Producer Lindsey Bannister enjoyed some success with "My Life as Liz," an MTV docu-serial so heavily staged there was virtually no "reality" about it.
Tethered to the success of the movie "Moneyball," the New York Times ran a recent business piece identifying what it referred to as "Generation Moneyball" -- young MBA types smitten by Michael Lewis'…
Think of "Last Man Standing," Tim Allen's not-so-triumphant return to ABC, as "What if the Dad on 'Home Improvement' had girls instead of boys?"
The Tweet that goes out with this blog post will be the 1,000 that I've posted. And I wonder if other people on Twitter — as they pass such milestones — find themselves thinking precisely what I am…
Inspired in part by an actual event, MTV's "(Dis)connected" provides a spare, sobering look at the issue of youth interaction online, with young people opening themselves up to all the pain and…
An offbeat showcase for Laura Dern that, after watching four episodes, still isn't completely clear regarding its intentions.
ESPN is running a series of documentaries over the next several weeks, extending the tone and style (if not the actual franchise) of its classy "30 for 30" series. The latest, "The Dotted Line," is…
It's turning into a kind of fascinating night on cable news, given the confluence of three events: The death of Apple's Steve Jobs, Sarah Palin's decision (finally) not to run for president and the…
OK, so I caught an elbow playing basketball this week, and I'm walking around with a black eye. That's right, it was basketball, not some crazed "Sons of Anarchy" fan. Still, if you remember the…
The fall TV crush is winding down, and after filing 30 reviews in September, it's fair to say that volume of criticism probably isn't healthy for anybody.