March 31, 2010
The Early Show Gretchen Wilson performs; Chris Kimball. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Barbara Hannah; Tyler Perry. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Raquel Welch; Lisa Lillien. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Cat Deeley; Tyler Perry; the Barenaked Ladies perform. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The Doctors Alternative medicine for pain. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Bonnie Hunt Show Thomas Haden Church; Kimora Lee Simmons; Ron James. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC Oprah Winfrey Rosie O'Donnell.
August 26, 2011
SERIES Doctor Who: BBC America kicks off a marathon of episodes from the long-running sci-fi drama's latest season, interspersed with a series of new making-of specials (5 p.m.). Fringe: Olivia (Anna Torv) has William Bell's soul trapped inside her in this repeat of the trippy drama (9 p.m. Fox). Paranormal Challenge: The abandoned and purportedly haunted Linda Vista Hospital in Boyle Heights is the next stop for this spooky series (11 p.m. Travel). Heat Seekers: Spicy doughnuts and jalapeno mac 'n' cheese are on the menu when this food-themed travelogue visits Charleston, S.C. (10 p.m. Food)
March 28, 2010
SUNDAY "The Simpsons" are going to Jerusalem, with "Borat's" Sasha Baron Cohen providing the voice of the family's wacky tour guide. We have no doubt extra care will be taken to not offend anyone -- except maybe Jews, Christians and Muslims. (Fox, 8 p.m.) MONDAY Part police procedural, part spiritual drama, "Saving Grace" returns to conclude its third and final season with nine new episodes. Oscar winner Holly Hunter stars as Det.
January 4, 2009
UNDERRATED The persistence of time: Seriously, it's 2009? Wasn't it just a few weeks ago we were stockpiling canned food before all the forecast Y2K mayhem? Instead of fixating on the years flying by, take comfort in knowing that many current pop culture favorites are bound for a lower profile in 10 years. Nothing against the pleasures of 1999, but how often do we look back on Smashmouth and "The Phantom Menace"? 'Fringe': After we initially resisted J.J.
July 15, 2008 |
The Television Critics Assn. Press Tour, the semiannual gathering of television journalists from around the country that began July 8, continues at the Beverly Hilton. We offer these dispatches. -- J.J. Abrams learned a lesson from "Alias." It hit him when he was at a friend's house one day and an episode of the ABC spy vs. spy drama was on television. Abrams, the show's executive producer, couldn't follow what was going on. "Literally, it was impenetrable," he said. So for his newest project, Fox's mystery "Fringe," the writer-producer took a different tack.