| 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...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's showtime, so to speak. No, not on the basketball court at Staples Center, but in Playa del Rey, where Jerry Buss' mansion has come on the market at $5.95 million.
The custom Italian-style villa, built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:00 PM
ERBP, $24.95; Blu-ray, $29.95
Available on VOD beginning May 7
Since opening at Sundance this year, this sci-fi-inflected indie drama has been described as "baffling," but even though it's a complicated film, its basics aren't that...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Fox released three trailers to preview its new drama series for 2013-14. They are "Almost Human," "Sleepy Hollow" and "Rake."
In an attempt to restore ratings that fell by 20% last season, the network announced shows that were heavy on established...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:07 PM
It's not exactly almost time for "Almost Human." Fox has pushed back the premiere date for the sci-fi drama.
The futuristic series, created by J.H. Wyman ("Fringe") and featuring TV and film power player J.J. Abrams as an executive producer, was...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:39 AM
"Sleepy Hollow." Thank heaven that World Series is over; after a three-week baseball-imposed hiatus, Fox's hysterically historical monster mash is finally back. And as the latest installment includes an appearance by Mr. John Noble ("Fringe," "Lord of the...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Ichabod Crane has battled an evil Headless Horseman and been baffled by an electric coffee maker in Fox's freshman fantasy hit "Sleepy Hollow."
Yet one of the big topics on social media is the 18th century clothing he continues to wear weeks after...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Here are some notable shows on TV during the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10.
Monday, Nov. 4
Mike & Molly
8 p.m. Monday, CBS
A freshman comedy whose name I've already forgotten was canceled, so "Mike & Molly" is back! Chicago-area native Melissa McCarthy...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Only God Forgives
Available on VOD beginning July 19
With all the talk about Nicolas Winding Refn possibly directing a James Bond movie, or a Wonder Woman film, or a "Logan's Run" remake, fans of the Danish filmmaker might have begun to worry that...