| May 9, 2012
| 1:10 PM
NBC has ordered a full season of "Chicago Fire," an "action-driven drama exploring the complex and heroic men and women of the Chicago Fire Department."
The series pilot was filmed in Chicago and, according to an NBC rep, the series will continue to be...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:28 PM
"Jersey Shore" Season 5 premieres Thursday, so we asked our staff and guests to reveal which show they think is so done.
"Weeds" started off funny and unique, but quickly ran out of plot lines that didn't feel forced. It's time for Nancy Botwin to end...
| Jul 17, 2009
It was supposed to be six but it turned out to be seven, and you know what? Seven is better.
Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that it would expand the number of nominees in the best series and acting categories...
| Nov 5, 2008
Demián Bichir refers to it as "the theater connection," and it sure can lead an actor to some intriguingly unexpected places. Like scaling the summit of the Mexican box office, staring into the mirror and seeing Fidel Castro or spanking Mary-Louise...
| Mar 30, 2010
| 2:48 PM
Comic actor Kevin Nealon has sold a walk-street cottage in Manhattan Beach for $2,725,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The two-story house, built in 1936, features bay windows and a fireplace in the living room, a balcony off the master bedroom...
| Jan 14, 2010
Can a well-endowed teen make young people hot for MTV again?
The music network, seeking to stem a years-long ratings slide, thinks it has found just the thing to get back on track: "The Hard Times of RJ Berger," a scripted comedy about a boy with an, um,...
| Jun 26, 2009
Clearly the Obama administration needs to address the issue of teacher salaries and fast. On AMC's " Breaking Bad," Bryan Cranston is playing a science teacher making meth, and now we have Thomas Jane as Ray Drecker, a high school basketball coach...
| Jun 4, 2008
Showtime has ordered up a full season of "The United States of Tara," a quirky comedy created by "Juno" scribe Diablo Cody.
Toni Collette and John Corbett star in the series, which is produced by Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank of...
| Jun 8, 2008
AFTER more than 30 years, actor, filmmaker and writer Albert Brooks is returning to the small screen.
When Showtime's "Weeds" premieres its fourth season on June 16, Brooks will play acerbic gambler Len Botwin, the father-in-law of pot-selling mom...
| Jun 8, 2008
MAYBE THE idea of a suburban mom selling pot just wasn't that subversive anymore. After all, cable TV also has suburban chemistry teachers making meth ("Breaking Bad") and suburban polygamists ("Big Love") hiding in tract homes. Even CBS is about to...
| Jun 11, 2008
FOR A moment or two, I thought we had lost the summer and would have to spend the pre-Emmy months in wistful nostagia and reruns. Undone by the writers strike, Emmy hopefuls like HBO's "Big Love" and FX's "Damages," which made last year one of the best TV...