| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Who was Jackson Teller?
For seven years, the biker prince of Kurt Sutter’s “Sons of Anarchy” has slipped into the body of a family man, a reformer and an outlaw, filling each role admirably for periods of time, but never seeming...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Director, producer and sometime performer Mike Nichols has died, and Turner Classic Movies will offer a mini-festival of Nichols' work on the night of Dec. 6.
The movie channel will show three of the films by Nichols, who died of a heart attack on...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:12 AM
You'll be hearing a lot more about returning series, but the FX announcement certainly is worth celebrating. The channel is home to some of TV's best dramas.
"Justified," the superb modern Western, begins its sixth and final season at 10 p.m. Jan. 20....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:14 AM
What should be two of everyone's favorite networks have announced their January premiere schedules. FX and FXX are bringing back "Justified," "The Americans," "Archer" and "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" at the beginning of the year.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Let Fox go noir ("Gotham") and ABC get tense ("Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.") with their prequels and superhero-adjacency; the CW is sticking with more straightforward costumed heroics. Having found success with their brooding "Arrow," creators Greg...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The battle for the literary archives appears to be heating up. While the Ransom Center at University of Texas, Austin, is a dominant force, an upstart has emerged in South Carolina.
On Wednesday, the University of South Carolina announced that it has...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
While California fights to prevent runaway production, the city of Santa Clarita, 25 miles north of Hollywood, has quietly become a shooting hot spot.
"We attribute this to our film-friendly approach and low permit fees," says Santa Clarita Film Office...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:44 AM
The Clone Club has been shut out again. "Orphan Black" star Tatiana Maslany leads the list of most egregiously snubbed in the 2014 Emmy nominations.
Nominations announced Thursday morning were as usual both exciting and infuriating. There are far too...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Los Angeles, once the king of TV pilots, is rapidly losing its domain to New York and other rivals.
The L.A. region's share of pilot production dropped to a historic low in the most recent pilot season, as producers took their business to the Big...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The California Film Commission has selected 26 film and television productions to receive a total of $100 million in tax credits meant to spur the state's showbiz economy.
There were a record 497 submissions and the winners were chosen in a lottery...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt are headed to Harlan.
They have joined the cast of FX's modern cowboy drama "Justified" in recurring roles in its upcoming sixth and final season.
Elliott will play Markham, a former Kentucky gangster who returns from...