| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Like a gladiator fighting to the death, the series finale of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" will rip out your heart and stomp it into dust.
That should not be a spoiler to anyone who knows the history of the rebel leader's war against Rome, which is what...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
Read my interview...
| Apr 15, 2013
The "Spartacus: War of the Damned" series finale and "Da Vinci's Demons" series premiere combined for solid ratings this weekend for Starz....
| Jan 8, 2012
The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from the production company of his most frequent collaborator, director Steven Spielberg, Williams works alone at a 90-year-...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:09 PM
When I first met Andy Whitfield in 2010, the "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" star joked about creator Steven S. DeKnight's penchant for killing off lead characters on what he would help make a hit series for Starz.
"Who knows, maybe I won't survive this...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:02 PM
One of what is likely to be many water-cooler moments in "Spartacus: Vengeance" occurs in the premiere.
As anyone knows who has seen the previous installments of the series about gladiator-turned-rebel leader Spartacus, creator Steven S. DeKnight and his...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Like his character Gannicus in "Spartacus: Vengeance," Dustin Clare is a man of few words, at least if you're trying to get him to reveal much about his return to the series.
"No, you're going to have to tune in Friday," the star of last year's prequel,"...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Andy Whitfield, who starred in "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" on Starz, has died.
The 37-year-old lost his battle with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. His wife, Vashti, who was with him in Sydney, Australia, said in a...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Todd Lasance was so intimidated about playing Julius Caesar in "Spartacus: War of the Damned," he nearly turned down the role.
The Australian actor was having lunch with his parents when his agent called to say that he'd been hired to play the great...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Plenty of vampires haunt TV these days, but viewers will soon get two versions of the original Dracula.
NBC said Tuesday that it has ordered a 10-episode "Dracula" series, with Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the bloodsucker. That news follows Starz network's...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Starz' epic "Spartacus" franchise goes into battle for its final season when "War of the Damned" begins Friday, an experience that has been bittersweet for series creator Steven S. DeKnight.
"I'm sad to see it end," he told me recently. "On the other...