In the killing fields of the ubiquitous TV crime drama, there are shows that attempt to expand the formula with depth of character and a hauntingly fatalistic tone, while many others cling to the comfort zone of wrapping each case within a tidy hour, just another routine day on the job. AMC's The Killing, back for a third season of dark brooding after narrowly escaping cancellation, is ambitious to a fault. And its fault lines showed throughout the first two erratic and indulgent though often absorbing seasons, with an overextended inquiry into a single murder case that frustrated and annoyed viewers with its obvious red herrings and stubborn lack of resolution until long past interest had waned.
Italian film producer Dino De Laurentiis died in Los Angeles on Friday, The New York Times reports. He was 91.
"Cinema has lost one of its greats," Walter Veltroni, former mayor of Rome and the founder of the Rome Film Festival, said in a statement. "The name of Dino De Laurentiis is tied to the history of cinema."
Spicing up Season 6 of the cooking competition The Next Food Network Star is the goddess of Italian cooking (and host of her own Emmy-nominated series) Giada de Laurentiis, who takes on the role of mentor to the 12 contestants vying for celebrity chefdom.
Between the addition of celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis as a mentor and the move to Los Angeles, The Next Food Network Star has big changes for its sixth season.
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So what can we expect for the two-hour premiere (Sunday at 9/8c) and the new season? Who better to give us a taste of what's to come than host and judge Bobby Flay. Find out what the culinary master has to say about the "savvy" new batch of hopefuls, what he finds is the most common mistake made by contestants, and what his first...
Six months after the birth of her first child, Jade, celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis is trying to strike a balance between her hectic work schedule and being a mom.
The petite and popular Food Network star and author of several cookbooks has been working on "not giving up everything that I used to do, and not missing out on anything that my daughter does ...