New On DVD/Blu-ray This Week: Shameless, Total Recall, House of Lies, Trouble with the Curve

Shameless A close-knit, quick-witted and rambunctious brood, the Gallaghers have always relied on their instincts, street smarts and sense of humor to survive and stay together. Keeping them all together is Fiona (Emmy Rossum – The Phantom of the Opera), the eldest daughter who, by default, took responsibility for the family. Although Fiona fulfills the […]

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What To Watch: Friday

TOP PICK: ‘The Ricky Gervais Show’ (9pm on HBO) This animated adaptation of Ricky Gervais’ hit podcasts features the comic, stream-of-consciousness exchanges between Gervais, his collaborator Stephen Merchant and their offbeat friend Karl Pilkington. KEY EPISODE: ‘Smallville‘ (8pm ET on The CW) It’s Valentine’s Day and while Clark is out on a date with Lois, […]

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“Funny or Die” Leaps to TV in New HBO Series

By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — Will Ferrell and Adam McKay forged their partnership years ago on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Now, in a much different way, the two are back on TV with a sketch comedy show. On Friday at midnight, HBO will premiere ‘Funny or Die Presents,’ a new half hour […]

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