Could it be that NBC has produced a keeper in the deliciously creepy Hannibal? We shouldn't break out the proverbial Chianti just yet; the early returns have been modest, to put it mildly, but in this tough-for-NBC time period (Thursday, 10/9c) that the network once owned, it's looking better than it has lately (with an insta-dud like Do No Harm or the below-the-radar Rock Center). And the media buzz, while understandably mixed, is stronger than for most of the networks' midseason yawns. With repeats on the other networks this week, and featuring one of the show's most relentlessly unnerving chapters to date, this is as good a time as any to sample Hannibal's unsavory wares.read more
Documentarian and Oscar-nominated director Tim Hetherington was killed in Libya on Wednesday, The New York Times reports. Three photographers, Chris Hondros, Guy Martin and Michael Christopher Brown were also injured in the attack.
The men were on location documenting the conflict between Muammar Gaddafi's forces and Libyan rebels when they were struck by a rocket-propelled grenade.