| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Audra McDonald has no idea what she will be doing for her appearance at Fort Lauderdale's Parker Playhouse. Best known for the TV drama "Private Practice," the six-time Tony Award winner on Jan. 8 will open Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series.
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Fox's dark new television series "Empire" has what's expected of a soap opera set in the world of hip-hop. Power, sex, drugs and violence are among the key plot points, and there's even original music (supervised by platinum hit maker Timbaland) for extra...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:00 AM
At the sprawling downtown apartment of Lee Daniels a few days before Christmas, the director was chatting with Danny Strong, the writer behind such politics-themed pieces as "Recount," "Game Change" and, more to the point, "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:48 AM
It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind:
1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:09 PM
An Irish male singing ensemble will make a return trip to Sands Bethlehem Event Center -- with an actor from the hit television show "Glee," it was just announced.
Celtic Thunder, which previously played the event center for a PBS television station...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:32 AM
"Forever" — I was initially unconvinced by this police procedural featuring New York Medical Examiner Dr. Henry Morgan (Ioan Gruffudd), 200-year-old Brit who, for mysterious reasons, can neither die nor age.
But the appealing presences of Gruffudd...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Television offers a range of New Year's Eve celebrations if you decide to stay in Wednesday night. Those telecasts lead off the week's highlights:
ABC has a traditional edge with the lumpily titled "Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Fox has picked up freshman dramas "Empire" and "Gotham" for next season and renewed "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for a third season.
"Empire" has connected with young adults in two telecasts on Wednesdays after "American Idol." "Gotham," the Batman prequel, won...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Fox's new television team stepped into the spotlight Saturday to articulate their mission: broaden the appeal of the languishing network while still creating bold and risky programming.
Last spring, Fox's battle-scarred entertainment chief Kevin...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:56 AM
Blame the TV shows "The Sopranos" and "Glee" for the earworm resurgence of the ballad "Don't Stop Believin'." The rock anthem is back -- and so is the band Journey.
Journey will play nine shows at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas this...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:23 AM
The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations.
Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...