March 14, 2003 |
When you need a robust cup of coffee, you can count on Peet's. When you're in the mood for portabello mushroom ravioli, you can do a lot worse than California Pizza Kitchen. And when you're craving a clever crime show to watch, the franchise to turn to is "Law & Order." If you require evidence, tonight's episode of "Law & Order: SVU" (10 p.m., NBC) shows off the formula that has turned the chain into a three-nights-a-week hit: crafty writing, brisk pacing and assured acting.
September 8, 1990 |
"The Fanelli Boys" is a likable little NBC series about noisy Italian-Americans whose combative talk around the family dinner table and elsewhere--with their hands, naturally--gives prime time a rare ethnic comedy whose stereotypes are far less insulting than endearing. It premieres at 9:30 tonight on Channels 4, 36 and 39, hereafter to appear in its regular 9 p.m. Wednesday time slot.
November 15, 2002 |
Here's a twist: Mark Fuhrman as hero. Justice was delayed in the mysterious 1975 slaying of teenage Martha Moxley that stunned tony Greenwich, Conn. -- but not denied -- when Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was convicted of the murder this summer, two years after his arrest. Now Fuhrman, the disgraced former L.A. cop whose testimony inadvertently helped free O.J.
September 22, 2010
Undercovers : A pair of CIA agents turned caterers (Boris Kodjoe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw) are pulled back into covert activities in this new series (8 p.m. NBC). The Middle: The comedy returns for a new season (8 p.m. ABC). Hell's Kitchen: Chef Gordon Ramsay welcomes 16 new contestants — one of whom is rushed to the emergency room — in the season premiere (8 p.m. Fox). Better With You: This new comedy follows three couples at various stages of their relationships (8:30 p.m. ABC)
October 20, 2010
The Early Show Marcus Samuelsson. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Giuliano Hazan; Todd English. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News El Debarge. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Elton John and Leon Russell perform; "Dancing With the Stars" couple. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Christopher Meloni; Maggie Q; Plain White T's perform. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Janet Napolitano; Rod Stewart; Patricia Heaton. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Olivia Newton-John.
April 6, 2010
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Carol Burnett; Mario Batali. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Trisha Yearwood. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Carol Burnett. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Joe Scarborough. (N) 10 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Freddie Prinze Jr. 2 p.m. KCBS The Bonnie Hunt Show Peter Krause. (N)
September 28, 2010
The Early Show Julianna Margulies. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Marlo Thomas; Tony Danza; Phil Collins; Robert Carlyle. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Debbie Reynolds; Chloe Moretz. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Bob Woodward; Michael Chiklis; Kenny Chesney. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Michael Chiklis ("No Ordinary Family"); Michael C. Hall ("Dexter"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View David Hyde Pierce; JoAnna Garcia and Jennifer Finnigan; John Legend performs.
January 12, 2013 |
When Chadwick Boseman was cast as Jackie Robinson in the race-themed baseball drama "42," he was immediately confronted by someone with personal knowledge of the renowned ballplayer: the late athlete's widow, Rachel Robinson. "The first thing she said was basically, 'Who are you, and why do you get to play my husband?'" Boseman said, laughing, as he recalled the woman who had been trying for more than a decade to shepherd through a film about her late husband. "We were sitting in her office down on [New York's]