| Apr 10, 2015
| 9:35 AM
It's remarkable how quickly the TV industry changes these days. It was only a decade ago that sci-fi or fantasy series were a TV rarity outside of Syfy (then called Sci-Fi Network).
Thanks in large part to the success of comic book-inspired motion...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Like its predecessors "Killing Lincoln" and "Killing Kennedy," "Killing Jesus," from the book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, has become a National Geographic Channel TV movie. It premieres Sunday, surely not by coincidence a week before Easter....
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:20 PM
Lead us not into temptation, but at least allow me the devilish pleasure of scrutinizing HBO's documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" alongside National Geographic Channel's dramatic passion play "Killing Jesus."
Both are airing...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:25 PM
When Linda Purl was growing up in Japan, where her actor parents were living, she grew up listening to — and falling in love with — the music her parents played constantly on the turntable in their home.
"They had music on most of the times,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Maybe you never loaned your undies to a geek at the high school dance. But chances are, at some point in your formative years, you felt invisible. Or invincible. Or so lovesick you couldn't sleep. John Hughes got that—and though the American teenage...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:20 AM
A surge in digital entertainment jobs from new online shows on Amazon, YouTube and other new-media outlets has helped drive employment in Hollywood to the highest level in a decade.
Some 8,000 new jobs were added to the motion picture and sound...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:00 PM
"Modern Family" star Sofía Vergara is engaged to "True Blood" heartthrob Joe Manganiello, E! News reports.
E! News cited "a source" who said the actor proposed on Christmas Day, but the two TV stars haven't made a statement. The couple started dating in...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Amazon is riding high with its righteous Golden Globe wins for its comedy series "Transparent" and a new deal with Woody Allen. And far be it from me to be a downer, but let's all try to keep our heads.
As exciting as television's age of exploration...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 11:55 AM
"Birdman," "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" are among Wednesday's nominees for the 62nd Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards in feature film.
Nominated for sound editing -- sound effects and foley in a feature...
| Dec 5, 2014
Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
| Jul 1, 2014
On Sunday's episode of HBO's vampire drama "True Blood," which now includes a Hellertown native as a series regular, there is a shout-out to a cartoon character voiced by an Allentown native. It is a true clash of pop culture......
| Jun 20, 2014
A Hellertown native is set to taste some blood. Bailey Noble, 23, has been tapped to be a series regular on HBO's "True Blood, the popular Vampire series based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris, when the series......