| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Edie Falco has a cold. Actually, it's more like a sinus infection, one that's been plaguing her for weeks now, and so she enters the roof-top restaurant at the Peninsula hotel in Beverly Hills apologizing if the medication has made her a little dingy....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Netflix appears to be firing on all cylinders in 2013, with new original content coming every other month. Hot on the heels of "Arrested Development," which returns with 15 new episodes on May 26, Netflix plans to premiere its next series, "Orange Is...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The era of Internet television is officially here.
Netflix's "House of Cards" garnered nine Emmy nominations Thursday, becoming the first show delivered exclusively online to be nominated in the major categories including drama series, lead actor and...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:27 PM
With "Orange Is the New Black," Netflix looks like it has another hit. Or does it?
One issue with the streaming service is that no one really knows how many viewers are watching original series such as women-in-prison comedy "Orange" and the political...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:58 PM
There's something to be said about being a walking billboard.
Jenji Kohan, best known for being the creator of Showtime's "Weeds," fully embraces the task. Her nails — hands and toes — are coated in an orange hue. Her short hair is dizzied...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
KNBC-TV Channel 4 continues to be an awards force -- racking up 18 nominations for the 65th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. But Univision owned-and-operated station KMEX is showing its muscle, coming in at a close second.
The nominations were announced...
| Aug 27, 2013
The show: Premiere of "Oblivion" at Westport Country Playhouse.
First impressions: Playwright Carly Mensch's contemporary family dramedy has an ever-changing focus. Is this a play about an adolescent search for spiritual fulfillment, about mendacious...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Years ago, when I first interviewed Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho, she told me about visiting her senora here in town whenever she was in need of counsel. It took me a few minutes before I realized she was talking about a specific type of Latina...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:15 AM
When show creator Jenji Kohan threw in with Netflix at the outset of its original programming efforts, that was still a gutsy move. "I traded money for freedom, in essence," says the veteran TV writer of her move to what she calls "the new frontier." "I...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The historic Hayworth Theatre, a Spanish colonial-style building named after actress Rita Hayworth, has changed its identity many times since it opened in 1926 on Wilshire Boulevard near MacArthur Park.
The venue has served as a live-performance theater...
| May 11, 2011
| 9:50 AM
"House" is leaving the building, "30 Rock" has rolled away, "The Middle" is coming to an end, and "American Idol" will soon be idle.
A generation ago, the end of the broadcast networks' season meant the beginning of the "nothing worth watching" season....