| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"The Returned" (Sundance Channel, Thursdays). A French miniseries in eight parts, based on a 2004 film of the same French name ("Les Revenants") but a different English one ("They Came Back"). The word "zombie" is often mentioned in press for the series,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before waiting for the Great Pumpkin.
The Skinny: My Miley Cyrus costume didn't arrive in time so I guess I'll just have to stay home this Halloween and watch "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" unless one of my loyal readers...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"The Returned," a deep, mysterious and remarkable new series that begins Halloween night on Sundance Channel, is being pitched as having something to do with zombies. And to the extent that several of its characters are dead and yet moving among the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Isabella Rossellini is bringing her odd-ball Sundance Channel series "Green Porno" to Los Angeles as a live performance scheduled to take place at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex on Nov. 2.
"Green Porno," which has appeared online since 2008 and has...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien turns teacher in Monday's installment of "Dream School," the Sundance Channel's series about a class of high school dropouts inspired by a celebrity faculty. It's part of her new matrix of journalistic gigs under her...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The dead are suddenly everywhere. No doubt inspired by the huge ratings of "The Walking Dead," there are several new shows about what happens when the dead start returning. But viewers with queasy stomachs should rest easy knowing that the new shows...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
“Behind the Candelabra” won the Emmy on Sunday for miniseries or movie. It was the clear front-runner and many Emmy watchers predicted the win.
The glittery HBO Liberace biopic, which debuted to an impressive 2.4 million viewers in May,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Actress Thandie Newton and makeup artist Kay Montano launched a beauty website this week. ThandieKay.com is meant to celebrate diverse ideas about beauty. [The Cut]
Victoria's Secret angels Alessandra Ambrosio, Lily Aldridge, Behati Prinsloo, Adriana...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Pivot, which styles itself as a network for millennials, has two more original shows going up Saturday, to join the sweetly melancholy Australian coming-of-age, coming-out comedy "Please Like Me." (The network is available locally on satellite and phone-...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Two decades after Holly Hunter's Oscar-winning turn in "The Piano," the actress reteamed with director Jane Campion for the Sundance Channel's acclaimed miniseries "Top of the Lake." Hunter played GJ, an odd oracle who leads a New Age compound for lost...