Remember "Born Free," the soaring fact-based 1966 movie about an orphaned lioness cub, Elsa, who her protectors, a couple named the Adamsons, successfully reintroduced into the wild? Like so many…
"Downton Abbey" fulfills the "Masterpiece" designation more faithfully than just about anything else to grace the PBS showcase in years.
Writers are often advised to "write what you know." But problems can arise when that knowledge overlaps heavily with what everyone else knows -- and more importantly, has already seen.
With all the superheroes muscling into theaters, there ought to be room for a few caped crusaders on TV.
Today's column deals with the way the media/political landscape has changed since Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected California's governor seven years ago. (Oh, and one addendum: Alec Baldwin…
Few programs on TV are as unabashedly trashy as "Californication," the Showtime comedy starring David Duchovny as a self-destructive writer as adept at screwing up his personal life as he is at…
When Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor seven years ago, his election was viewed as something of a novelty -- and at least in political circles, a bit of a joke.
CBS has to be laughing its corporate ass off, having managed to "borrow" from Fox twice - with one program.
Pretty damn funny — especially for Brian Williams' reaction.
"Southland" is back, and happily, unconstrained by recent headlines showing a marked decline in homicides in the Southern California area. There's always room for another first-rate copshow, and the…
If Showtime has specialized in high-concept moms -- Pot dealer! Multiple personalities! Cancer! -- its latest dad is harder to pin down.