Stories by Frazier Moore

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

'I Am Cait' debuts as a docuseries with a broader purpose

NEW YORK — It's the next step in the biggest celebrity story of the year. It's the long-awaited debut of Caitlyn Jenner's docuseries charting her new life as a transgender woman.
By Frazier Moore

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Penn & Teller aim to work magic on Broadway

NEW YORK — Magic doesn’t just happen like, well, magic. That’s a major message of Penn Jillette and Teller, who for 40 years have plied their trade as sassy secularists in the priesthood of ...
By Frazier Moore

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Exhibit is cache of 'Saturday Night Live' memorabilia

Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition has just opened in (where else) New York, and it's a riches-filled destination for the program's three generations of fans.
By Frazier Moore

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Monty Python alumni reunite for weekend to liven up Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK - Today they reign as elder statesmen of cerebral silliness, these alumni of the Monty Python comedy troupe and, some would argue, the funniest men who ever lived.
By Frazier Moore

Monday, April 13, 2015

'Game of Thrones' star Harington: a quiet force as Jon Snow

NEW YORK - "Quiet" and "still" aren't words you might associate with Game of Thrones. HBO's epic fantasy typically swirls with warring armies, forbidding landscape and even fire-breathing dragons.
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
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