| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:34 AM
BBC America has set an Aug. 19 premiere date for its first original drama series, "Copper."
The 10-episode season was created by Tom Fontana ("Oz," "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "St. Elsewhere") and Will Rokos ("Monster's Ball," "Southland"). Barry...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 3:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- "The Help," a movie about the treatment of maids in a Mississippi town during the civil rights era, took top honors at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night, making it the movie to watch as the Oscar awards approach next month.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Here's some news about a show I'm now even more excited to see: BBC America's original drama "Copper" has found its lead actors.
Tom Weston-Jones, who has starred in "MI-5," will play Irish-American copper Kevin Corcoran in the series set in 1860s New...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:50 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dylan Baker was born in Syracuse, N.Y., today in 1959. This birthday guy is probably best known for playing Curt Connors in "Spider-Man 2" and "Spider-Man 3." He's also appeared in "Secretariat," "Revolutionary Road" and "The Cell." On...
| Sep 18, 2011
For a television critic, the Emmys are always a mixed bag. It's always great when shows and performances we have supported from the beginning are recognized, but sometimes — if you can believe it — the shows and people we believe deserve to...
| 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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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...