| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Remember how “True Blood” ended last August? The Vampire Authority compound is in flames. Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) drinks all the sacred blood supposedly preserved from Lilith (Jessica Clark), the mother of all vampires. Then Bill...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A powerful recurring motif in the varied works of Christopher Guest is the dummy.
From early sketch comedy on "Saturday Night Live" through a series of mock documentaries, the looming figure is an essential part of the Guest aesthetic. It can be a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It may be a bit of a stretch for actor Fred Willard, but in Sunday’s episode of Christopher Guest’s delightful new HBO comedy, “Family Tree,” he will step into the time-honored TV role of wacky next-door neighbor.
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:15 AM
When he played Lenny on ABC's popular 1976-83 sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," Michael McKean realized he could easily become typecast as his dumb, lovable Fonzie wannabe and pal of the knuckleheaded Squiggy. He vowed not to let it happen.
"It's not your...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:25 AM
On paper, AMC's new reality show is fabulous. Each week for eight weeks, "Showville," which is set to premiere Thursday night at 9 p.m., will take us to a small town where talent coaches Alec Mapa and Lisette Bustamante will select four locals to put on a...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:16 PM
If Honey Boo Boo competed for the title of "Little Miss Fringe Festival," the reality TV starlet would be the classiest of the bunch.
The local Parliament House favorite is back, and this helping of "Little Miss," written by Jeff Jones, may be...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:33 PM
"Family Tree" co-creator, writer and star Jim Piddock offers Zap2it 10 teases for the rest of Season 1....
| May 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| May 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Christopher Guest, the director of "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind," has made a TV series for HBO.
The eight-episode "Family Tree," which premieres Sunday, is his first work in seven years, and like his films it is sweet and funny and not a little...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Family Tree Sundays beginning May 12 HBO, 10:30pm ET The Christopher Guest troupe of actors from films like Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show and For Your Consideration seem like a little family all their own. So it’s only appropriate that they...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:38 PM
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