| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves.
It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Entertainment Weekly's home page trumpets its main coverage subjects directly beneath its logo: TV, TV Recaps, Movies, Music, Books, Video.
The addition of TV Recaps came in late April, and its presence — independent of TV and ahead of Movies...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Among the many things to admire about the new HBO crime series "True Detective" is the title, which is broad, pithy, self-conscious and laced with a stank of menace. Or maybe that's just the smell it gives off when played against the show's apocalyptic...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Something in us loves a pirate. Of all the world's brigands, the pirate is the most romantic, the one whose way of life represents a breezy alternative to our drudging own. What child does not know how many men sit on a dead man's chest?
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:59 AM
HBO Zone is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the debut of "Deadwood" by airing a marathon of all 36 episodes beginning at 9 a.m. March 15.
HBO Signature also will air the entire series, one episode every weeknight, beginning at 7 p.m. April 2.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Fans of HBO's "Deadwood" will have a chance to relive every minute of the Emmy-winning series during a special weekend marathon event.
HBO Zone, the subscription service's channel aimed at young adults, will commemorate the tenth anniversary of the show'...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
A.C. Lyles, whose long association with Paramount began when he was 10 years old, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 95.
Lyles started out at Paramount working for Adolph Zukor more than 80 years ago, worked as a studio publicist for many years, and even...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When "NYPD Blue" made its debut 20 years ago, some of the predictions were nothing short of apocalyptic. The New York Times wondered whether the boundary-pushing police drama would put network standards-and-practices execs out of business under the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In a corner office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a big white board is a tangle of names, dates and ideas scrawled in brightly colored markers. At the center is a chart for the video network MOCAtv, plotting new programs on the artist Urs Fischer...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
Opens Friday, June 7, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Magic tricks are best seen up close. For maximum mind-blowing effect, you want to be able to...