| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Twenty-five years ago — in 1989, to save you the math — two situation comedies premiered, each destined to become American institutions, even as each regarded American institutions with a jaundiced and ironic eye. One was a cartoon, set in a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy.
The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory."
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Seven years have passed since the members of Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club Redwood Original locked the picturesque hamlet of Charming, Calif., in their lawless grip, filling the streets with murder, mayhem and all manner of reckless havoc.
But now the...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For years, the popular response to the Emmys from network executives was that they were nice - an ego stroke to the talent, but inconsequential to the bottom line. Sure, there was that period in the '80s when NBC parlayed awards for shows like "Hill...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
"Jane the Virgin" is the adaptation of a hit Venezuelan telenovela that's bringing a different flavor to the CW palate, which is used to a diet of superheroes and vampires.
The series, based on Venezuela's "Juana la virgen," stars Gina Rodriguez as...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:38 PM
One of ABC's new shows is a rarity -- a prime-time network comedy revolving solely around an African American family.
"black-ish," arriving Sept. 24, features Anthony Anderson ("Law & Order"), Tracee Ellis Ross ("Girlfriends") and "special guest star"...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Louis Brown Jr., 90, father of Nicole Brown Simpson, who was slain in 1994, leading to a sensational trial in which her former husband O.J. Simpson was accused, died Thursday at home in Dana Point. Louis Brown had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:04 AM
As far as television is concerned, there's something just irresistibly funny about dads who cook. Well, we beg to differ. Here are five TV dads who knew their way around the kitchen, to a greater or lesser extent.
Walter White from "Breaking Bad": We...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
"The Shield" actor Michael Jace is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on charges that he shot his wife to death this week shortly after she arrived at their South L.A. home with their two kids.
Jace, who played LAPD Officer Julien Lowe on the FX show,...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Neighbors expressed shock over the arrest of "The Shield" actor Michael Jace on suspicion of killing his wife, April, inside their Hyde Park home Monday.
"They were the Huxtables on the block," neighbor Tonja Edwards said, referring to the fictional...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:18 PM
By Liana B. Baker
(Reuters) - Viewers may be laughing a lot less when they turn on their televisions this fall, as the major U.S. broadcasters are loading up their schedules with dramas in an effort to lure some defecting viewers back from cable.