| 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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Action!" the word is said quietly but emphatically, and the cast and crew on the set of "Masters of Sex" jump into motion. The man behind the video monitor is longtime actor Adam Arkin, and it's clear he commands respect from the director's chair....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Are we there yet?
That age-old lament of kids in the backseat of the station wagon has been expressed more than once during the past few days as Emmy season headed into the home stretch with an extra-long weekend.
The move of the ceremony from September...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When Ryan Murphy began developing HBO's "The Normal Heart," he didn't go about it with his usual eye for unabashedly entertaining commercial fare with a social theme (or two) layered into the plot.
Murphy, best known for creating Fox's "Glee" and FX's...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Actor Neal McDonough and his wife, Ruve, have sold their home in L.A.'s Windsor Square for $2.65 million.
The Colonial-style home, built in 1922, features coved ceilings, wainscoting, French doors and vintage glass doorknobs. The split-level family room...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Since winning the Emmy for playing shot-calling criminal matriarch Mags Bennett on "Justified," Margo Martindale has been doing impressive work across the spectrum. TV critics have singled out her performance opposite Will Arnett and Beau Bridges on the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From the moment it premiered, Showtime's high-stakes, wildly ambitious spy thriller "Homeland" was not so much discussed as it was anointed. It was the first drama to both embody post-9/11 anxiety and serve as a master class in acting, a narrative high-...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The singing vegetarian wanted nothing to do with the backwoods ducks.
When Morrissey was scheduled to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show last month along with the cast of A&E's "Duck Dynasty," the '80s cult rocker issued an ultimatum: Boot the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Natalie Zea says she prefers doing comedies, but her characters in two high-profile dramas find themselves in peril this week.
"Oh, God, I know. I gotta get away from this," she said Friday with a chuckle. "I've got to go do some sort of slapstick...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Like the entire fourth season, the latest episode "Justified" was smart, funny and nerve-wracking. It was also kind of sweet thanks to the return of Natalie Zea.
She hasn't been a regular on the show--she's working on Fox's "The Following"--but the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:00 AM
He's a Soviet spy living the American dream on FX's "The Americans." And he knows kung fu.
On Tuesday at 11 a.m. PDT, join Matthew Rhys and Times staff writer Glenn Whipp for a live video chat about Rhys' complicated, committed and, at times, comical...