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A Look At 'Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory'

Posted 01.12.2012 | TV

When "Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills" premiered on HBO in 1996, it documented the Arkansas judicial system's corrupt handling of...

DVDs: Should Steven Soderbergh Retire From Directing?

Michael Giltz | Posted 03.11.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It seemed odd for Soderbergh to announce his retirement, and surely he'll make more movies some day. But perhaps a break isn't such a bad idea.

2012 New Year's Resolutions -- the Networks

Adam Wright | Posted 03.11.2012 | TV
Adam Wright

Personally, I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. But that doesn't stop me from inflicting resolutions on other people. What if TV networks had New Year's resolutions? I suspect it would look a little like this.

Gervais Gets A New HBO Show

Posted 01.09.2012 | TV

Ricky Gervais is returning to HBO. "The Office" mastermind's new show with Stephen Merchant, "Life's Too Short," has been scheduled for a Sun., Feb. 1...

TV's Smartest Supernatural Characters

Posted 01.13.2012 | TV

Whether it's a drama, sitcom, sci-fi series, or even reality TV program, there needs to be some suspension of disbelief when watching your favorite ch...

HBO Swipes At Netflix In Latest Move

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.05.2012 | Technology

The complicated relationship between Netflix and HBO just got a bit more complicated. The New York Times' Brian Stelter is reporting that HBO is no...

How the Net Can Fix Netflix: An Open Letter to Reed Hastings

David Fagin | Posted 03.04.2012 | TV
David Fagin

The best way for Netflix to recoup those lost subscribers, and add legions of new ones in the process, is to offer new shows people actually want to watch and can only see on Netflix. And they're trying just that.

'Boardwalk Empire' Star Turns To Music

Posted 12.30.2011 | TV

On "Boardwalk Empire," Aleksa Palladino played Angela Darmody, the most modern woman in the Prohibition era drama. As Jimmy Darmody's (Michael Pitt) 1...

The Best TV Kisses Of 2011

Posted 01.30.2012 | TV

There's nothing better for a TV fan than their favorite couple finally sealing it with a kiss. When that tension that builds up for seasons explodes i...

Mike Ryan

Chris Lilley Talks 'Angry Boys' | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.29.2011 | TV

Chris Lilley says he has no comedic influences, which, on the surface, is surprising because doesn't every comedian have influences? Then again, the A...

2011 Top Los Angeles Theatre Productions

Brad Schreiber | Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts
Brad Schreiber

When one walks out of a play shaking slightly from its effect, there is an element of criminality in trying to assign it a numerical rating. Thus, all of these works deserve the highest praise, on equal footing.

Nicki Gostin

Chris Lilley Brings 'Angry Boys' To America | Nicki Gostin | Posted 12.28.2011 | Celebrity

One of Australia's most famous comics, Chris Lilley, is rapidly losing his anonymity in the United States. Best known for such cult mockumentaries as ...

Midseason TV Preview: What's New On Returning Shows

Posted 12.28.2011 | TV

It's the second most wonderful time of the year for TV fans: Midseason premieres! The networks are rolling out new offerings to replace failed new sho...

Midseason TV Preview: What's On And When

Posted 02.18.2012 | TV

Brace yourselves, there is a lot of TV coming your way this winter. And not just any TV, we're talking about top-notch, must-see new shows. From NBC's...

When Fashion Meets Art, It Is A Beautiful Thing

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 02.26.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

My life is so surreal. As I write this week's record of events, I realize it started way before this weekend at Art Basel. I just took a day trip to p...

Vote For The Most Latino Latinos Of 2011 (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

In 2011 HBO aired the documentary "The Latino List" which featured "highly personal video portraits of Latinos who have richly contributed to the fabr...

'Game Of Thrones' Sneak Peek!

The Insider | Posted 12.21.2011 | TV

You're going to hear a lot about "Game of Thrones" in the weeks to come. Not only is everyone churning out their Best of 2011 lists, where the swords ...

Drinks With 'Bored To Death' Creator

Posted 12.21.2011 | TV

With HBO's drastic Christmas cleaning yesterday -- canceling "Hung," "How to Make It In America," and Bored To Death" -- many TV viewers are in mourni...

TV Says See Ya, Men!

Chris Harnick | Posted 02.19.2012 | TV
Chris Harnick

Looking at HBO's recent move -- the canceling of male-driven shows "Hung," "How to Make it in America," and "Bored to Death" and the renewal of the Laura Dern-fronted "Enlightened" -- it's become even more apparent: TV is now the land of women. And that's not a bad thing.

HBO Axes Three Fan Favorites

Posted 12.20.2011 | TV

HBO has canceled three of its shows: "Hung," "How to Make it in America" and "Bored to Death," Variety was the first to report. But the primetime cabl...

'The Life & Times Of Tim': Tim Is A Terrible Tipper

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

Back for a third round of what can only be described as its very own brand of humor, Tim discovered something valuable about himself on the season pre...

Wendy Williams Is Psyched To Watch Eddie Murphy Play Marion Barry

Posted 12.16.2011 | TV

Eddie Murphy may have dropped out as host of the Oscars, but he recently scored a major role as former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry in a made-fo...

The 11 Best TV Shows Of 2011

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.14.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

The weirdest thing about my list of the best television shows of the year is that "Mad Men" is not on it. This December, it feels odd not to be writing about the exploits of Don Draper and his fellow ad men and women. But the good news is that 2011 was a very good year for television, even without Roger Sterling's witticisms and Don's flings and existential crises.

Jane Fonda To Play Cable News Network CEO in Aaron Sorkin's HBO Drama

Posted 12.15.2011 | TV

It's been announced that Jane Fonda has signed on for a recurring role in Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama series. The as-yet-untitled project is set at a...

WATCH: Sneak Peek At New Season Of 'Tim'

Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy

HBO animated series "Life And Times Of Tim" has managed to set itself apart from all the other cartoons for adults on TV these days, without the benef...