Watching the season premiere of "The Apprentice" gave me a sick, queasy feeling, and not just because of Donald Trump's rampaging ego and hanger-on, lucky-sperm-club kids, although admittedly, that…
A dead-end street as viewing experiences go.
Polygamy is fast becoming the dysfunctional family flavor of the month.
Stephen Colbert managed a pretty remarkable feat on Wednesday night — delivering both comedy and serious analysis about returning U.S. forces in Iraq, all in one half-hour. As the Comedy Central host…
Now this is interesting. Over the weekend, Los Angeles Times critic Kenneth Turan decried the sorry state of summer movies and closed by pointing out that the best movie he's seen in awhile was made…
Read between the lines, and the organizers of the Paley Center Awards — a new program just announced for 2012 — are essentially saying, "We can design a better show than the Emmys by starting from…
Forgive Variety and other news outlets for referring to Piers Morgan assuming Larry King's "throne." It's an easy metaphor and obvious pun, especially given King's name. The truth, though, is that…
Roone Arledge, among other things, knew how to put on a show. There was nothing quite like an ABC affiliates meeting during his free-wheeling stewardship of ABC Sports and ABC News.
Among my many fondest memories of excessive childhood television viewing are all the hours that I spent watching "Bonanza," one of the few things that we regularly did together as a family. Still, I…
"Sons" emulates its ride: Plenty noisy, but a relatively low-octane vehicle.