| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" became a hit this season, critics and viewers were so bowled over by its crazy-great premise — Ichabod Crane as a colonial war hero! Back to fight the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse! — that another revolutionary...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
After convincing some 91,000 fans to donate $5.7 million toward the making of a "Veronica Mars" movie, you'd think show creator Rob Thomas would take a breather. After all, no film on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter had ever raised that much, and now...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
These days, four-time Emmy nominee Connie Britton is singing her country heart out on "Nashville," which just wrapped its second season on ABC. But back in the early '90s -- before she spun her comedic magic on "Spin City" or became half of one of TV's...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Tom Perrotta's novels are proving irresistible to Hollywood. First there was "Election," both funny and dark, and the much more serious "Little Children," for which Perrotta got an Oscar nomination. Now comes "The Leftovers," a new drama on HBO that makes...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Years of amateur and professional TV-watching and the impressive title attached to my byline notwithstanding, I have never believed that I would last a minute as a television programmer. I know what I like, and usually why I like it, but what will float...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
"Bates Motel" The A&E prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic "Psycho" sounded like such a bad idea, even in the hands of Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights"). Who would want to watch the presumably Freudian-nightmarish young...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:13 PM
If binge-watching the second season of "House of Cards," Netflix's misanthropic political thriller, isn't your idea of romance, take heart: There are plenty of other shows that celebrate love in its myriad forms available for you to binge-watch this...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Figure skating, skiing and hockey at the Sochi Olympics are likely to command the biggest audiences this week. NBC should score another easy win in the ratings.
But it's a busy week for other reasons. Jimmy Fallon takes over "The Tonight Show," now in...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:30 AM
No one can accuse the people at the CW of not giving its audience what they think it wants.
"Star-Crossed," which premieres Monday and might easily be reverse-engineered from its title alone — it's "Romeo and Juliet," with aliens — adds...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
NBC is using the final days of the Winter Olympics to debut two family comedies, neither of which live up to their moderately high concepts.
"About a Boy," which premieres Saturday before moving to Tuesdays, is based on the 2002 film of the same name...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:27 PM
NBC is devoting its prime time to the Sochi Olympics for two weeks, but the network is keeping fans of four of its popular shows happy with new web series.
The network will stream four-part original web series of "Chicago Fire," "Parks and Recreation,"...