September 25, 2009 |
Before his world turned upside down nearly eight years ago, Daryl "Chill" Mitchell was on the move, a young actor winning praise with a steady streak of scene-stealing turns in movies and television. But in November 2001, that momentum was derailed. The 44-year-old actor was injured in a motorcycle accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Although he quickly adapted to life in a wheelchair, his status raised doubts about his acting future. These days, Mitchell is back and he's rolling with the punch lines -- literally and figuratively.
October 1, 2013 |
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Revolution Rachel and her father (Elizabeth Mitchell, Stephen Collins) try to revive Aaron (Zak Orth) in this new episode. 8 p.m. NBC Arrow This special episode recaps the events that led billionaire Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) to become a vigilante.
December 11, 2013 |
It looks like actor Dann Florek is following Richard Belzer out the door at the "Law & Order: SVU" station house. Florek, who plays tough but dedicated Capt. Cragen tweeted his departure from the series on Monday, writing , "Friday was the last day 4 Cragen/Florek. It was a sweet send off! But he'll live on in syndication land 4 evah!" Cragen's departure from the series was not a surprise, as his impending retirement had been discussed earlier in the show's 15th season, when another long-running character on the show, Det. John Munch, played by Belzer, also retired.
September 11, 2012 |
Note to the producers of NBC's "Today" show: To avoid embarrassment, it might be wise to give your anchors an occasional crash course on the network's prime-time lineup. On the "What's Trending Today" segment, news anchor Natalie Morales demonstrated that one thing that's not trending for her is her knowledge of what's actually on her network. During the segment, she said that "Law & Order," a drama that has been off NBC's lineup for more than two years, was still on the air. The misstep came during a story about the new Blu-ray edition of the 1997 hit film "Titanic" which features a never-before-seen screen test with star Kate Winslet and Jeremy Sisto as Jack Dawson, the role eventually played by Leonardo DiCaprio. Though he lost out on "Titanic," Sisto moved on to a successful TV career, including a recurring role on HBO's "Six Feet Under.
December 17, 1994
I don't understand your favorable article on "Law & Order" (" 'Law & Order' Steps Out of the Shadows," Dec. 7). The show is right-wing drivel and less realistic than HBO's two comedies in the same time slot. "Law & Order" lifts stories out of the New York Times and doctors them up, so that in every criminal case we have the following: No police officers lie. The suspect is always guilty; the wrong person is never arrested for a crime. Crime labs make no mistakes. All prosecutors are ethical.
February 14, 2013 |
KNBC Channel 4 is preempting tonight's episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" at 10 p.m. for a news special examining the manhunt of fugitive Christopher Dorner. The one-hour special "Manifesto for Murder: The Hunt for Christopher Dorner" includes accounts from several reporters that producers say will "dig into the facts and fiction of the Dorner/manhunt saga. " In-depth stories about the fallen victims will also be included. Highlighting the hour is a report by anchor Colleen Williams that will cover Dorner's first critical mistakes, and also feature an examination of news coverage of the manhunt.