| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:30 AM
"Red Band Society," which premieres Wednesday on Fox, takes place in the teen ward of a shiny L.A. hospital — the "division of adolescent medicine," with side trips to the eating disorders wing. Its lesson, to paraphrase the songwriter, is that...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer."
Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
During the eight-year run of the show “House M.D.” the series mantra was, “Everybody lies.” The corollary to that could well be, “Everybody cheats.” Maybe not everybody, but fairly close.
That’s why I can’...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:37 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what shows to drop from my DVR.
The Skinny: Last season, I got hooked on ABC's "Nashville." Unfortunately, the rest of the country didn't follow my lead, and ABC started to turn the show about country music artists...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:32 PM
With his soon-to-conclude AMC series, "Breaking Bad," Vince Gilligan helped usher in cable television's Golden Age. Now he's bringing his talents to broadcast television -- and not just any network, either, but CBS.
As first reported by the New York...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:44 PM
"House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde has sold her Los Feliz home for $2,190,950.
The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Greg Kinnear just might be the poor man's antihero.
At a time when the television scene is seemingly at capacity with its band of flawed leading men plagued by moral ambiguity, the actor is tasked with dining alongside the brooding men of prestige...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:09 AM
As a Disney movie shooting in Central Florida, "Tomorrowland" would be expected to use Disney World as a backdrop.
Here's the happy news for Disney fans: The George Clooney sci-fi movie will feature the Carousel of Progress attraction in the Magic...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Every year around this time the Newport Beach Film Festival brings together open-minded audiences eager for interesting new material with aspiring filmmakers who want their labors of love to be seen and appreciated.
Out of the entire weeklong festival,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Jesse Spencer doesn't have far to go to pick up his latest award. The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards will honor the "Chicago Fire" star with its 2014 Artistic Achievement Award during an April 10 ceremony at the Radisson Blu Aqua...