| Dec 24, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, is on the phone the day before his 69th birthday. Professionally, the Philadelphia native is celebrating 20 years as a cable news anchor, a milestone that MSNBC will note somewhat belatedly next month, around the same time he guest-stars as himself on "The Good Wife." That's a remarkable tenure, considering that TV is Matthews' third career, after stints as a political aide (including chief of staff for Rep. Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill) and as a newspaper columnist (for the San Francisco Chronicle).
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:05 AM
This is the year I became a dedicated streamer. This is the year Netflix and Amazon truly became a force to be reckoned with and embraced.
It's not that these companies are radically changing what qualifies as great entertainment. Almost all of their...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Marvel and Netflix have cast "The Good Wife" star Mike Colter as comic book hero Luke Cage, Marvel announced Monday. Colter will make his debut in "Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones" in 2015, before going on to headline his own Netflix series.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Here is Mary McNamara’s look at the best of 2014 in television.
Best dramas with 12 or fewer episodes
"Game of Thrones" (HBO)
"Orphan Black" (BBC America)
"Rectify" (Sundance TV)
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago, and the awards won't be announced for another month. But why procrastinate? Let's pick the winners ... now!. Because of the size of the voting body (111,228 eligible members and...