| 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 17, 2015
March 22: Composer Stephen Sondheim is 85. Actor William Shatner is 84. Actor M. Emmet Walsh is 80. Singer Jeremy Clyde of Chad and Jeremy is 74. Singer-guitarist George Benson is 72. News anchor Wolf Blitzer is 67. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is 67....
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In a blow to cable and satellite TV providers, HBO will offer its programs directly to consumers over the Internet — potentially giving millions more Americans another reason to cancel their pay TV service.
The premium network — home to...
| 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......