| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Midway through the first episode of the third season of "The Newsroom," Mac McHale makes reference to Euripides and traditional three-act story structure. Going with that reference, the second season of the show felt very much like the end of Act Three,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There are just six installments in the third and final season of HBO’s “The Newsroom.” But that doesn’t stop this dramatic series from ambitiously taking on far-reaching stories and thorny journalistic issues, starting with Episode...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television.
The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Jim Carrey was sitting in a hotel room four years ago, flipping channels on the proverbial idiot box, when he stumbled across something truly, sublimely dumb.
Rewatching one of his earliest and silliest movies, 1994's "Dumb and Dumber," Carrey was hit...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Piracy on the rise for "Breaking Bad"? Better call Saul.
Piracy rates for the AMC drama surged after the 2014 Emmy Awards, according to anti-piracy firm CEG Tek.
The show, which won big at the Emmys last week, saw a 412% increase in illegal peer-to-...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Be afraid. Be very afraid."
Although that memorable slogan comes from David Cronenberg's "The Fly" remake, television has traditionally walked hand in glove with fear -- a relationship that goes beyond the customary Halloween-themed episodes and...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The news cycle is on rewind in the first trailer for the third and final season of "The Newsroom," which takes you back to the tragic events of April 2013.
The HBO drama, which has been based on real-life events from day one, picks up this season about...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If our DVR queues are bursting, then why shouldn't Emmy categories be loaded too?
That would appear to be the guiding principle behind the television academy's recent decision to allow seven shows to be nominated in both the drama and comedy series...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:59 PM
In its first major announcement of the 2014 upfront season, NBC has placed series orders for four pilots -- the romantic sitcom "Marry Me," in addition to three dramas, "Odyssey," "State of Affairs" and "Allegiance," revolving around spies and terrorism....
| May 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
NBC has given a series order to "Allegiance," a drama about a young, idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs who learns that his parents are former covert Russian spies that the Kremlin has re-enlisted to plan a terrorist operation inside...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:13 PM
NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas.
The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...