| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Hawaii is a great setting for sand, surf and crime, as Scott Caan well knows.
The actor is heading toward his second season as Danny "Danno" Williams -- the police detective first made popular by James MacArthur in the original 1968-80 series -- in CBS'...
| Sep 11, 2011
Yes, it has dinosaurs. But at its core Fox's new sci-fi epic "Terra Nova" is an environmental fable. And a pretty darned expensive one at that.
In fact, even though it has no big-name stars raking in giant paydays, "Terra Nova" is probably the...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:05 AM
If Sarah Michelle Gellar can't get along with her newest co-star, she has no one but herself to blame.
And that's quite literal, since the co-star is ... Sarah Michelle Gellar.
Forever cemented in television history as a vampire slayer named Buffy,...
| Jan 1, 2012
Just before noon on a clear fall day, the Newman stage on the 20th Century Fox lot is alive with bright lights, hovering microphones and a full 105-piece orchestra. It's one of the final scoring sessions for "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,"...
| Jan 24, 2012
Sheila Kelley is a seasoned actor currently in "Gossip Girl" on the CW. She also had roles in ABC's "Lost," which ended in 2010, as well as in "L.A. Law" and "Sisters."
Her acting career mixed with physical fitness in 2000's "Dancing at the Blue Iguana,"...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Once upon a time, former "Lost" writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz had a dream, to write a show about the fairy tales that played such a major role in their childhoods. They had no fairy godmother, just their former boss Damon Lindelof, who...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 9:36 PM
If you can get over your giggling at the fairytale premise of ABC's"Once Upon a Time"(7 p.m. Sunday, ABC; 2.5 stars out of 4), you're probably going to delight in the new drama from the writers of "Lost."
That's a big "if."
Here's the idea: Characters...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 1:45 PM
It's that most wonderful time of year, Oscar season, when all the film writers spend their time dissecting or championing the various nominees while the TV reporters reach for grim boilerplate bemoaning the telecast's ratings. Which, despite the obvious...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:06 AM
It’s hard to predict all of the celebrities who will attend Lollapalooza this year. Unlike a major sporting event in Chicago, the stars in the Lollapalooza crowd aren’t just actors, musicians and athletes with local ties. They’re often...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:32 AM
Cleverly using the latest surveillance techniques to tell its mysteries, the CBS drama series - counting J.J. Abrams among its executive producers - casts Jim Caviezel ("The Passion of the Christ") as an ex-CIA man enlisted by a tech-savvy billionaire ("...