| Feb 21, 2015
| 10:42 AM
Long derided as the boob tube, television has entered an unprecedented era when people want to watch it everywhere at their own pace.
Technological breakthroughs, time-shifted viewing and increased competition have pushed content to new levels of...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 5:25 AM
A hip-hop trio that included two iconic rappers and had two platinum albums, a show that pairs two other legendary DJs, and a comedy show hosted by one of the actors from the iconic HBO drama “The Sopranos” all are set to play Allentown.
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:00 AM
We live in the age of edge, an age in which edginess is the grail for almost everything: popular literature, visual arts, music, sports (think Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman), journalism and especially television. In fact, just about the only medium...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Americans revere the courage and sacrifice of our service men and women. To demonstrate a commitment to those who have worn the cloth of the nation, grateful community members volunteer at VA health care facilities across the country, including...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:30 AM
Sports documentary producer Ross Greenburg was feeling a bit nostalgic as he oversaw a crew of video editors crash on the first installment of his latest Epix series "Road to the NHL Stadium Series."
"I started my career at HBO and had 33 great years...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:00 AM
TV is not in Kansas anymore. Just like Dorothy, Hollywood has found itself in a magical new land. The industry's warm embrace of subscription video services is being driven by several factors: technology, money, creative freedom and critical acclaim....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It's that most wonderful time of the year, when people who presume to know start telling you what the 10 (or 20 or 100) "Best fill-in-the-blanks" are. I am a TV critic, so my list will be about television and I'm going to make it, honor bright, in just...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As we approach a new year, television is a tangle of trends: Networks began "unbundling" their streaming services from their television channels. New (and old) platforms broke ground with scripted series — "Transparent" put Amazon in the Emmy's race...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Terence Winter has professed his love for "The Sopranos" finale, but the "Boardwalk Empire" creator certainly didn't choose to emulate his former show's cryptic conclusion in crafting a fifth season that steadfastly built toward its final, revelatory...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:15 PM
"Boardwalk Empire," HBO's Prohibition-era gangster epic about crooked politician turned ruthless bootlegger Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, wrapped up its fifth and final season Sunday. Unlike on "The Sopranos," the screen did not go black at the final moment....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Having just wrapped the successful five-season run of "Boardwalk Empire" -- and having been onboard for the finish of "The Sopranos" -- producer Terence Winter is clearly an expert at telling the end of a story. His own Hollywood tale got off to a...