Stories by Frazier Moore

Monday, March 2, 2015

His enthusiasm curbed, Larry David hits Broadway in new play

NEW YORK - In his thumbnail-size dressing room just offstage at Broadway's Cort Theatre, Larry David is on dinner break from rehearsals for Fish in the Dark, the new comedy he wrote and stars in ...
By Frazier Moore

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Gifts for TV lovers

NEW YORK - Are you worried there will be nothing to look at once the holiday decorations come down? Here is a list of home-video goodies to fill the gap. All can be purchased online typically for ...
By Frazier Moore

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Bob Hope introduced new style of humor to America

Richard Zoglin, an arts writer and editor for Time magazine, has drawn on his enduring fascination and years of research to produce "Hope: Entertainer of the Century," the first major biography of ...
By Frazier Moore

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Hear (and watch) women roar on new fall TV shows

NEW YORK - The Good Wife, Homeland, Scandal, Nurse Jackie and Girls are just a few current shows that put women front and center. And this fall, even more women are stepping up.
By Frazier Moore

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

10 new TV shows worthy of a first-night look

NEW YORK - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.
By Frazier Moore

Five fall TV shows fail to impress

While the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short. Fair warning from a critic looking out for you:
By Frazier Moore

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

Don Pardo, longtime 'Saturday Night Live' announcer dies; voice graced TV, radio for decades.
By Frazier Moore

Friday, March 14, 2014

On second thought, TV's second-screen experience is too intrusive

Whatever happened to watching TV alone? Just me and my TV. No multiscreen experience. No smartphone or tablet horning in on the action.
By Frazier Moore

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

Videos make great gifts, and there's no shopping

NEW YORK - Tired of staring at your Christmas tree or flickering menorah - or at legions of rival shoppers at the mall? Here are 10 home-video releases to give or get this holiday season.
By Frazier Moore

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

'Bad' teacher becomes student for 'Big History'

NEW YORK — Bryan Cranston has an authoritative voice, which all by itself would qualify him to narrate Big History.
By Frazier Moore

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

'The Returned': A quiet zombie drama from Sundance

NEW YORK - One exception to the mysteries of death is a certain cold comfort in its finality. "Dead as a doornail" leaves no room for doubt.
By Frazier Moore

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013

New episodes, shows will hit networks soon

NEW YORK - There's something antiquated about the custom long known as the Fall TV Season.
By Frazier Moore

Friday, Aug 9, 2013

AMC's 'Low Winter Sun' a dark portrait of a city

NEW YORK - You don't need a TV drama to tell you these are dark days for Detroit. But a once-great city’s headline status facing bankruptcy serves as poignant timing for the debut of Low ...
By Frazier Moore

Friday, May 31, 2013

Cowell's 'Talent' shows based on old concepts

NEW YORK - The new season of America's Got Talent starts Tuesday at 9 p.m. New judges include former Spice Girl Mel B. and supermodel/personality Heidi Klum, who are joining forces with Howie ...
By Frazier Moore

Friday, April 19, 2013

Sundance's 'Rectify' rises above prison-release genre

NEW YORK - When Aden Young cracked open the script for Rectify, he thought, "Oh, here we go again: another guy released from Death Row." But he kept reading, and within a few pages "I realized ...
By Frazier Moore

Monday, April 8, 2013

Annette Funicello dies after battle with MS

NEW YORK - Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s died Monday. She was 70.
By Frazier Moore

Friday, March 22, 2013

Pacino captures 'Spector' character's instability

NEW YORK - Much to his surprise, Al Pacino learned that once upon a time he met the legendary music producer Phil Spector, whom he now plays in a new HBO film.
By Frazier Moore

Friday, March 15, 2013

'Loser' host weighs in with weight-loss advice

NEW YORK - Jillian Michaels orders two eggs over easy with a smidgeon of oil and two slices of dry toast. And coffee.
By Frazier Moore

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

New threats to Governor arise in 'Walking Dead'

NEW YORK - "Brother against brother," says The Governor fiercely. "Winner goes free. Fight to the death.
By Frazier Moore

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

TV anchor Sawyer's behavior alarms

NEW YORK - Diane Sawyer's Election Night performance left some viewers asking if she had begun celebrating Tuesday's election a bit early.
By Frazier Moore
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