| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:03 PM
We seem to be on an entertainment streak this week, so this seemed as good a time as any to collect my thoughts on the bygone NBC cult hit “Friday Night Lights.” I’m terrified to report that throughout my viewing of all five seasons, I...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The '80s live on at The CW: modest-performing "The Carrie Diaries" will return next season, along with spy drama "Nikita." And the network is adding four dramas to its 2013-14 schedule, most rapt in the sci-fi world.
That takes "Nikita," which...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Summer is the main inspiration for NBC's "Camp," a dramatic comedy created by Liz Heldens ("Friday Night Lights") and Peter Elkoff ("Gossip Girl").
The hour-long show, which premieres July 10, is set in the American Midwest but was filmed inland from...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:32 PM
When DirecTV's new original drama "Full Circle" debuts on the Audience Channel in the fall, some people will see it as screenwriter and playwright Neil LaBute's TV debut. But others may see it as a chance for Angel and Draco Malfoy to team. Both "Angel"...
| Apr 29, 2009
Economic woes aside, NBC is figuring that viewers still want to watch people get fired on "The Celebrity Apprentice."
The network announced Wednesday (April 29) that it's picked up the unscripted series for a third season, which will debut in spring...
| Jun 29, 2009
| 10:23 AM
New to Tree Hill, that is. If you're a regular CW watcher, you may already know Jana Kramer.
Kramer guest-starred on a handful of "90210" episodes last season -- she played West Bev student Portia Ranson -- and now she's moving on to "One Tree Hill"...
| Jul 15, 2009
| 7:10 AM
Tuesday we looked at six worthy but unlikely nominees for best comedy series at the Emmys. Now, six long-shot dramas.
As I mentioned in the previous post, these aren't necessarily the six shows I would put up for the outstanding drama series award; I'm...
| Aug 2, 2009
As Allen Iverson's racially charged trial splintered the Peninsula 16 years ago, Hampton native Steve James was a half-continent away crafting one of the most acclaimed sports movies of recent times.
Today he's close to completing a film on the events he...
| Sep 14, 2009
Actor D.W. Moffett and his wife, Kristal, have sold their longtime Beachwood Canyon home for $1.75 million.
The 1926 Mediterranean, designed by architect John DeLario, has four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in 2,506 square feet. It sits on a third-acre...
| Oct 3, 2009
Actor D.W. Moffett, who plays an evil football dad on "Friday Night Lights," and his wife, Kristal, have sold their longtime Beachwood Canyon home for $1.75 million.
The 1926 Mediterranean, designed by lead Hollywoodland architect John DeLario, has...