March 28, 2010
SERIES Breakout: This new, eight-part series revisits some of the most high-profile prison breaks in recent history, starting with "The Texas Seven," a 2000 case in which seven criminals escape from the Connally Unit in Texas (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic). The Amazing Race 16: Teams take a helicopter ride to a remote island paradise in the Indian Ocean in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS). Life: The Discovery Channel airs two new installments of its stunning documentary miniseries, with "Mammals" at 8 p.m. followed by "Fish" at 9. Family Guy: Chris and Meg injure Stewie and try to cover it up on a new episode of the raunchy animated series (9 p.m. Fox)
January 10, 2010
SERIES Chuck: In the two-hour season premiere, Chuck (Zachary Levi) takes his new abilities to school to train as a full-fledged spy, but he flunks out, losing Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski). Adam Baldwin also stars (9 p.m. NBC). Masterpiece Classic: Judi Dench reprises her critically acclaimed role as Matty in "Return to Cranford," a two-part sequel to last season's acclaimed miniseries. The opening episode finds Lady Ludlow (Francesca Annis) awaiting the arrival of her son (Rory Kinnear)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1995 |
All but one of the city commissioners whose terms expire Dec. 31 will be returning to their posts. The City Council voted to reappoint 11 people to the city's library, planning, parks and recreation and traffic commissions. Since Traffic Commissioner Paul M. Freeman chose not to renew his two-year appointment, the city will be seeking his successor. Applications for the position are available at the city clerk's office, 4845 Casa Loma Ave.
November 8, 2002 |
There's a new trio of BMW films, called "The Hire," out on the Internet. The three shorts -- John Woo's "Hostage," Joe Carnahan's "Ticker" and Tony Scott's "Beat the Devil" -- are the latest series promoting the cars and motorcycles of BMW of North America. A BMW series last year, directed by John Frankenheimer, Ang Lee, Wong Kar-wai, Guy Ritchie and Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, commanded a popular cult following: reportedly 14 million film views.
January 18, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 20 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Ripper Street: This new crime drama set in 1889 London, stars Matthew MacFadyen and Homer Jackson as a detective and a forensic pathologist partner who are on the trail of Jack the Ripper (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America). Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lawrence hosts with musical guests The Lumineers (11:29 p.m. NBC). MOVIES Prosecuting Casey Anthony: Rob Lowe stars as the Florida prosecutor in 2011's controversial Casey Anthony murder trial, in this film based on Ashton's book.
May 9, 2009 |
Since its breakthrough in the early 1990s, Pearl Jam has played by its own rules -- selectively making music videos and generally avoiding other staples of star-making machinery. But this Sunday, Eddie Vedder and his bandmates are singing a different tune in the most unlikely of showcases -- an aging CBS crime procedural that is widely acknowledged to be fighting for its life.