Produced by his friend Jerry Weintraub -- the subject of his own livelier HBO documentary -- "41" is a dutifully admiring tribute to George H.W. Bush, told almost entirely in his own words
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For a show with a pop undercurrent that proclaims itself "sizzling," "Heights" is pretty tepid and lacks a hit song's most basic element: A catchy hook.
"Comedy Bang! Bang!"and "Bunk" forge a compatible hour, just one highly narrow in its appeal and more intent on snark than laughs, delivering relatively little bang for the comedy buck.
Marking a 20-year anniversary in advance of the 2012 Olympics, NBA TV's documentary "The Dream Team" will likely qualify as must-see TV for any basketball fan of a certain age — even those of us who…
Leading into chair-swiveling knockoff "The Choice" to create a summer block of dating shows, Fox's "Take Me Out" definitely goes the extra mile to maintain a high sense of energy, even if that means…
Dear Syfy: OK, very cute, I get it. You put on these stupid exploitation movies Saturday nights, then give them the kind of titles that are virtually impossible to ignore. "Jersey Shore Shark Attack"…
After "True Blood's" extended dead-end detours involving faeries and witches, the HBO drama's fifth season finds it back on the true (if not righteous, thank goodness) path.
A couple of years ago I had the chance to go interview producer Arthur Gardner — whose company gave us such memorable shows as "The Rifleman" and "The Big Valley" — as he approached his 100th…
A gritty Western miniseries just delivered blockbuster ratings, triggering speculation about a resurgence of a near-dormant genre that dominated TV's infancy.
Not unexpectedly, the cheeky idea behind "The Choice" -- Fox's thumb-in-the-eye, sound- and lookalike knockoff of a certain NBC musical competition -- is ultimately more enticing than the execution.
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