| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America.
Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:30 PM
"Enlightened" star Laura Dern has finalized her long-running divorce from Ben Harper, according to reports out Wednesday.
The Grammy-winning musician originally filed for divorce from the Emmy-nominated actress in October 2010, citing irreconcilable...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Bryan Cranston has three. So does Julia Louis-Dreyfus. And Claire Danes and Jim Parsons are close behind, with two Emmys each.
Will these voters favorites return to the podium Sunday? Or will a new group -- Kerry Washington and Louis C.K. among them --...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus won an Emmy for lead actress in a comedy series Sunday for her role as Selina Meyer, the fictional vice president of the United States on HBO's series "Veep."
She was the favorite for the win with a number of critics noting the new...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards.
While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
On a scorching August day in Studio City, Metro buses screech down Ventura Boulevard stamped with NBC advertisements boasting its revamped Thursday block: "NBC's New Family of Comedies." Inside Stage 21 on the CBS Radford Studios, the "Parks and...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television critics are not part of the television academy, which means we don't get to vote in the Emmys race. Depending on where you're sitting, this is either a very good or a very bad thing.
What we do get to do is second-guess, congratulate and...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:59 AM
If social media can help drive a revolution, surely it can sway the fate of a small, overlooked television series on the brink of cancellation. Right?
A few weeks ago I wrote about one of the strongest shows on TV right now, the nuanced and mordantly...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A ruthlessly self-aware political wife reconsidering her choices. A sensual socialite facing down an oppressive age with informed good humor. A group of young women so busy defying social expectations they've forgotten to have any of their own. A...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The critics have spoken: horror, geeks and HBO make for some good TV.
The nominations for the third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were announced Wednesday morning by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. -- and FX's "American Horror...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If there were an Emmy for Most Disturbingly Apt Title of Series, NBC's new comedy "Save Me" would win hands down. It just works on so many levels.
"Save me" is certainly the phrase that surges to a critic's mind moments into the ludicrous machinations...