| May 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
As she entered the Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center on Wednesday for opening night of “The Scottsboro Boys,” Paula Abdul said she was excited to see the show.
A musical theater fan, Abdul said, “I go to everything in New York,&...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:30 AM
| May 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| May 10, 2013
| 3:49 PM
"Southland" is turning in its badge -- TNT has decided not to move forward with the cop drama.
Its demise comes just weeks after its fifth-season finale, and while that episode brought a slight uptick in viewers, "Southland" wasn't a strong performer...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Hannibal Lecter vs. Sherlock Holmes. How's that for a prime-time bout?
NBC throws "Hannibal," a prequel to "Red Dragon" and "The Silence of the Lambs," against CBS' modern-day Sherlock in "Elementary" at 10 p.m. Thursday.
"Hannibal" is a show sold...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:59 AM
If social media can help drive a revolution, surely it can sway the fate of a small, overlooked television series on the brink of cancellation. Right?
A few weeks ago I wrote about one of the strongest shows on TV right now, the nuanced and mordantly...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Last week's "Survivor" was certainly disturbing as a contestant flipped out. The CBS reality show, at 8, offers this preview: "A shake-up with the tribes creates chaos and new alliances." Well, that's always been the story with "Survivor." If you want...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:17 AM
In a TV season boasting at least half a dozen underappreciated comedies (“The Middle,” “Raising Hope” and “Enlightened” among them), it is far rarer to see a quality drama fall through the cracks. But if ever a series...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
With so many police procedurals on TV, their creators often find gimmicks--serial killer story lines, a detective with seemingly superhuman powers of deduction, police families--to make them stand apart. "Southland" simply relies on quality--in its...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Here are some major changes coming to the TV schedule this week: MONDAY: “The Bachelor” starts its 17th season at 8 p.m. on ABC. Sean Lowe, who was rejected by Emily Maynard on “The Bachelorette,” takes the title role this time....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The happy news Thursday night is the entire CBS lineup is new. “The Big Bang Theory,” at 8, is likely to dominate the night's ratings. Sheldon (Jim Parsons) is investigated for sexual harassment — a plot that normally wouldn't be funny....