| May 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
When Jack Bauer left us four years ago, we were sad but not heartbroken.
The scaffolding of Fox's "24," strong enough to bear controversy and complaint, was beginning to wobble, the show's take-no-prisoner's tone worn down by over-use and imitation....
| May 11, 2014
| 12:13 PM
NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas.
The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Only in Texas could the neo-noir of "Cold in July" be so believable.
I say that as a fan of both the state and the style. This striking new entry in pulp fiction stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in a tangled tale of crime and...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Spend enough time with Bryan Cranston and he'll show you the imaginary dial he uses to visualize how someone -- anyone, including you -- lives life.
"I came up with this gauge 15, 20 years ago," he says, launching into a monologue with the easy...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Showtime has renewed the horror drama "Penny Dreadful" for a second season.
The greenlight comes halfway through the show's initial eight-episode run, which has drawn solid ratings across Showtime's linear and on-demand platforms. The show created by...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
From Norman Bates to, well, Norman Bates, it seems every medium has taken a stab at the psycho killer plot device.
Still, a show that gets into the mind of a serial killer each week -- examining the high body count and mysterious origin stories -- is...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"Twilight" film series vampire Robert Pattinson found a warm body to pay $6.375 million for his Los Feliz home. Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" is the new owner.
The 1922 Spanish Colonial-style house has a formal entry, a library/study, a den,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Early on in "Kill Your Darlings," 18-year-old Allen Ginsberg, played by Daniel Radcliffe, is on a freshman orientation tour of the Columbia University library when a fellow student jumps on a desk and begins quoting Henry Miller. Shouting provocative...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Television hasn’t really had a dose of sugar, spice and everything nice since Craig McCracken's “The Powerpuff Girls” ended in 2005.
But the absence of pint-sized superheroes Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup ends Monday at 7:30 p.m....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:58 PM
BET's first original scripted drama, "Being Mary Jane," may be a solid performer for the network, but its initial ratings have not been encouraging.
The second episode of the series, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful cable news personality...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Netflix has struck a deal for reruns of the Showtime series "Dexter," which ended its run last month.
The sale is somewhat unique because pay-TV channels are often reluctant to sell their shows to another pay service. HBO, for example, does not sell its...