Sending the "Jersey Shore" gang to Italy must have seemed like a good idea at the time. But the net effect was simply to reinforce America's tendency to exalt its most ignorant, ugliest world…
Conceptually daring and exceptionally well cast, "Once Upon a Time" is the kind of pilot that often gets critics cheering -- a big, bold bet in a season with precious few of them.
Continuing the network's stellar "30 for 30" series on a less ambitious scale, ESPN's latest string of sports-related documentaries is again distinguishing the channel for more than just…
Leave it to the Huffington Post to dramatically overstate MSNBC's latest talent shuffle, under the blaring headline "MSNBC Announces Major Lineup Changes." Really? Who got fired? Nobody, it turns…
In typically low-key fashion, Fox promotes its Sunday-night lineup as "Animation Domination." Yet surveying the state of the genre in primetime, "Animation Stagnation" appears more apt.
Although I didn't watch all of CNN's post-debate coverage on Tuesday night, I saw enough to reinforce my perception that it's still too often amateur hour over at the network. The problem isn't that…
The second-season premiere of "The Walking Dead" drew the kind of jaw-dropping ratings that make other networks sit up and take notice. So before they start rushing their own zombie shows into…
Explores the tired question of whether modern times have produced an over-evolved generation of girly men. Alas, it'll take more than sociology to pump up this stale sitcom.
You're always told in TV never to say never. Yet with the news that "Charlie's Angels" is being grounded, it might be time for a brief moratorium on rebooting old series for primetime. I stress "for…
The need for attention-grabbing properties has made TV's hunger for sports more ravenous than ever.
"Boss" labors under the weight of familiar political-movie cliches, offsetting its polished look -- and Gus Van Sant's unorthodox direction of the pilot -- with a been-there, seen-that feel.