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  • The Showrunner Must Go On

    The late Aaron Spelling was modest and courtly to a fault. So when asked about his storied career at the TV Critics Assn. tour years ago, he gave most of the credit to the actors, writers and artisans with whom he'd worked. When a rather naive reporter...
  • Idris Elba Drama 'A Hundred Streets' Casts 'Les Miserables,' 'Hobbit' Actors

    Director Jim O'Hanlon's "A Hundred Streets" announced new cast members today, including Samantha Barks ("Les Miserables"), Ken Stott ("The Hobbit" series), Charlie Creed-Miles ("Wild Bill," "The Fifth Element"), Steve Mackintosh ("Luther," "Lock, Stock...
  • 'Downton Abbey' reveals new season photo with a pesky water bottle

    'Downton Abbey' reveals new season photo with a pesky water bottle
    On Thursday, PBS released the first photos from the fifth season of "Downton Abbey," the period drama that's set to return to American airwaves in early 2015. Unfortunately, along with the cheers from fans, there's a fair amount of snickering. All because...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Season 5 Cast Photos Show Time-Jump, New Characters

    PBS has released the first cast photos for "Downton Abbey" season 5, including stills of the new actors chosen to play Sybbie Branson (Fifi Hart) and George Crawley (Oliver and Zac Barker), who have been aged up a couple of years for the new episodes....
  • Emmys 2014: Who will prevail in the guest-acting categories?

    Emmys 2014: Who will prevail in the guest-acting categories?
    The Creative Arts Emmys will be handed out beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Although most of the 80 categories probably hold little interest to those who aren't friends, family or colleagues of the nominees, the...
  • Worries make life worth living

    My neighbor Babble was getting on my nerves. He was entirely too cheerful. There he was, a sparkle in his eyes and a spring in his step, traipsing about and whistling, "When the red, red robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along." For shame, Babble, I...
  • 'Downton Abbey' cast gives cheeky response to 'water bottle-gate'

    'Downton Abbey' cast gives cheeky response to 'water bottle-gate'
    Begging your pardons, sirs and madams, the cast members of "Downton Abbey" isn't letting that anachronistic water bottle in their Season 5 publicity photo get them down. Instead, they're using it to promote a good cause. "The cast of #Downton embraced...
  • London Theater Review: 'My Night With Reg'

    Daniel (Geoffrey Streatfeild) is tormented by the possibility that Reg, his late partner, may not have been truthful: "I think he was having an affair." That's not the half of it. As stealthily revealed in the late Kevin Elyot's engrossingly plotted...
  • TV review: Bring your curiosity to 'The Knick'--and a strong stomach

    TV review: Bring your curiosity to 'The Knick'--and a strong stomach
    Bigotry, disease, addiction and ample amounts of blood splash over "The Knick" (9 p.m. Aug. 8, Cinemax; 3.5 stars out of 4). It's not easy to watch, but the Steven Soderbergh-directed period hospital drama sure is worth a look. The director, who...
  • TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'

    TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'
    “Outlander.” Starz continues its canny courtship of the often underserved female audience with a fine and drop-dead gorgeous adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book, internationally bestselling series. Describing what it’s...
  • British Expressions Invading Our Daily Vocabulary, Speech

    Do you wish the phrase "go missing" would go missing? Do you cringe whenever someone says "spot on" or refers to a redhead as a "ginger"? No worries, love. You've been "Limey-ed" — covered with the smarmy goo of British expressions, spellings...