If you watched any of Discovery’s “Planet Earth,” you’ve already seen that memorable footage of Great White Sharks leaping all the way out of water to snag tasty seals. Still, it’s one of those…
Courtesy of the Norman Lear Center at USC's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, a rare list of 10 GOOD things about TV — the kind of thing, frankly, that most who work in (or write…
Anyone can produce a typo, but the Los Angeles Times had one that really made me laugh this morning. In the caption for its article about ABC's Stephen McPherson, it read, "OUTSOURCED: 'Modern Town,'…
Jim Parsons — the fabulously talented star of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" — gave a wonderful if slightly back-handed compliment to the people who attend Comic-Con, where the show was again greeted…
Using "Jersey Shore" as the basis for scholarly analysis is a risky undertaking, but here goes, in a treatise we'll call "The Cycle of Un-Reality."
Update: Despite the endorsement from Larry King and a tie-in with the Huffington Post, Tony Robbins' show tanked in its debut, with just over 3 million viewers. Apparently, the power of positive…
Stephen McPherson's resignation as head of ABC Entertainment offers an odd sort of symmetry with the flight path of "Lost," which premiered months after the executive was originally named to that…
"Plain Jane" is a perfectly serviceable unscripted "Ugly Betty."
Well, I certainly saw this one coming: "Mad Men" has stopped sending out advance review copies to critics because of concern about spoilers, such as Alessandra Stanley's New York Times preview piece…
Seeing Dee Snider dispense metal-family values proves to be an exercise in the painfully mundane.