| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Family" has won the comedy series Emmy for each of its three seasons. Other shows that have gone the three-peat route — "30 Rock," "Taxi," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "All in the Family" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" — were denied a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:51 PM
"Arrested Development" creator Mitchell Hurwitz realizes that no matter what he does with his cult comedy, there's always the suggestion that there's going to be a next step.
But 10 days after the debut of 15 new "Arrested Development" episodes on...
| May 26, 2013
| 6:55 PM
At one minute past midnight, Sunday, May 26, the 15 episodes of “Arrested Development,” season 4 dropped, all at once, upon the battlefield of popular culture. If nothing else, this brings an end to all those articles wondering what the series...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
You might think that Mitchell Hurwitz, the creative mastermind behind the oddball cult comedy "Arrested Development," would be overjoyed to hear about the crowds thronging the Bluth's Original Frozen Banana Stands popping up across the country.
| May 23, 2013
| 11:45 AM
"Arrested Development" (Netflix, Sunday, then anytime). The 15-episode, seven-years-belated fourth season of what was formerly a Fox comedy and now belongs to the Internet is not being offered in advance for critical review, so you know as much as I do....
| May 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Just two days before "Arrested Development" would release its first new episodes in seven years, creator Mitchell Hurwitz called David Cross with a frantic request: Could the actor do a quick reshoot? Cross, however, was sporting a full, dyed beard for...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Amazon, the online retailer, recently posted 14 original "TV pilots" on the Web for public viewing and reviewing. In an instant, and before a single show has officially debuted, it has established a brand.
Television is changing fast, so fast that it is...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Amazon, the online bookseller turned online department store, turned e-book-reader manufacturer, turned publisher, turned video streaming service, turning movie-and-TV studio, has posted its first 14 "TV pilots" -- six kids' shows and eight grown-up...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Louis D'Esposito escorts guests through the offices of Marvel Studios like a proud father. Meet the directors of “Captain America: ......
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:23 AM
First lady Michelle Obama continued her two-day fundraising swing through Los Angeles on Monday, heading to "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" a day after she chatted up campaign contributors at the home of rock star Gwen Stefani....