| Jun 2, 2013
Sara Gran doesn't believe in studying writing. If you consider yourself a writer, just write. That's what Gran did for years on a notepad, often on the subway going to and from her job at the famous Strand bookstore in New York City before her first...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The critics have spoken: horror, geeks and HBO make for some good TV.
The nominations for the third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were announced Wednesday morning by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. -- and FX's "American Horror...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The Zac Efron-Seth Rogen comedy "Townies" has provided a boost to Los Angeles film production at a time when feature shooting has been moderate.
The Universal project, with Nicholas Stoller helming the pic, has been among the most active location...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:49 AM
As the television networks announced their fall schedules during this week's upfronts, news was pretty mixed for TV's LGBT characters.
The good news first: Former "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes is returning to NBC with a new sitcom bound to touch on gay...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:49 PM
"Southland" is turning in its badge -- TNT has decided not to move forward with the cop drama.
Its demise comes just weeks after its fifth-season finale, and while that episode brought a slight uptick in viewers, "Southland" wasn't a strong performer...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:37 PM
TNT has renewed "Southland" for a fifth season, the network announced Friday....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Los Angeles Police Department and Chief Charlie Beck have helped contribute to hundreds, perhaps thousands, of plot lines for television and the movies....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:34 PM
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and other police officials spent about 20 minutes -- five takes -- Friday filming a cameo for the season finale of TNT's L.A.-based police drama, "Southland."...
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The New York City of 1864 in "Copper" rots with bank robberies, racism, police corruption, murders and economic dispair.
If you think about it, those problems still plague society today, making BBC America's original scripted series, from creators Tom...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:13 PM
A cunning vampire overlord, a murderous meth maker and an oil baron carrying a Texas-size grudge: In a summer TV schedule stuffed with bold, brash characters, Mayor Tom Kane vanquishes all pretenders.
He's the biggest, the boldest. He is the "Boss."...