| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:23 AM
Happy New Year!
A backward glance before we move on: The year 2014 will be remembered for the deaths of many first-rank performers, and the year's final days continued that sad trend.
Oscar-winner Luise Rainer died Tuesday at age 104, and Edward...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Fans of the CBS Sunday schedule should prepare for changes in coming weeks. Pay special attention, "Good Wife" fans.
You may be happy to have new episodes after the Julianna Margulies drama took a break in December. (How about that fast-paced episode...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:42 AM
UPDATED: Tom Brady put on the biggest show in prime time Sunday. (In Orlando, he had serious competition from zombies.)
Brady's performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" averaged 20.8 million viewers. Brady and New England beat Indianapolis, 42-20....
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:26 AM
What to give that binge-watcher on your holiday list? Gifts of Blu-ray or DVDs will help fans catch up on the most-buzzed-about television programs these days. Consider:
•"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" is one of Ken Burns' best. The 14-...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:56 AM
The weekend highlights include the 40th season premiere of "Saturday Night Live," the 26th season premiere of "The Simpsons" and the 15th season premiere of "CSI." Are you ready for Mark-Paul Gosselaar as twins?
1. "60 Minutes," 7 p.m....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
"Mad Men" may have been first, "Scandal" the most surprising, but no other non-sci-fi show exemplifies the new age of OCD TV more than Showtime's "Homeland," which returns for its fourth season Sunday night.
From its glorious first season through its...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:12 AM
Sunday night will be packed with big offerings and schedule changes. Some weekend highlights to keep in mind:
1. "The Good Wife," 9:30 p.m. Sunday, CBS
A football doubleheader will push back the start of CBS prime time. But the start times may be...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:51 PM
In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" — a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS — our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn.
As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia...
| Oct 10, 2014
Alan Cumming is the political consultant Eli Gold on CBS' "The Good Wife," perpetually trying to fend off scandal and electoral disaster with guile and an American accent. He is the alluring host of PBS' "Masterpiece Mystery!" And he is currently on...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:19 AM
The weekend highlights:
"The Walking Dead," 9 p.m. Sunday, AMC
The biggest story is the zombie drama's return for season five. It's a terrific episode: horrifying, exciting and poignant. One series regular will astound fans. On "Talking Dead," at 10...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The celebrity contingent was especially starry Saturday at Walt Disney World Resort.
Actors Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan, who are married, visited the Magic Kingdom.
So, too, did George Stephanopoulos of "Good Morning America" and his wife, actress...