| Dec 3, 2012
William Boyd: The Creative Minds feature about novelist-screenwriter William Boyd in the Dec. 2 Calendar section said that "Restless," a miniseries based on his novel, premieres Friday on Sundance. It should have said Sundance Channel.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Attention, Anglophiles: How's this for a cast?
Charlotte Rampling, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Michelle Dockery and Hayley Atwell?
That's the lineup for "Restless," a two-night miniseries about World War II, betrayal and British spies that starts at...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Sundance Channel and the Music Box Theatre are giving Chicago viewers a chance to see the first two hours of its new drama "Rectify" days before it premieres on TV.
In order to attend the national premiere screening at 7 p.m. April 16 at Music Box...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Cameron Lew is truly one of the cool kids of the social media age.
The 17-year-old Huntington Beach High School junior has been shooting and editing videos for his YouTube channel since eighth grade. However, Cameron's filming career started as early as...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:14 AM
"The Island President" (PBS, Monday, 10 p.m.). Comprising 2,000 pancake-flat islands in the Indian Ocean, with a mean elevation of about five feet above sea level, the Maldives will be the first nation to go, literally, when the oceans rise. Jon Shenk's...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In the second hour of Sundance Channel's incredibly absorbing new series "Rectify," Daniel Holden takes off his shoes and socks in the outfield of a baseball diamond. He revels at the feel of grass between his toes and the sun on his face, two...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If "House of Cards" were an actual television show, this would be the day after its finale — a time to analyze the cultural impact of the E-ticket D.C. thriller starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, and to painstakingly mine the end of the first...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before a long morning of earnings calls.
The Skinny: I got through the season finale of "The Following" last night. It wasn't easy. Fortunately, afterward I watched the premiere of Comedy Central's "Inside Amy," which was a tad...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Sundance Channel's first original series, "Rectify," has received glowing reviews for its short season of just six episodes. So it's good news for fans that the legal drama has been renewed for a longer, 10-episode second season.
"Rectify" stars Aden...
| Nov 17, 2011
Friday's Highlights: 'Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys' on Sundance...