'Walking Dead' explores a world of gore and order

Feb 27, 2014

'Walking Dead' explores a world of gore and order

by Giovanni Fazio

When it comes to crack TV, AMC’s massively addictive series “The Walking Dead” reigns supreme. The shorthand description would be “zombie-apocalypse survival thriller,” and that’s true enough, but it goes deeper too. If you take away law, religion and society — what’s left? Can ...

'Downton Abbey' thrives as viewers look for romance

Jan 13, 2014

'Downton Abbey' thrives as viewers look for romance

by Robert Macpherson

The global success of “Downton Abbey” is vivid proof that romance and drama are alive and well and thriving on the small screen, its executive producer said last week. In a telephone interview from London, two days after season four of the post-Edwardian soap ...