April 3, 2009 |
The star of "ER" has always been the ER itself, and if you somehow forgot that point during its 15-year run, John Wells and his team offered a poignant reminder Thursday night in the final shot of the final episode called, fittingly, "And in the End."
September 19, 2010 |
Welcome, Fall TV Season, already in progress. Despite myself, and knowing that you will let me down at least as much as you might lift me up, I must admit that the big billboards heralding your big new shows raised in me a childlike rush of anticipation. (Though perhaps it is really the memory of "Get Smart!" I am excited for.) I notice that you are especially full of cops and lawyers this year — and superheroes, detectives and spies — which means you are also full of criminals.
December 10, 2001 |
"Enough is enough!" That's the refrain of the activists in "Taking Back Our Town," a movie (9 p.m. Lifetime) based on the true story of the neighborhood women who battled a big corporation planning to build a petrochemical plant in their already polluted Louisiana parish during the late 1990s. It also suggests the central questions posed by the filmmakers: How much can people stand before standing up--or backing down?
February 24, 1997
Here is the complete list of winners of the third annual Screen Actors Guild Awards as announced Saturday night: Outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role: Geoffrey Rush, "Shine." Outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role: Frances McDormand, "Fargo." Outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role: Cuba Gooding Jr., "Jerry Maguire." Outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role: Lauren Bacall, "The Mirror Has Two Faces."
September 25, 2010
SERIES The Event: NBC encores the pilot of this new sci-fi drama starring Jason Ritter, Blair Underwood and Laura Innes (8 p.m.). 48 Hours Mystery: The true-crime newsmagazine is back for another season (10 p.m. CBS). Saturday Night Live: Former cast member Amy Poehler returns to host the season premiere, with musical guest Katy Perry (11:29 p.m. NBC). SPECIALS What the Pope Knew: The sexual abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church is examined (5, 8 and 11 p.m. CNN)
April 4, 2011
SERIES The Secret Life of the American Teenager: In this new episode, Ben (Ken Baumann) seriously considers proposing to Adrian (Francia Raisa), while Grace and Grant (Megan Park, Grant Harvey) discuss how far to take their relationship (8 and 10 p.m. ABC Family). The Event: After negotiations fall apart, Sophia (Laura Innes) and the rest of the Sleepers mourn their losses in this new episode (9 p.m. NBC). Relapse: This new series explores the perils of recovery from addiction (9 p.m. A&E)