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Streaming: TV's Tectonic Shift

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

Why should we pay cable companies big monthly fees for a huge lineup of programs we never watch but are charged for. Research shows that folks with 300 channels only watch an average of 12 of them. Why not pick and choose just what we want to watch and pay for each show as we go? Or, as the industry calls it: pay-per-view.

The Best 'Good Wife' Ever?

Chris Harnick | Posted 03.24.2013 | TV
Chris Harnick

"The Good Wife" killed John Noble and turned his death into one of the best episodes of the series. Ever. Noble's character was quite eccentric -- would you have him any other way? -- and Alicia described him as very litigious.

Two Familiar Faces Are Headed Back To 'The Good Wife'

www.vulture.com | Posted 03.13.2013 | TV

Vulture has learned that Stockard Channing and Dallas Roberts (The Walking Dead, Rubicon) will be back on The Good Wife for this season’s penultimat...

'The Good Wife' Takes On DOMA

Chris Harnick | Posted 11.25.2012 | TV
Chris Harnick

"Oh come on," I said as "The Good Wife" wrapped a very enjoyable episode. Both because "A Defense of Marriage" was ending and because Alicia's actions.

Juliana Margulies On Drinking With Her 'Good Wife' Mom

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.21.2012 | TV

"The Good Wife" (Sundays at 9 p.m. EST on CBS) has become known for attracting a high caliber of guest stars. Season 4 has seen Maura Tierney, Kristin...

First Look: Stockard Channing Comes To 'The Good Wife' Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.08.2012 | TV

Stockard Channing is coming to dinner on "The Good Wife." The "West Wing" and "Grease" veteran will play Veronica, Alicia's (Julianna Margulies) m...

Meet Alicia's Mom On 'The Good Wife'

Posted 09.27.2012 | TV

Watch out, "Good Wife" fans: Alicia's tree-hugging mom is headed to the CBS drama! According to EW, "West Wing" alum Stockard Channing has been cas...

Revisiting Death Row: 'The Exonerated,' and the American Theater Wing Honors the Redgraves

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Monday night, The American Theater Wing honored the Redgrave family at their annual gala.

Stockard Channing Would Never Be Cast in 'Grease' Today

David Fagin | Posted 09.02.2012 | Entertainment
David Fagin

Channing was 34 when she was cast as Rizzo, the eader of the Pink Ladies. Her performance practically steals the movie. Yet she was old enough to play Rizzo's mother. One thing's for sure: we'll never again see a bunch of 30-year-old's cast as high school students.

What Could Be Coming To ABC This Fall

Garrett Greer | Posted 03.26.2012 | TV
Garrett Greer

ABC's slate tends to typically skew towards soaps or family programming; but this year, it looks as though they want to expand into the kind of show that might be at home on a more action-oriented network like Fox.

Stockard Channing Books ABC Comedy Pilot

Posted 03.12.2012 | TV

Stockard Channing is eyeing a return to TV, but this time, in comedy. "The West Wing" star will appear opposite Mandy Moore in an ABC comedy pilot. ...

Other Desert Cities' Other Secret

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Observations on the war in a desert city far away give this play its edge and weight.

What Production Did The Kennedy Center Just Scrap?

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center is canceling the centerpiece of its theater season, a new production of the Rodgers and Hart musical "Pal Joey" ...

Gazelle Emami

Judith Light On 'Other Desert Cities' And What She Learned From Tony Danza

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Judith Light's career has been stamped with a series of "defining" roles -- which is exactly what makes it so hard to define. She's had a hold on the ...

Stockard Channing Hits Stage After Knee Surgery

ThirdAge | Soo Kim | Posted 11.28.2011 | Fifty

Stockard Channing made a brave, miraculous return the Broadway stage, just five days after her knee surgery, to continue her performance on "Other Des...

Stockard Channing Returns To Stage After Collapse, Surgery

Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

By MARK KENNEDY, The Associated Press NEW YORK — Stockard Channing has made a speedy – some might say miraculous – return to Broadway. The...

Stage Door: Other Desert Cities

Fern Siegel | Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Family dysfunction is always a rich source of drama. Just ask the Wyeths of Other Desert Cities. In this rich, Republican family, a Nancy-Reagan-like Polly (Stockard Channing) and actor-turned-ambassador Lyman (Stacy Keach) spar with their two liberal children.

Nicki Gostin

Rachel Griffiths Talks Broadway Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Celebrity

The celebrated Australian actress Rachel Griffiths is making her Broadway debut in "Other Desert Cities," in which she plays a once-promising writer w...

A Slice of Keach: Stage, Screen and Sparring

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Stacy Keach, who received acclaim with his breakthrough role as a boxer in John Huston's Fat City, returns to television on the new acclaimed F/X show Lights Out.

PHOTOS: Quentin Roast, Worlds Aids Day, Anna Wintour & Co.

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The first day of December did not disappoint on the party and premiere circuit. Red was everywhere and celebs like Christy Turlington, Stockard Cha...

Stage Door: Other Desert Cities

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Put Stockard Channing and Linda Lavin on stage and watch the magic. They play sisters on opposite sides, both political and familial, in the smartly staged Other Desert Cities.

Theater: Killer Kitson; Fairly Earnest; So-So Baitz and Interminable Ibsen

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In the very first letter, Church plans to kill himself. But when he sends out a pile of final goodbyes (often to strangers and with little or no hint that he was planning to off himself), he unexpectedly gets some responses.

First Nighter: Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" is Red-Hot

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

In the living-room of the luxurious Palm Springs home where Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities takes place, a long, curved stone wall looms upst...