| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It's 7:18 a.m. at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y., and John Goodman is yawning.
The ursine actor is up early for a shoot at the studio's Stage K, an 18,000-square-foot facility where he's shooting "Alpha House," a new TV series in which he...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:15 PM
This week marks the official start of the fall TV season. Some series have already gotten off to a start, including Fox's comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and NBC's thriller "Blacklist" (with the official trailer above). There are almost too many new shows...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A hit drama called "Overspel" from Holland had plenty to recommend it — murder and intrigue in elite society circles, troubled romances and hot sex. What it didn't have, for an American remake, anyway, was a good title.
"It's called 'Adultery,' if...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall. But to make a real difference, Eric Garcetti needs to convince skeptical state pols to...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — Michael Urie sits in a West Village restaurant making a few subtle gestures. A flutter of the hands and you imagine the fingernails. A squint of the eyes and the famously furrowed expression pops into view. A tilt of the head just so...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Russia's leading TV producer, Alexander Akopov, is leaning on U.S. TV shows and know-how to up the ante in the country's burgeoning television market.
Akopov set up production shingle Amedia in 2002 with U.S. billionaire Len Blavatnik, and nine years...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
There is every reason that I would like a bantering-detectives series starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn. Everything in that sentence sounds good to me.
"King & Maxwell," which premieres Monday on TNT, is the show that brings them together. And if...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fish have to swim. Birds have to fly. Marc Cherry has to write women.
At least that's how the creator of "Desperate Housewives" explains why he jumped into another female-heavy series after a headline-grabbing run with his ABC drama that included...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:11 PM
There is a science to the way products are placed on supermarket shelves, and it is one that can stealthily influences our choices.
What it is not is a likely subject matter for a spiky workplace comedy-drama mash-up. And yet it is just specific and...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Country singing star LeAnn Rimes and her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, know a bargain when they see one. The pair spent $3 million behind the gates in bucolic Hidden Hills on a house marketed as a short sale that once sold for $5.575 million.
| Aug 8, 2011
| 6:27 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael Urie was born in Dallas on this day in 1980. This birthday guy is known for his portrayal of Marc St. James both on "Ugly Betty" and "Mode After Hours." He's provided his voice talents to the animated film "Beverly Hills...