‘Sherlock’ returns to life for third PBS season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Fans of Benedict Cumberbatch’s depiction of Sherlock Holmes needn’t worry that the very busy actor is getting tired of the role. “I’m going to keep going…

NBC to follow ‘Music’ with live ‘Peter Pan’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif.—NBC had great ratings—if not reviews—with its live version of The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood. So it’s trying another one: A live remake of Peter Pan,…

A happier ‘Idol’ hopes chemistry pays off in Season 13 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Whatever else changes on American Idol for Season 13, the judges are starting out in better spirits. The new but familiar panel — Jennifer Lopez, Keith…

Miniseries details Bond author’s own spy story – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – James Bond’s creator had first-hand knowledge of spy work. Fleming, the creator of the iconic secret agent, immersed himself in espionage as a British Naval Intelligence…

Zucker: GOP being run from Fox News headquarters – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The chiefs of CNN and Fox News Channel are throwing shots at each other, each suggesting the other’s network is essentially out of the news…

After decades of waiting, ‘Normal Heart’ beats on TV – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif —Thanks to HBO and Ryan Murphy, The Normal Heart is finally coming to the screen. Anyone who’s ever heard of Larry Kramer’s landmark play about the AIDS…

Heisman winner Jameis Winston rallies Florida State to title – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — Most of the season, college football watched in amazement as Florida State’s Jameis Winston put together what looked like perhaps the greatest season a freshman quarterback…

Florida State tops Auburn for BCS Championship on late TD – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — The Bowl Championship Series is dead. And the Southeastern Conference’s stranglehold on college football’s national championship has been snuffed. Top-ranked Florida State of the Atlantic Coast…

Brennan: Dantonio sends message, Spartans still Rosy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Not many big-time college football coaches these days are willing to make the decision Mark Dantonio made Christmas night. He suspended a superstar, the face of…

Michigan State holds off Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — Stanford built a championship season on wearing teams down with its punishing ground attack and winning close games. But in its most important game, the roles…