| 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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 11:58 AM
CBS might be the oldest-skewing and fustiest of the broadcasters, but its entertainment chief, Nina Tassler, insisted it's changing with the times during her network's portion of the TV Critics Assn. tour Monday. At the same time, the network continues to...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:53 PM
The ransomware attack that hit the Florrick, Agos & Lockhart law firm was television fantasy in an October episode of "The Good Wife," but Jim Maloney of Woodstock knows the realities of a computer held hostage.
Ransomware, a computer virus that usually...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 11:59 AM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. lived up to its idiosyncratic reputation Sunday night, largely shunning perennial awards favorite HBO and completely shutting out the four major broadcast networks in the television categories. Instead, it bestowed...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The last two years, Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. members have added a new wrinkle to the Golden Globes: respectability.
Where are the wacky, celebrity-worshiping choices of yesteryear?
What will the babysitter whom Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 2:31 PM
Even as shows such as "Black-ish," "Empire" and "Cristela" broaden the diversity of characters and stories on television, the opportunities for first-time female and minority directors on TV remain limited.
Women make up only 18% of first-time directors...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. didn't throw us many curveballs last year with its Golden Globe nominations, which sort of defeats the purpose of the whole exercise, doesn't it? If we wanted a group to rubber stamp the awards-season consensus, we'd look...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:12 AM
The 14th season of "Celebrity Apprentice" began with a bit of controversy Sunday night when the first person fired, former "Cosby Show" star Keshia Knight Pulliam, was canned because of her refusal to contact her former co-star, Bill Cosby, for money....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Long before the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, there was a group of radical young men who fomented rebellion against the British monarchy.
They represented all tiers of society, from well-heeled lawyers to humble craftsmen. They met...
| 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 31, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday. He was 71.
Herrmann died at...