Saturday, January 8, 2011

From LA Examiner: Oprah's New Baby Turns One (Week); TV To Be Excited About In 2011; 'Breakout Kings' To Redefine the Good and the Bad...

It is officially the one-week anniversary of The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)! How time flies! Oprah Winfrey and Co celebrated during the week with a huge introductory afternoon of presentations and evening of partying at the winter press tour, and though no one found cars under their ballroom seats, nor were her employees given a vacation break, it was a still a whirlwind experience, especially for those who are really coming into their own (no pun intended), thanks to a little help from their pal Oprah... [MORE]

"Tales from TCA: TV to be excited about in 2011"

This week in Los Angeles, the Television Critics Association and CTAM brought cable networks to the Langham Hotel in Pasadena to promote their upcoming original programming for entertainment journalists. LA TV Insider Examiner spent Wednesday through Friday sitting in on everything from premium channels Starz and HBO to more mainstream cable MTV and TV Land to subscription service/pay-per-view niche Playboy TV presentations to bring you the best and brightest of 2011... [MORE]

"A&E's Breakout Kings to beg the question of what's really bad come March 2011"

Matt Olmstead's previous work on Prison Break has been responsible for a lot of early comparisons to his new A&E drama, Breakout Kings, but in actuality the show seems to chart more similar waters to TNT's Leverage or USA's White Collar. After all, the thirteen-episode drama follows a team of ex-cons who team up with the U.S. Marshals to track down recent escapees from prison. Olmstead and his cast gave journalists at the winter press tour just a little taste of what the series will be like when it premieres on March 13th... [MORE]

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