Word that CNN has decided to reshape "Parker/Spitzer" — losing Kathleen Parker, and keeping Eliot Spitzer — makes me think there's a prime talent out there, clearly outspoken, who suddenly has a lot…
If anybody is going to pay attention to the Oscar documentary nominees, it ought to be the Documentary Channel, right? So the marginally distributed network will air a one-hour special edition of…
Syfy's original movies are invariably versions of a Frankenstein monster -- stitched together from pieces of other sci-fi fare.
When I saw the announcement that CBS and Warner Bros. were suspending production on "Two and a Half Men" for the rest of the season because of Charlie Sheen's "statements, conduct and condition," I…
For once, I'm sympathetic with the TV academy, which announced that it's lumping miniseries into the best movie category — a proposal that's been on the table for some time. Not enough legitimate…
There's so little self-examination in most media circles that any effort by an organization to hold its own feet to the fire is noteworthy. So give credit to ESPN — which recently saw former NBC West…
Although I've generally enjoyed most of Warner Home Video's direct-to-DVD animated features showcasing its DC Comics characters, the latest, "All-Star Superman," left me feeling cold. Adapted from a…
For years, Chuck Lorre has chafed at what he sees as a lack of recognition and respect for his top-rated CBS comedy, "Two and a Half Men."
A CW show that's little more than another "The Biggest Loser" couples edition, only with a "dream wedding" dangled as the prize.
In my latest column, I took issue with a certain class of reality TV that asks the audience to watch along while contestants suffer — often for their own good, yes, but uncomfortably nevertheless…