Jace Lacob and Maria Elena Fernandez pick their 10 best TV shows of 2012, from ‘Borgen’ to ‘Awkward.’
Maria Elena Fernandez is a former senior entertainment reporter for Newsweek/The Daily Beast. She previously covered television and nightlife for the Los Angeles Times and spent many years on the crime beat, writing for The Washington Post and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She also worked at the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, where she covered the AIDS epidemic. Her children’s book, The Secret of Fern Island, was published in 1996 under a pseudonym so that she wouldn’t be stalked by screaming children.
Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt star in Any Day Now, a film about a gay couple trying to adopt a mentally disabled child. By Maria Elena Fernandez.
A fourth man emerged Monday to claim that he had underage sex with Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash. By Maria Elena Fernandez.
Maria Elena Fernandez interviews two of Kevin Clash’s accusers and the attorney of the third to piece together the events that led to the beloved puppeteer stepping down last month.
Three men have come forward to accuse Sesame Street puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with them when they were minors. Now, two tell their stories to Maria Elena Fernandez as they fight off charges of being money-hungry opportunists. Read their accounts here and here, and the complaint of the third accuser here.
Across the TV dial, female characters on Revenge, The Good Wife, and other shows have gone from fabulous to dull. Maria Elena Fernandez on the lackluster season for some of TV’s favorite ladies.
Maria Elena Fernandez on the show’s shrinking cast and how an old story in Hollywood is replaying itself.