| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It wasn't that long ago that the Big Four networks put out the Gone Fishin' sign at season's end, filling summer with reruns of their comedies and dramas.
But in the DVR era, people have largely stopped watching repeats -- of both current network shows...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:00 AM
You might not peg the guy who wrote "I, Robot" and adapted "The Da Vinci Code" as a self-described "shameless romantic." But then, when looking back on "A Beautiful Mind," the movie that won him a screenplay Oscar, Akiva Goldsman remembers it as a...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The third-season finale of "Homeland," Showtime's popular and controversial series about a troubled CIA agent played by Claire Danes, was one of the most debated episodes of last year, with the death of POW turned possible terrorist Nicholas Brody.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:38 AM
The first official trailer for WGN America's "Salem," which won't be shown on TV until Saturday, offers a better look at the cast and actual footage from the series.
"Salem," premiering April 20, retells the story of the Salem witch trials in 17th...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Seems like every network wants a witch show these days. FX has "American Horror Story: Coven." Lifetime has the "Witches of East End." Witches are casting spells in CW's "The Originals" and "The Vampire Diaries," Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" and a number of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The futuristic new series "Almost Human" (7 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18, Fox; 3.5 stars out of 4) has a future more promising than the one it depicts.
The latest production from the "Fringe" team of creator J.H. Wyman and executive producer J.J. Abrams looks...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Fox's new drama "Sleepy Hollow" is a mix of horror, humor, detective story and love story that producers hope viewers get their head around.
"Our mission is fun, to be fun and entertaining," said Len Wiseman, a co-creator and executive producer of the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A resurrected Revolutionary War hero, a double-ax-wielding horseman (headless), ghost trees, Colonial witches, horned beasts, ancient priests, a sassy female cop and at least one Starbucks joke?
Long before Tom Mison's fit and dashing Ichabod Crane...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:51 PM
The new Fox series "Almost Human" on Sunday introduced us to 2048 Los Angeles, where it is commonplace for robots to be partnered with human police officers to fight crime.
Yet detective John Kennex (Karl Urban) isn't quite ready to accept Dorian...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The Governor returned to "The Walking Dead" last week, but he didn't really return until this Sunday night's episode, "Dead Weight."
What I mean by that is that the Governor we saw last week was a shell of himself, shuffling around with his big hair and...