| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:20 AM
PASADENA, Calif. When actor Garret Dillahunt was about to celebrate his 17th birthday tragedy struck that was to change him forever. His older brother, Eric, was killed in a drunk driving accident. He was a passenger in the car. "That threw me," says...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 12:24 PM
A shifty lawyer, a whiskey-loving clergyman, a dashing knight, secret agents, hackers, lovers, cops and music moguls are among the new characters TV viewers will meet as the winter season launches scores of new and returning shows.
As far as I'm...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:05 AM
Who will win Lady Mary's heart on "Downton Abbey"? Is there any life left in "American Idol"? Are Hannah and her "Girls" friends finally ready to grow up? Can Larry Wilmore fill Stephen Colbert's late-night shoes?
These are among the key questions as...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:08 AM
"The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Interstellar" and "Birdman" are among the feature film nominees for the 19th Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards.
The theatrical film nominations announced Monday are divided between period, fantasy...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Yes, it's strange that in the world of television, "midyear" starts in January, but we're not going to complain.
Even if it's in the wrong place on the calendar, the midyear is time for celebration for TV fans.
The best of the fall season is still going...
| 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 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...