| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Lake Bell is officially a Mrs.! The actress tied the knot with Scott Campbell at a star-studded wedding in New Orleans over the weekend.
Bell, 34, of "Children's Hospital," married the tattoo artist, 36, in a nondenominational ceremony at the Marigny...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NEW YORK -- With ratings for "American Idol" tumbling and few new hits to speak of other than "The Following," Fox will unveil a 2013-14 schedule Monday that includes five new comedies and four dramas during its upfront presentation to advertisers in...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:02 AM
NEW YORK -- Coming off a television season that saw its ratings fall by 20%, Fox unveiled a new schedule heavy on big names both in front of and behind the camera in hopes of rejuvenating its prime-time lineup.
“We’re making the biggest...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:56 AM
As "New Girl" fans eye next week's season finale and its surprising Taylor Swift-ness, one of the show's stars is preparing to turn his attention elsewhere: to the movies.
Jake Johnson, who plays the slacker-y Nick Miller opposite Zooey Deschanel's...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:10 PM
No wonder sitcom creators liken getting a series on the air to creating a child; months or years of development need to combine with patience, love and the willingness to modify and tweak a concept until it hurts. Here, we talk with some of TV's top...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:48 PM
"The Americans" and its channel, FX, led the pack in the Television Critics Assn. awards nominations, announced Monday morning.
The first season of the Cold War spy drama starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys grabbed four nominations, including a...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Each week Times TV Critic Mary McNamara offers her viewing picks for the coming week:
"Bletchley Circle": Socially provocative and gorgeously acted, this three-part British miniseries, which ends this week, rather astonishingly manages to leverage the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Comedy is hard, in large part because it's supposed to look easy. Carefully crafted sentences must be delivered with both precision timing and a sense of spontaneity; a double-take that looks rehearsed is just embarrassing. The performers who joined The...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Family" has won the comedy series Emmy for each of its three seasons. Other shows that have gone the three-peat route — "30 Rock," "Taxi," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "All in the Family" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" — were denied a...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:58 PM
David Iserson is used to writing for TV, with credits that include "United States of Tara," "Up All Night" and currently "New Girl"-- so he's become accustomed to all the ribbing that's built into the comedy environment.
That's why the 35-year-old...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Guest characters are a time-tested way to spice up television shows, whether by providing an intriguing new foil, upping an episode's star power or just providing a bit of fan service.
At a recent Envelope Emmy Roundtable, Mindy Kaling, creator and star...