| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:06 AM
"Web Therapy" (Showtime, Tuesdays). Lisa Kudrow's Skype-framed talking-heads comedy, which began on the Web in 2008, embarks upon its third Showtime season this week. Created by Kudrow -- who plays online therapist Fiona Wallice, a character as far from...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:38 AM
WWE's SummerSlam's pay-per-view wrestling event at Staples Center was among the most discussed TV events on social media last week, according to Nielsen's SocialGuide.
Fan favorite Daniel Bryan defeated John Cena on Sunday to capture his first WWE...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Fox, which once had the renegade TV network market pretty much to itself — "Married With Children" was transgressive in its time — has become semi-respectable as it grays and sprightly basic-cable channels, bound by looser rules, crowd in to...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:41 AM
"America's Got Talent" fell in ratings week-to-week Tuesday night, the last round of performances before the semi-finals, but still couldn't be touched.
The two-hour telecast, which featured comedian John Wing, a gospel choir and a dance group called...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country.
After being almost off the showbiz grid...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Comedy writer and actor Patton Oswalt stars in "The Heart, She Holler," Adult Swim's surreal Southern Gothic series about the twisted and mercifully fictitious Heartshe clan, now in its second season of 11-minute episodes.
How would you describe "The...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From San Diego to the Central Coast, Southern California boasts dozens of casinos. Many of these are expansive casino resorts offering not just gaming, but first-class entertainment, four-star dining and spectacular spa facilities, as well. Here are a few...
| Jun 7, 2013
About a year ago, the musician Jack Kennedy was on a tour, in a manner of speaking. The local disco-pop antagonist rode Greyhound buses making Alan Lomax-style field recordings of amateur musicians along the byways of America. He'd tape their performances...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Adult life is made up mostly of expected things, to keep our minds from exploding. But when the unexpected thing does occur, if it is not harmful or tragic, it can bring with it feelings of incredible happiness. Such was the moment when I first...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Despite the popular belief that NBC's "Community" would not last past its fourth season, it was renewed for Season Five. Now, the cult comedy could be aiming to do the impossible once again by having its much-beloved, but recently fired, show-runner Dan...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:42 PM
"The Killing "(AMC, Sundays). That "The Killing" would return was not at all clear at the end of its previous season; viewers grumbled that two seasons was too long to follow a case that in the context of the series took only as many days to resolve as...