| 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....
| Sep 16, 2012
| 3:19 PM
If nothing else, "The Mob Doctor" will not run afoul of any truth-in-advertising laws.
The new Fox drama chronicles the hectic life of — wait for it — a doctor who is also working for the mob. And we do not mean "flash mob" because, really,...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:56 AM
The most influential show in the history of television never finished a season among the 20 most popular programs in the Nielsen ratings.
In its most popular season, "Hill Street Blues," which ran from 1981 to 1987, came in 21st place. And yet, according...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it.
The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Networks have released a slew of premiere dates in recent days, and I've also got a date that "Shield" fans will want to remember. Here's the rundown: "Sons of Anarchy" returns on FX on Sept. 7 (and for a preview of Season 3 with exclusive photos and...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 4:33 PM
"He may not always do things by the book, but I for one have learned to trust Dwight when he's got one of his feelings." That line is spoken about two thirds of the way into the pilot for "Memphis Beat" (9 p.m. Tuesday, TNT; one and a half stars) and if...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 7:24 AM
Fred Dryer and Julia Duffy auditioned for the parts of Sam and Diane. Both were later guest-stars.
The series was originally to have been set in Barstow, California, and Sam Malone was to originally to have been a retired...
| Mar 31, 2010
An HBO spokesman says David Mills, a co-writer and co-executive producer of the HBO series "Treme," has died in New Orleans.
Diego Aldana says Mills died Tuesday night.
He was a writer for "The Wire," "The Corner" Homicide: Life on the Street," "and...
| Feb 12, 2010
Loehmann's, the IT store for designer fashions will celebrate the opening of its new Costa Mesa, California, store by hosting a special concert featuring 'Band From TV' at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 13th, in front of the new store in Metro Pointe Center....
| Oct 28, 2010
| 7:23 AM
One week to the day after Los Angeles sweltered in record triple-digit heat, it's in the 60s with a light drizzle in a residential cul-de-sac in the San Fernando Valley suburb of Encino.
In production is NBC's new Wednesday crime drama "Law & Order:...