| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Reboots and relaunches are nothing new to TV; the cops of "Hawaii Five-0" are back, while last year's revamp of "Ironside" sank. But "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," broadcast on Fox and several sister networks, differs from other TV flashbacks; it's an...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Some people go on vacation in June. Bill Plympton goes to Annecy. The man dubbed the King of Indie Animation is a popular draw at the famed French animation festival, which he's attended since 1985.
"That's when I started discovering the potential of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:41 AM
I return again, compulsively, to the subject of "Bravest Warriors," a Web-based cartoon series about four teenage heroes — Chris, Beth, Wallow and Danny by name — in the intergalactic, multi-plane 31st century.
It is one of the best things,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:06 AM
UPDATED: The Mountain vs. the Viper was one of the most horrific fights in TV history. Did HBO's "Game of Thrones" set a new standard for gruesome theatrics?
The fight was shocking, surprising and another classic "Games" moment.
The HBO drama did...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:50 AM
The first season finale of the freshman drama "Resurrection" came to a close Sunday, helping ABC score a nightly victory in the ratings.
According to early numbers from Nielsen, nearly 7.9 million viewers overall tuned in to see the season closer for...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A long list of high-profile Hollywood writer-producers -- including Judd Apatow, Greg Daniels ("Parks and Recreation"), "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner and "The West Wing" showrunner John Wells -- are backing Patric Verrone's campaign for the state...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Fox Broadcasting is overhauling much of its prime-time lineup after a disappointing season.
The network, which endured steep declines in overall viewers and in the coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic, said it will premiere 12 new shows next season....
| May 25, 2014
| 6:26 PM
It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate.
It was one of...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Actor, writer and our favorite Monkee Micky Dolenz will star in Mike Reiss’ new play, “Comedy Is Hard,” premiering Sept. 24 to Oct. 12 at the Ivoryton Playhouse.
Dolenz, who just began a tour with pop group The Monkees last week,...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Everything you need to know about what's wrong with the Republican Party in Connecticut can be summed up in the following true statement: They had their state nominating convention this weekend at the Mohegan Sun.
A casino is not a good place to get...