Fox was first out of the gate with new series orders late Tuesday, giving the greenlight to a handful of comedy and drama pilots, including the "Bones" spinoff and J.J. Abrams' "Alcatraz."
The mystery has returned to pilot season.
Tim Robbins' appreciation for music began when he was a small child. His father, Gil, was a member of folk's Highwaymen, and his mother, Mary, an actress, sang in the New York Choral Society.
Madhu Jain's "The Kapoors: The First Family of Indian Cinema" is a good read for anyone interested in Bollywood, the Hindi-language film industry. The Kapoors, beginning with patriarch Prithviraj…
"How I Learned to Drive," Paula Vogel's family album of a play, holds some dark secrets that are revealed with progressively vivid flashbacks and acted with a disturbing sense of keyhole intimacy.
Karol Ann Hoeffner's teleplay, wrested from Danielle Steel's novel, only underscores how shallow the stereotyped characters are and how skinny the plot is. Productions based on Steel's works usually…