In "Secrets and Lies," ABC's new limited series premiering Sunday, the killing of a young boy unhinges an already troubled family and turns an idyllic community into a suspicious mob, further riled by a predatory media and the icy relentlessness of an obsessive cop.
Let us now praise "Parks and Recreation," which ends Tuesday night in an effervescence of heart and hope, proof positive that success and significance are not always measured in gold, statuary or otherwise.
How unfortunate that, in presenting the award for best director during the Academy Awards ceremony, Ben Affleck chose to quote Frank Capra's observation that "the cardinal sin is dullness."
“Parks and Recreation”—One of the best comedies in recent memory ends on Feb. 24, tragically preceded by the death of Harris Wittels, one of its producers. The story of small-town Indiana bureaucrat and eternal optimist Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), “Parks and Rec”...
Los Angeles Times Television critic Mary McNamara picks the best fare on the small screen this coming week.
There's a great deal of marketing synergy propelling Amazon's first hourlong drama series "Bosch," which debuts on Friday.
Adapted by playwright Jon Robin Baitz from a 2011 Australian miniseries, NBC's "The Slap," which premieres Thursday, purports to address the complexities of parenting, the dangers of self-righteousness and the conflict between thought and deed.
It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News."