| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:07 AM
In an earlier Hollywood era, Eileen Brennan would have thrived as a character actor. She had a distinctive style that echoed tough dames like Eve Arden, Thelma Ritter and Angela Lansbury.
Brennan wasn't movie-star beautiful, but she was memorable, and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A special Sunday will salute "TV's Funniest of the Funniest." The program, at 9 p.m. on NBC, will have a lot of material to choose from, because sitcoms have flourished over the decades.
Here's my list of the greatest (in chronological order), plus...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Television Critics Association recognized the top programs and actors of the 2012-2013 television season at its 29th Annual TCA Awards at the Beverly Hills Hilton on Saturday. Hosting the invitation-only, non-televised event were Comedy Central’...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:30 AM
| Jun 14, 2013
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| Mar 2, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Exuberant, energetic and loving, Bonnie Franklin presented a dynamic image as a TV mom. In her long-running sitcom, “One Day at a Time,” Franklin as Ann Romano helped push television to a greater realism about single mothers and family life....
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:02 PM
It's got a nice ring, but don't get too cocky, basketball fans. Granted, you have one of the two best non-sporting sporting events (in which no scoring happens), but you will never touch the first day of the NFL Draft.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:29 AM
"We need to buy a movie studio."
Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Gay characters coming out in prime time is nothing new.
In fact, “Coming-out narratives are cliches,” according to Ron Becker, author of “Gay TV and Straight America” (Rutgers University Press, 2006).
“They were big in...