| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Patient "Twin Peaks" fans may finally get to find out what happened to FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper when the series returns for its limited run on Showtime in 2016. Kyle MacLachlan, the square-jawed actor who played the upstanding agent in the show's...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:59 PM
Showtime Network President David Nevins was finishing up his introductory remarks at the Television Critics Assn. press tour when a tall handsome man walked on stage offering him a "damn good cup of coffee."
It was Kyle MacLachlan, a.k.a. FBI Special...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:50 PM
It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix.
Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:36 AM
Who comes to mind during the holidays more than David Lynch? Well, more or less anyone, really. But the holidays are over, and the days still short and cold, so now might be appropriate for the prince of (literal and figurative) cinematic darkness.
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
TV shows, while not typically known for their contributions to music, often rejoice in the sounds of the season.
Last month, PBS' period drama "Downton Abbey" released a Christmas album featuring selections from cast members that included Charles...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
I have tried to determine whether there is anything insidious in Syfy turning "Ascension," originally described as a six-part miniseries, into a "three-night event" and setting it afloat in the relatively dead waters of mid-December.
But I have no idea,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nude sword fighting? Netflix is definitely going for sexy in "Marco Polo," which premieres at 2:01 a.m. Dec. 12.
The streaming service has released a trailer for the adventure series that shows how the 13th century explorer ended up in China, and how one...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Dressed in an oversized night shirt, Naomi Watts moved stealthily across the darkened suburban house where she was shooting her new movie, stepping toward a couch where a teenage actor playing her son lay asleep.
In one swoop the actress leaned over,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:54 PM
I've probably said it before, but originality is overrated.
Which is why the most valuable tool in any enterprise's development arsenal just may be a feather duster, to make presentable something it already has and consumers already know.
This is true...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Did you see last night's ratings for 'Ray Donovan?'"
It's the morning after the show's second-season finale, and Showtime president David Nevins sounds like a proud father, high-fiving a visitor to his Westwood office and firing off stats: The Liev...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Showtime made many fans of "Twin Peaks" very happy on Monday when it announced it was reviving the cult favorite as a limited series to air in 2016, set in the modern day.
The delightfully weird drama, which centered on a murder mystery in the small...