buy...
| Aug 6, 2011
Buck Henry arguably made his showbiz debut at the age of 2, when his mother, the silent film star Ruth Taylor, took him to the Paramount lot to show him off. She denied then that she wanted him to go into movies. Sorry, Mom. Henry has become a polymath of...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:37 AM
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It's a party with Marty!," joked actor/comedian
Martin Short, 61, during a recent phone interview with the Weekly. "My...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:32 PM
The revived legal thrill starts its two-season run on DirecTV with a case that takes Patty and Ellen into new territory and familiarly bloody time-jumps....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:46 PM
Ted Danson is joining the cast of "CSI" this fall as a series regular, CBS announced Tuesday.
Danson will debut as the new CSI supervisor for the graveyard shift in the Sept. 21 Season 12 premiere, taking over for Laurence Fishburne as the drama's...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:51 AM
A Better Life
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part
Winnie the Pooh
Eureka (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Syfy)
MLB Home Run Derby (special, 8 p.m. Monday, ESPN)
Warehouse 13 (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Syfy)...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:51 AM
As the drama series approaches its debut on DirecTV, the last of its seasons to run on FX makes its video debut. It uses the now-familiar premise of a Ponzi scheme as its jumping-off point, as powerful attorney Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) goes after a...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Sinister spirits invade the new home of a couple - played by Patrick Wilson (who becomes a television star this fall in CBS' "A Gifted Man") and Rose Byrne ("Damages") - but the source of the scares is surprising in this thriller, which made an impressive...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:00 AM
ABC on Tuesday announced its 2011-12 prime time schedule that includes 13 new shows, seven of which will premiere this fall. Among the new entries is "Pan Am," adrama about pilots and flight attendants set in the 1960s (everyone seems to be creating their...