Critically speaking, the differences between "The X Factor" -- Simon Cowell's go-it-alone talent showcase -- and "American Idol" are minor, but nevertheless significant. If anything, a preview…
Charlie Sheen tried to look contrite, even gracious as he wished the best to his former "Two and a Half Men" colleagues at Sunday's Emmys.
In hindsight, Charlie Sheen — who appears to be trying to get his life back in some semblance of order — probably ought to have passed on the Comedy Central Roast that aired Monday night. But hey…
Despite having to do an enormous amount of business in a half-hour, the producers look to have handled an awkward situation about as well as they possibly could.
Alcohol is the mood-enhancer of choice, but I confess to blasting through the first half-dozen episodes of "Boardwalk Empire's" second season as if they were crack cocaine.
Well, I survived Emmy night, which is more than I can say for Charlie Sheen's future as a pitchman for Red Bull. A few more Emmy notes and afterthoughts: * According to TiVo, "Two and a Half Men"…
Before political compromise became taboo, it birthed some peculiar artifacts, few more controversial than the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy introduced during the Clinton administration governing…
Russell Davies -- the creator of "Torchwood" and "Queer as Folk" -- has a knack for crafting attention-getting series. Yet if the former's latest edition is any indication, the talented Welsh writer…
The level of appreciation one extends "New Girl" will be predicated in large part on viewers' reaction to Zooey Deschanel's central character, and whether they find her winsomely quirky and adorable…
Star Poppy Montgomery is a trifle uneven in the lead, but there's enough intrigue surrounding the real-if-rare condition/ability she possesses -- namely, remembering everything -- to provide the show…