| Apr 5, 2015
| 6:31 AM
First-rate cable series, durable reality contests and college basketball supply the week’s highlights:
It will be Wisconsin vs. Duke in the NCAA Basketball Championship, and here’s hoping it’s as good as the Wisconsin-Kentucky game in...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:35 AM
This is a thin week for new DVD releases. But, thin is OK when what is available April 14 is so good. Among the releases are those that will make you turn on a night light and test your legal knowledge.
"The Babadook," Grade A-: Director Jennifer Kent...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Cowboys will be in the building and on the streets when the 22nd Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival comes to Newhall starting Wednesday. The festival has expanded to seven venues that will host cowboy poets, Western singers, trick ropers and Old West events...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 6:40 AM
UPDATED: Has "Dancing With the Stars" lost its ratings moves?
Not in Orlando, where the ABC dance contest placed first Monday night as it started its 20th cycle and celebrated its 10th anniversary. The show always has been popular in Central Florida,...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 11:42 AM
As "Empire" heads to its season finale, the Fox musical drama can take a bow. It was the No. 1 broadcast with the 18-to-49 age group last week.
"Empire" scored an impressive 5.8 rating in the age group to lead the broadcast networks. Over in cable, the...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 8:55 AM
UPDATED: With no new "NCIS" Tuesday night, "The Voice" topped the ratings chart.
Nationally, "The Voice" averaged 12.8 million viewers, according to updated ratings released Wednesday afternoon. Yet Mark Harmon remained a strong attraction as an "NCIS"...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:30 AM
The CBS two-part miniseries "The Dovekeepers," which begins Tuesday, is so bad it is virtually impossible to believe it exists in the current landscape of American television.
It is so bad that a person could write books about its badness. It is so...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 10:59 AM
Television turns to books in a big way this week.
PBS rolls out “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. The six-hour documentary, made by Barak Goodman, has Ken Burns as...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:50 AM
Sheldon Cooper offers his final adventure this season on May 7.
CBS on Wednesday announced its season finales. The May ratings period begins April 23 and concludes May 20.
May 20 is also the season's final night, and CBS will offer the two-hour...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:19 AM
UPDATED: "NCIS" was easily the biggest show in television Tuesday night.
The Mark Harmon drew 16.6 million viewers and was tops with the 18-to-49 age group as well, according to updated ratings released Wednesday afternoon.
Harmon set up former "NCIS"...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:56 AM
The week's highlights: Will Orlando model Charlotte McKinney survive the first ejection on "Dancing With the Stars"? Will Sue be accepted by a college on "The Middle"? Who will win at the Kids' Choice Awards?
Here's a list of coming attractions: ...