This season's ripped-from-the-headlines case focuses on a Blackwater-type security firm operating in Afghanistan, almost like "Law & Order" in slow motion.
I was not, I confess, a fan of either "The Brady Bunch" or "Gilligan's Island," the two longrunning series associated with producer Sherwood Schwartz, who has died at the age of 94. Maybe it's a…
Other than perhaps "24," no series has been more inextricably linked to the events of Sept. 11 than "Rescue Me." So it's appropriate — and from a marketing standpoint, pretty shrewd — to have the…
Either appropriately or ironically for a show about meth cookers, "Bad" is simply one of TV's great addictions.
For the record, I'm a big fan of Mary McNamara, the television critic for the Los Angeles Times. That said, I have to disagree in part with her latest column, in which she mulls over what qualifies…
Zak Penn and Michael Karnow bring a few fresh wrinkles to "Alphas," largely by making this latest elite team of gifted individuals extraordinary, but also quite vulnerable.
"Fish out of water" is such a familiar term in development circles that executives smile and writers often wince when somebody employs the idiom -- a handy shorthand extending from "Green Acres" to…
Following the splendid "Torchwood" miniseries "Children of Earth," stepping up to share the next chapter with the BBC represents an enormously shrewd move for Starz, bringing the pay net built-in…
Not sure how I wound up on this list, but I received the following pitch to attend a taping for Tribune's "The Bill Cunningham Show." I'm the Assistant Audience Coordinator at the Bill Cunningham…
Rupert Murdoch has always been known for acting boldly, in a way that other studios with less imperial management structures can't. The decision to shut down News of the World, a genuine stunner…