| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Following its success with "The Tudors," Showtime found a smart follow-up in this saga of the family that didn't always use protocol - to put it mildly - in rising to the heights of power during the Renaissance era in Rome.
Jeremy Irons is well-cast as...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Plan your week with our guide to what's happening
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Captain America: The First Avenger
Friends With Benefits
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style)
| Jul 20, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Say goodbye to Hollywood.
Well, almost. The whip-smart and Emmy-winning HBO showbiz-insider comedy series "Entourage" starts its eighth and final season Sunday, July 24, while rumors abound about a possible feature-film spinoff a la HBO's "Sex and the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Fire up that DVR: Here's our picks for Friday-Sunday.
•"NSTF:SD:SUV" (Midnight; Adult Swim): The series premiere of the show (above) that rightfully takes "CSI" and "SUV" and all those other acronym-happy programs down a peg.
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:53 AM
There was a time when the juvenile antics of star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his three pals from Queens, N.Y., satisfied as a fun, behind-the-scenes peek into Hollywood.
That ended about six seasons ago. As HBO's "Entourage" (9:30 p.m. July 24,...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Emmy-winning TV producer Jonathan Littman has purchased the "Entourage" house in Encino for $4.2 million, according to public records.
The setting of the HBO show's Season 7 last year, the gated Tuscan-style villa has 9,010 square feet of living space...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy
Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:06 AM
If there ever was a year when Jeremy Piven could be excused for missing the annual Piven Theatre Workshop Gala — which benefits the theater his mother Joyce and late father Byrne founded in Evanston 41 years ago — it would be this one.
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:29 AM
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:36 PM
About halfway through writing the script for "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" (which opens at the Wilmette Theatre next week), Edward Burns says he found himself at a crossroad. "Do I want to make the big, crazy, funny, holly-jolly Christmas Irish family...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:46 PM
A decade after graduating from Baltimore’s Gilman School, some alumni might be vaulting up the ladder in careers as executives or politicians. But Brian Sher, Class of ‘86, was looking at the lowest rung — starting out as a trainee in...