| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:25 PM
"Glee" star Cory Monteith died of mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use and ingestion of alcohol, according the final report from the British Columbia Coroners Service issued Wednesday.
The report also ruled the 31-year-old's death...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Amazon Studios, which launched in 2010 with the goal of creating original online series and movies, announced Thursday that it would produce three new pilots.
The first is called "Mozart in the Jungle." It was created by the heavy-hitting trifecta of...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:59 PM
FXX may be the home of the comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," but Exxon isn't laughing about the new cable network's logo.
The oil giant has filed suit in Houston claiming that the "FXX" logo rips off the trademarked Exxon brand. Both logos...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:44 AM
L.A. Times TV critic Robert Lloyd highlights the week's television:
"Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). A great and terrible idea that yields hilarity pretty consistently: Heavily intoxicated narrators (comics, comic actors) retell episodes from...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The extremely likable Tyler Labine, whose constitutional buoyancy has kept him bobbing back into view even as the ships beneath him ("Mad Love," "Sons of Tucson," "Animal Practice," the relatively long-lived — two seasons! — "Reaper") go one...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:04 PM
At an upfront presentation for reporters Wednesday in New York, FX Networks Chief Executive John Landgraf outlined an ambitious slate of programming for FX and its recently launched offshoot FXX, promising that 2014 would be the "biggest year ever" for...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Could this be a mah-velous comedic union? FX announced it has given a series order to the Billy Crystal-fronted half-hour titled "The Comedians."
The single-camera comedy, produced by Fox Television Studios, features the 66-year-old multi-hyphenate as...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:55 AM
I've never liked doing year-end best-of lists for a number of reasons. I don't feel qualified, for one. As a part-time critic I don't see or even sample every show. I also find that I enjoy shows that definitely aren't "the best" technically, but are so...
| Jul 18, 2013
The "Wilfred" panel at Comic-Con began with a full new episode from Season 3, titled "Stagnation," that features Kristen Schaal....
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:33 AM
We all deal with certain amounts of stress in our lives. How we cope, though, sets us apart.
"I probably smoke too many cigarettes, which isn’t a very good thing," said Elijah Wood, best known for playing Frodo Baggins in "The Lord of the Rings"...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Elijah Wood can add "comic actor" to his Renaissance man resume.
The "The Lord of the Rings" actor has dug up a hit with his first foray into series TV with "Wilfred," which attracted 3.8 million viewers for its debut June 23 on FX. In the show, which...