Miniseries features a first-rate cast -- including original series creators Eileen Atkins and Jean Marsh -- and an interesting subplot regarding the growing Nazi threat in 1930s Britain.
Focusing on people as opposed to animals, "Human Planet" features indigenous peoples mastering skills to survive.
Alexander Hamilton is a fascinating historical figure. It took some genuine doing for PBS' "Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton" — a ponderous, peculiar two-hour documentary airing April 11 — to make…
OK, so Lamar Odom married a kooky reality star and now appears with her in their own goofy E! show, which premieres Sunday. Apparently, he's not the only Los Angeles Laker dicking around when he…
"Gigolos" comes closer to pornography than most reality TV series dares to tread, but that's not the head-scratching part of Showtime's latest foray into the sex trade.
Today's column was devoted to the wit and wisdom of Pat Faulstich, the executive, agent and producer who died last month at the age of 55. I'm pleased, though not at all surprised, that my email has…
Although he had a perfectly respectable career, Pat Faulstich wasn't a Hollywood titan. His resume included executive stints at CBS in drama and miniseries -- shepherding the blockbuster "Lonesome…
Trios of twentysomething slackers are hardly a new construct but there's always room for more when the group is as brazen, funny and drug-addled as the gang in "Workaholics."
"V's" Morena Baccarin is doing a little moonlighting this week, which was enough to get me to watch a preview copy of "The Mentalist." Admittedly, I'm a trifle biased. Baccarin actually sent me a…
Celebrity participants in reality TV would be well advised to watch "Khloe & Lamar," E!'s latest Kardashian sister spinoff, this one involving sister Khloe and her husband, Lakers star Lamar Odom…
"The E! True Hollywood Story" takes a look at Charlie Sheen on Wednesday, and seems to gloat that the rest of the media has become as sleazy as it's always been. From the press release: In an…