| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:07 AM
As the new network season arrives this week, a couple of old familiar Baltimore faces have caught my eye: Andre Braugher and Wendell Pierce.
Happily, they are in two of the more promising series in an otherwise mostly lackluster field: “Brooklyn...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I am coming to you live from the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills. I'll be posting the best quotes from the interviews with the Emmy-nominated drama and comedy executive producers, so enjoy!
First up will be...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Fans of "Breaking Bad" have just two more episodes to learn the fate of Walter White and his crystal meth empire, but at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, the AMC drama looks poised to glide over all.
The nail-biting serial, about a milquetoast high-school...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
YouTube one-upped Animal Planet with a hot new trending video that purports to capture an eagle soaring over the Chamonix region of France.
The videographer apparently strapped a GoPro or other similarly compact camera on an eagle's back and captures...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early in the new season of "Homeland," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, Saul Berenson sits with a tumbler of whiskey in his hand and a defeated look on his face.
"I'm not temperamentally suited to the job," says the veteran...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:55 AM
For those going through “Breaking Bad” withdrawal, the Glendale Public Library has a possible antidote: a reading list inspired by the hit AMC show that ended on Sunday.
The list includes “Leaves of Grass,” the Walt Whitman book...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
From the start, from its very name, TNT was designed to make a statement.
Sure, the Turner Broadcasting empire at the time included TBS, but that channel had evolved from its roots as an Atlanta UHF TV station that bulked up through the steroidal...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:00 PM
It's tough to be a writer of crime fiction. Not because of the genre but because of the expectations: A book a year, preferably part of a series, the same character over and over again. This is why, say, Walter Mosley and Michael Connelly have branched...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Fans of the moody crime thriller "Luther" likely will say goodbye to Det. John Luther on the small screen after this week.
With a "Luther" prequel movie in the works, both star Idris Elba and show creator Neil Cross have suggested the end of the TV...
| Dec 27, 2012
Like the television character he helped inspire, Donnie Andrews lived by a code.
In his earlier years, when he was robbing rival dealers as a young hustler in West Baltimore — experiences that would later form the basis for the popular Omar Little...