Although I wasn't particularly impressed by the early episodes of "Damages" in its new premium-cable-esque incarnation on DirecTV's Audience Network, I'm warming up to it. Not because the plot has…
An HBO documentary in which activist Gloria Steinem recounts her personal and political journey, dating back to an era where, she says, "There was no word for 'sexual harassment.'"
Two years after "Miami Social" -- another contrived docu-soap about the young, fabulous and unabashedly narcissistic -- Bravo embarks on a similar conceit with "Most Eligible Dallas," focusing on a…
An engrossing if slow-grinding mystery/soap that doesn't pack enough thrills to earn its "thriller" designation but which proves addictive nevertheless.
Anyone watching Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" this summer has been treated to a steady diet of dinosaurs -- or rather, promos for Fox's time-traveling sci-fi drama "Terra Nova," which premieres…
By the standards of a presidential primary debate, Fox News Channel did quite well with its Republican field on Thursday night, averaging just over 5 million viewers for its coverage of the Iowa…
Aw hell. Rush Limbaugh has gone and spoiled television for the rest of us. "I have long ago ceased believing anything on television is real. It's not. Everything on television is produced," he said…
Strip away the counterterrorism lingo and this is really just a mismatched buddy copshow.
Team Coco is waking up to a sobering reality: All those fans who once waved signs and rallied energetically on their guy's behalf don't automatically translate into loyal legions of viewers. Conan…
Apparently, "Jersey Shore's" crimes against culture will include unleashing a torrent of heavily staged reality programs steeped in me-too ethnic stereotyping.
If reality TV teaches us anything, it's that anyone can become a celebrity. The flip side of that is the reassuring notion that celebrities -- except for the entourage of agents, assistants and…