| Jun 25, 2014
Some people like to watch.
I have a more embarrassing admission.
I prefer to re-watch.
Re-watching TV shows may seem downright irresponsible here in television's new golden age, when there are so many good shows, so easily available, that even a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amazon Studios is releasing 10 pilots for the Internet masses to weigh in on -- including its first two dramas, from Chris Carter ("The X-Files") and Eric Overmyer ("The Wire") -- from which the studio will select the next batch of full series for its...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS Corp. and Hulu are expanding an existing deal for a catalog of TV series that will double to 5,300 episodes, the companies announced Monday.
The new pact builds on a November 2012 pact that steered 2,700 titles to Hulu Plus. Now an additional 2,600...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Be honest: How often do you laugh watching "Girls"? "Nurse Jackie"? Even the more melancholy episodes of "Louie"?
One-hour series have made the leap, for reasons both pragmatic and cynical, to labeling themselves comedies. Yet a mental block lingers to...
| Mar 28, 2013
In his salad days, Aussie director P.J. Hogan specialized in daft, edgy comedies about wildly eccentric characters, people so giddy they'd burst into song when words failed them.
And the world fell in love with Toni Collette's ABBA obsession in "Muriel'...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Stanley has his Stella in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire."
Sarah Sokolovic will play Stella Kowalski opposite Joe Manganiello's Stanley in the production which plays Sept. 20 to Oct. 12 at the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Just after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Destin Daniel Cretton took a job at a local short-term care facility for at-risk teenagers, hoping to save money to make short films on his own while he figured out what to do next....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Gardens can be dangerous places for women. Consider Eve, tricked by a snake. And then there's Susan, undone by a rake.
The heroine of Alan Ayckbourn's "Woman in Mind" has concussed herself in the most cliched way possible by stepping on the wrong side...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:10 PM
No wonder sitcom creators liken getting a series on the air to creating a child; months or years of development need to combine with patience, love and the willingness to modify and tweak a concept until it hurts. Here, we talk with some of TV's top...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Jeffrey Tambor is best known for his delightfully offbeat characters, from the fawning sidekick to Garry Shandling's late-night talk show host on "The Larry Sanders Show" to the head of the dysfunctional Bluth family in the recently revived cult...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"I hate this. I don't want this. I don't want it!" cries Abby, a mother who's just been hit on the head by her son's baseball in the opening scene of writer-director Stacie Passon's new film, "Concussion." Blood is gushing from the woman's temple, but it'...