| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Marc Maron is nothing if not perceptive about his own tics, as his Twitter feed will attest. “My Jewish stomach doesn't like Korean food,” he posted recently, and then asked: “Racist?” Both profoundly insecure and deeply ambitious,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Ben Stiller and Bob Odenkirk will exec produce series that have been greenlit by IFC.
Ferrell, McKay, director Matt Piedmont and writer Andrew Steele will shepherd "The Spoils of Babylon," an original scripted comedy that will...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Premieres Feb. 14 at 10 p.m.on AMC
Have reality shows jumped the mounted shark? Or has taxidermy officially entered the mainstream? Watching the premiere of AMC's reality-show competition "Immortalized," which pits taxidermists...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Hamlandia (noun): Where Baltimore relishes in the weird; the kitschy, eccentric home of Hons, hipsters and … really fricking good food and beverage.
That last part a more recent development in the storied history of North Baltimore's Hampden....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:33 PM
With Season 3 of "Portlandia" premiering Friday, I asked Fred Armisen to help me with my midseason TV preview by giving him the names of five new series. He then told me what he thought they are about. You can watch him answer in the video above, then...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Long before he gained fame on "Saturday Night Live," Fred Armisen spent many years in Chicago. He returned this week to be part of Second City's 24-hour Letters to Santa event which benefits families in need from Chicago's Onward Neighborhood House.
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:15 AM
To anyone who follows the yearly awards-show banter, it's no surprise that the Golden Globe TV nominations announced Thursday would leave many viewers scratching their heads.
You never know what you'll get from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:46 PM
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are hard at work filming Season 3 of "Portlandia," and to prove it IFC has released a sneak peek skit from the new season.
"Meditation Crush" hit the web last week (sorry I'm way behind!) and it shows Armisen and...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:19 AM
I travel a good deal. For better and worse, I take a bit of Baltimore with me wherever I go. During one trip to New Jersey, after stopping at a Chinese carry-out, I was shocked to see no bulletproof glass and all the condiments on my side of the counter....