"The Colbert Report" had a hilarious take on the News Corp. hacking scandal, including Fox News Channel's "Newswatch" opting to ignore the issue. The funniest line, though, might have to do with what'…
"Zen" is lightweight, second-rate crime stuff in a cool, enticing setting.
Every year, it happens: The Emmy nominations come out (or the Oscars, etc.), and the chattering classes begin poring over the results looking for "snubs." Except a snub, as Variety editor Tim Gray…
Thanks to a comedy comeback, the major networks have been at least temporarily spared the indignity of becoming the equivalent of uninvited guests at a party they're hosting.
HBO garnered the most attention overall while the broadcast networks scored a sweep of bids in the comedy field in nominations for the 63rd annual Emmy Awards announced Thursday.
There's one thing absent from this year's Emmy nominations for best comedy: cable.
Showtime premiered "The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants" on Wednesday night. After nearly falling asleep during the hour, all I can say is, "When's 'Dexter' coming back?" Lord knows…
Both Los Angeles Times columnist Tim Rutten and I came to similar conclusions about Rupert Murdoch's legacy, which has become a topic of conversation in light of the News Corp. hacking scandal that…
Perusing news outlets that aren't owned by Rupert Murdoch, the prevailing assumption is the News Corp. tycoon is on the ropes, hanging by a thread amid a steady drip of fresh outrages in the ongoing…
With both pro football and basketball roiled by labor strife, HBO could hardly have picked a more propitious time for "The Curious Case of Curt Flood," a documentary airing the same week as…
Another title in search of a show, "Roseanne's Nuts" pretty much exhausts any semblance of creativity after the built-in pun in its title.