| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The trio of filmmakers who launched digital studio WIGS -- "Black Swan" exec producer Jon Avnet together with his son Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia -- have formed a new venture: Indigenous Media, backed by British broadcaster ITV and global advertising...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:57 PM
“Breaking Bad” went out with a bang Monday night, winning a second straight Emmy for drama series for its highly acclaimed final season.
The AMC series had its finale on AMC back in September, when a record 10.3-million viewers tuned in...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A handsome, polite young man arrives at the door of a modest, middle-class family in New Mexico saying he served in the military with their recently deceased son. They invite him in. Wouldn't anyone?
In "The Guest," such a seemingly innocuous setup sets...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:15 PM
A Venn diagram of "Downton Abbey" watchers and lovers of '80s-era exploitation cinema might not show a big overlap, yet one of the many pleasures of director Adam Wingard's tough, fun thriller "The Guest" is seeing Matthew Crawley — er, British...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Believe Entertainment, which produces digital series like the animated "The LeBrons" and Jay Mohr's game show "Money Where Your Mouth Is," has secured financing from U.K. television broadcaster and producer ITV.
Specific financial terms of the deal...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney will be gracing the halls of Downton Abbey on television later this year.
But before you get too excited about what this news could mean -- will Clooney don his tux and roll around in a pigsty with Lady Mary? Or...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It's been almost two years since Dan Stevens' beloved "Downton Abbey" character, Matthew Crawley, met with an untimely end, and some die-hard fans of the PBS costume drama still may not quite be over it. But for the 31-year-old British actor, Crawley's...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PBS isn't always particularly nimble, which makes its speed in throwing together "Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special" something of an occasion. Not surprisingly, the resulting hour is warm and heartfelt, drawing extensively on an...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:51 AM
John Harney was a former innkeeper whose efforts to introduce quality specialty teas to a coffee-drinking public were highly successful.
The founder of Harney & Sons Ltd., he was an ambassador for loose-leaf tea, which he introduced personally, one...
| Jul 29, 2014
Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years.
While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...