TV viewers will be forgiven if they feel a sense of deja vu when new shows debut in September. With competition from cable and the Web growing, broadcasters are leaning more on past successes and big names to find fresh hits.
Before his “Venus in Fur” made Broadway shockingly sexy, David Ives already was a master of the comic miniature. The six blackout sketches that make up “All in the Timing” prove the point today as sharply and concisely as they did when the show had its premiere 20 years ago.
A U.S. military veteran made famous by his portrayal in the movie “Good Morning Vietnam” is accused by a consumer group of preying on financially troubled homeowners seeking to lower their mortgage payments.