| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst.
It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game.
Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Just in time for this week's NewFronts digital programming presentations, two recent headlines underscore how significant a business Internet-delivered video has become for traditional media players.
Hell didn't freeze over on April 23, even after HBO...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Lance Reddick, a regular on "Fringe" for five seasons, has sold his penthouse in the Pico-Robertson area for $645,000.
The condominium has hardwood floors, dual dishwashers, a gas fireplace, three bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,469 square feet of...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Since the prison haven went kablooey - not to be confused with the overrun farm - "The Walking Dead" has entered what might be called its "Lost" season.
In practical terms, that's meant shifting from everyone banded together in a communal (if usually...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Wendell Pierce has joined the cast of the CBS reboot of "The Odd Couple," a multi-camera comedy pilot that stars Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon as the titular pair.
Pierce, who is known for his work as Det. 'Bunk' Moreland on "The Wire" and jazz...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:29 AM
HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform.
Among the programs that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Capt. Jay Landsman Jr., the Towson precinct's fourth commander in 22 months, hopes to bring the communication skills gleaned in two decades on the job and the policing background of a third-generation officer to his new role as Towson's top cop.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Very few shows could pull off a homage to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman without seeming exploitative, sensational or culturally carnivorous. Only one could do it in the middle of an episode dealing with a bunch of missing anthrax and Garret...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:22 AM
From afar, the recent dramatics involving "House of Cards" and the size of the film tax credit it receives from Maryland have offered intrigue worthy of a Hollywood-produced political thriller like, oh, "House of Cards." The producers threatened to leave,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
British actor Idris Elba is having what he describes as a "beautiful moment" in his career. His off-screen life, though, is another story.
This summer, Elba starred in Guillermo del Toro's special-effects action thriller "Pacific Rim," in which he...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Alpha House," a new sitcom premiering Friday via Amazon, is the first fruit of the Amazon Studios pilot derby, which this spring gave ordinary citizens with Internet access a chance to rate and comment on a variety of pilots. The retailer-cum-streaming-...