| May 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
In a stark Studio City office building in February, a team of six writers was huddled around a conference table breaking the season finale script of what AMC hopes to be its baton-carrying, zeitgeisty drama — "Halt and Catch Fire."
| May 5, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Fox is going back to an era before there was a Batman with its new series "Gotham." On Monday, the network announced it was ordering the pilot to series, the first official series pickup of the networks' new season.
The series, written and executive...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Fox Broadcasting is overhauling much of its prime-time lineup after a disappointing season.
The network, which endured steep declines in overall viewers and in the coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic, said it will premiere 12 new shows next season....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:05 AM
It was a big night for all things geek at the Critics Choice TV Awards on Monday night, with "The Big Bang Theory" taking home the award for best comedy series and HBO's lavish fantasy series "Game of Thrones" tying with AMC's "Breaking Bad" for best...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Ray Donovan" (Showtime, Sunday). There are many things built into the bones of this new series starring Liev Schrieber -- Liev Schrieber, people! -- that would tend to raise red flags and set off warning sirens in my brain. Another tale of the bad people...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Griffith Park, Point Dume, the 6th Street Bridge near downtown L.A. and a former community hospital in Boyle Heights reputed to be haunted ranked among the most popular film locations in 2012, according to a new survey.
Eight of the top 10 sites for...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
With so many police procedurals on TV, their creators often find gimmicks--serial killer story lines, a detective with seemingly superhuman powers of deduction, police families--to make them stand apart. "Southland" simply relies on quality--in its...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:17 AM
In a TV season boasting at least half a dozen underappreciated comedies (“The Middle,” “Raising Hope” and “Enlightened” among them), it is far rarer to see a quality drama fall through the cracks. But if ever a series...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Looking at his overall resume, you could say that David Otunga is one of the most successful people among the WWE Superstars. Aside from achieving the near impossible task of cracking the WWE roster, Otunga graduated from Harvard with a law degree. Now,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:01 AM
"Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media.
It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:59 AM
If social media can help drive a revolution, surely it can sway the fate of a small, overlooked television series on the brink of cancellation. Right?
A few weeks ago I wrote about one of the strongest shows on TV right now, the nuanced and mordantly...