HBO sent out the first six episodes of "Game of Thrones," which provided the basis for my original (and extremely positive) review of the fantasy series. I was nearly as high on AMC's "The Killing"…
Unemployment remains high, while those fortunate enough to be working are being stretched to their absolute limits, multi-tasking as never before.
BBC America explores the "colonists facing strange, foreboding world" turf in "Outcasts," an intriguing if not wholly satisfying drama whose premise remains more beguiling than its cast two episodes…
After several ostentatious missteps in the life of Sarah Ferguson, former Duchess of York, this six-episode series certainly approximates the feel of an "Oprah" episode, including the saccharine…
It would be hard to imagine a series more generic in concept, execution, even title than "The Protector," a showcase for Ally Walker.
Recently, I wrote a column that highlighted the reversed positions seniors and young adults occupy in the media/political equation, with seniors exhibiting real clout in politics but ignored by media…
The second-most-watched program this weekend — behind the NBA Finals — probably won't be the Tony Awards, but something called "iParty With Victorious." The only problem is that unless there's a…
A little too close to reality to be funny. Nah, it's still pretty funny. Besides, when serves up such a gift to the comedy gods, what's the mainstream (er, lamestream) media supposed to do? …
Well, we've lost another great one — writer-producer Leonard Stern, who died at the age of 87. Stern is best known for working on such shows as "Get Smart," "The Honeymooners" and "McMillan and Wife,"…
The blessings of new media are so readily accepted and embraced that anyone who tries to even tap the brakes on their advance often begins with an apology, lest they risk looking like a fuddy-duddy.