Stories tagged: TV
Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:39 a.m.
Most Easter Sundays, you can find John Legend at home, helping cook a big dinner for family and friends. Except this Easter. He’ll be a little busy – being Jesus …
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
“As a woman, these kind of characters are just rare,” Russell, 42, says. “For Elizabeth, it’s more than just being single-minded. To me, it’s such a feminist role. She is …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Chuck Barney makes his TV, streaming picks for March 25-31.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 12:52 p.m.
Roseanne Barr looks more glamorous, John Goodman slimmer. But the mass-market plaid couch is a giveaway that ABC’s “Roseanne” revival hasn’t ditched its roots.
Sun., March 18, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for March 18-24.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
It’s been a whirlwind 16 months for Auli’i Cravalho. She exploded out of obscurity at the end of 2016 when her Disney animated film, “Moana,” opened. It was the Hawaii …
Sun., March 4, 2018
Around the remote TV column for the week of March 4.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other streaming services.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – One of the big complaints about television music competition programs is more often than not, the winner – or even some of the top runners-up – won’t …
Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
After a three-month hiatus, our favorite fake anchor guy returns to launch the fifth season of his Emmy-winning satirical program.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
Character actress Jenifer Lewis has played the hilarious, take-no-prisoners grandmother Ruby Johnson to great acclaim for 3
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Gonzaga extends television signal to Japan as Rui Hachimura continues to play prominent role on team
Last Thursday’s Gonzaga-San Diego game was the first of four Zag contests to be televised on J Sports in Japan, via an agreement with Root Sports/KHQ through Metta Sport. The …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
Fresh off the Super Bowl, NBC begins more than two weeks of Winter Olympics coverage on Thursday with a new host, some new wrinkles and the hope that its business …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Kenya’s government Monday restored transmission to two major TV stations of the four it shut down seven days ago, as police fired tear gas on
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
Ah, Super Bowl Sunday: The day we gather around the TV set, shovel thousands of calories into our faces and pretend we’re down with football, even if we don’t know …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 12:03 p.m.
Acorn TV’s six-episode “Girlfriends” neatly combines drama, humor and mystery and, significantly, is delivered up by three veteran actresses.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
Oscar winner J.K. Simmons on his long career and pulling double duty in the new Starz thriller ‘Counterpart’
If J.K. Simmons had moved from understudy to star on Broadway when he was 30-something, would he be where he is today? The actor contemplates the “what ifs” and his …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – Candice Bergen is returning to TV in a revival of “Murphy Brown,” the agenda-setting 20th-century comedy. CBS said in a Wednesday announcement that it’s ordered 13 episodes …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
Based on the best-seller by Caleb Carr, this moody psychological thriller takes viewers into the darkest corners of New York City during the Gilded Age.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
Last chance to put a bird on it: ‘Portlandia’ closes up its painfully hip artisanal shop this season
The IFC sketch comedy series that gently skewers the hipster culture of Portland, launched its eighth and final season Thursday. The show, a flagship for a cable network that specializes …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
The new year isn’t even a month old, and a new superhero is charging onto the scene, smashing into the jam-packed universe already occupied by Superman, Batman, Thor, Wonder Woman …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
After a mesmerizing look back at the O.J. Simpson murder case, this anthology series from prolific producer Ryan Murphy turns its attention to the 1997 murder of fashion icon Gianni …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
The morning after making history as the first black man to win a Golden Globe Award for lead actor in a TV drama, Sterling K. Brown fulfilled an acceptance speech …
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
Normally, this celebration of the year’s best movies and TV shows is a fun, free-wheeling and booze-filled bash. But as Hollywood continues to be rocked by claims of sexual harassment …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
By all accounts, the Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale” was a huge success in 2017. Counterintuitively, the Margaret Atwood novel it was based on has been a constant on best-seller …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 2:40 p.m.
Alex Trebek’s no-nonsense tone is something of his trademark. The “Jeopardy!” host has employed it in more than 6,800 episodes of the game show, doling out kind rebukes and droll …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
“ ‘Places to Love’ is about finding the experiences, the destinations, but, most importantly, the people who really make us feel like we’re part of a place,” Brown said.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
The Wikipedia rabbit hole is real, especially while watching television. The site confirmed this Wednesday when editors revealed the most-read English Wikipedia articles of 2017, and seemed fascinated by how …