| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:19 AM
To celebrate the ending of "Breaking Bad," I've drawn up a list of the 50 greatest drama series to air in the United States.
I based the selections on the programs' quality, their influence, the length of their original runs and their continuing...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Much of the talk in TV viewing lately has been about binge viewing, the consumption of 13- or 20-episode series in a single — or, at most, a few — sittings.
"Binge viewing" is now a buzz phrase, a programming strategy, and, I suppose, a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:52 AM
It's a big weekend for drama, especially on Showtime. "Dexter" returns for its final season, and "Ray Donovan" joins the cable channel. And if you missed "Under the Dome," CBS is repeating the premiere.
"Dexter," at 9 p.m. Sunday, starts an eighth...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Lifetime is planning a movie on the Jodi Arias case.
Watching the Arias coverage, with its many breaks, gives you a lot of time to ponder casting.
In my opinion, the focus should be on the courtroom duels between Arias and prosecutor Juan Martinez....
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Normally it's Kristin Cavallari supporting fiance and Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on game day from the suites at Soldier Field, but during Cavallari's promotional appearance on behalf of her Chinese Laundry shoe line Saturday at the Von Maur store in...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:51 AM
If comic book characters are a driving force in Hollywood, it's worth noting that Wonder Woman, one of the most iconic characters of the last 70 years, has yet to star in her own live-action movie.
She hasn't been completely ignored. Two years ago,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| May 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
| May 2, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Last week NBC announced it is renewing its Wednesday night drama "Chicago Fire" for a second season. The cast and crew are still in town but not for long; they're scheduled to wrap the Season 1 finale on Saturday. They'll be back in mid-July to begin work...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:21 AM
For fans of TV history, a walk through the "Television: Out of the Box" show at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is like a grand stroll through our collective past.
Visitors to the exhibition, which celebrates nearly 60 years of Warner Bros....