OK, I know the temptation is to cash in while a program's hot, but a "Glee" apparel line? The CDs and song downloads are a natural, but are viewers really supposed to run out and buy the clothes. Can'…
Every glamorous media-related gig will become reality-TV fodder if channels like Bravo and E! have their way.
The Parents Television Council is always indignant, but they're also occasionally quite informative. Consider this press release I just received: The Miss Universe pageant should be taking place in a…
Producers of reality TV have exhibited a remarkable knack for appropriating and bending other forms of television to fit their conventions, creating unscripted versions of soap operas, family…
For someone who likes to counsel people not to make excuses and on the merits of personal responsibility, Dr. Laura Schlessinger sure plays the victim with the best of them. Schlessinger announced on…
HBO's "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel" veered out of its lane a bit to offer an Aug. 17 story on Michaele and Tareq Salahi — the alleged White House party crashers featured on Bravo's "The Real…
My colleague Ted Johnson has a fine account of President Obama's remarks to a Beverly Hills fundraiser, and as politics go, it's fairly innocuous stuff. Which is to say that Obama's critics on the…
It isn't merely bad. It's "Wow, how did that happen given who's involved?" bad.
Call it what you want, it's going to be censored in my house.
"Melissa & Joey" is an odd throwback to ABC's "TGIF" comedy niche of yesteryear.
Dr. Laura Schlessinger somehow managed to deliver an apology that wound up trying to make you feel sorry for her. The radio advice host — who used the "N-word" multiple times in dealing with a caller…