| Jun 27, 2011
| 1:11 PM
The most recent of Tom Selleck's successful CBS TV-movies - which is he continuing to make while also starring in the network's series "Blue Bloods" - finds small-town lawman Stone out of a job and deeply shaken by the death of a young friend.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:14 PM
The concept of "La Femme Nikita" has been given several workouts, first as an acclaimed movie, then as one of cable's first sustaining series successes. Television is making another run at it with this current CW show starring lithe Maggie Q as the...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Fasten your seat belt for a flight back to the 1960s.
By definition, a series titled "Pan Am" would have to be set in an earlier era, since the title airline went out of business in 1991 after 64 years of operation. However, it's now back in business for...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:44 AM
When producer-director Amy Flanagan approached her about allowing a TV crew to film a documentary series in the bustling halls of King's College in London, Briony Sloper, the head of trauma and ER at the facility, at first was hesitant.
"It was a massive...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:56 AM
The most influential show in the history of television never finished a season among the 20 most popular programs in the Nielsen ratings.
In its most popular season, "Hill Street Blues," which ran from 1981 to 1987, came in 21st place. And yet, according...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:21 AM
For fans of TV history, a walk through the "Television: Out of the Box" show at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is like a grand stroll through our collective past.
Visitors to the exhibition, which celebrates nearly 60 years of Warner Bros....
| Nov 22, 2009
In the middle of everything there is a pool. It's flanked by beach chairs under umbrellas, picture-perfect palm trees, actresses, publicists, reporters and other hangers-on. Four good-looking young guys dressed in Hollywood-wear -- skinny jeans, jackets...
| Jul 5, 2009
"Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" had all the makings of a hit, even without Arnold.
But after just two shortened seasons, Fox pulled the plug on the blockbuster franchise's move to TV. Ratings had fallen to a series low by May, and it seemed the...
| Apr 4, 2007
Daytime soaps are in peril and it just may be that prime-time is riding to the rescue.
While soap opera audiences continue to dwindle, SoapNet, the Disney-owned cable channel devoted to sex-and-suffering serials, is embarking on a mission to revive the...
| May 23, 2009
You could call it a shorts sale.
Tom Lennon, the pants-averse Lt. Jim Dangle on Comedy Central's "Reno 911!" (2003-09), and his actress wife, Jenny Robertson, have purchased a Hancock Park-area house for $2,175,000. The seller was "ER" actress Maura...
| Jul 17, 2009
It was supposed to be six but it turned out to be seven, and you know what? Seven is better.
Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that it would expand the number of nominees in the best series and acting categories...