HBO dealt with the Triangle fire — a 1911 tragedy that claimed the lives of 146 young women and teenage girls, caught in a high-rise factory that went up in flames — in its earlier documentary on the…
Usually, I do my best to ignore the releases for what's upcoming on "Dateline" and "20/20," mostly because they seriously depress me. Still, with everything else that's going on, the latest "Really…
OK, first it was Charlie what's-his-name. Now, Josh Radnor — the star of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" — has given a Playboy interview where he talks about his own self-administered quit-drinking…
While Republicans plot ways to slit its throat -- hiding behind chants of fiscal responsibility -- public broadcasting keeps shooting itself in the foot.
There's a new round of speculation about Katie Couric's future, which reminds us of a strange thing about the third-place "CBS Evening News" anchor: Nobody really seems to care what she's up to…
In my latest column, I identify the mini-trend of benevolent millionaire TV, defined by "Undercover Boss" and now ABC's "Secret Millionaire," where the rich want nothing more than to give their…
Almost nothing is more pointless -- or popular among journalists -- than seeking to diagnose the public mood based on TV or movie preferences.
(Above: An image of the destruction from the 8.9 earthquake, which rocked the northeast section of Japan Friday and was ignored by ABC's "Nightline" broadcast Thursday night.) Broadcasting…
Et tu, Dr. Oz? Apparently having exhausted living patients to treat and diagnose, "Dr. Oz" turns over a chunk of his syndicated program on March 15 to guest John Edward, the TV psychic who can…
HBO Sports has another first-rate documentary premiering Saturday — just in time for the NCAA Tournament — with "Runnin' Rebels of UNLV," a look at Jerry Tarkanian's rule-flouting run as the team's…
For those who get lumps in their throats each time a Marine shouts "HOO-rah," "Battle: Los Angeles" brims with acts of martial derring-do.
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