Bravo's Televisionwithoutpity.com just put out an announcement regarding the latest "Tubey Awards," a name that frankly sounds kind of dirty. I've always liked the name "Television without pity,"…
The problem with Q&A interviews in print is that it's hard to tell when someone's kidding or not, and place their statements in context. So I'm still not quite sure how to parse the Wall Street…
"Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated" — an animated revival of the 40-year-old property — premieres July 12 on Cartoon Network, courtesy of Warner Bros. Animation. In some respects, it's an interesting…
I am woman, hear me roar -- and kick the crap out of bad guys.
Academics have a way of making even potentially interesting books sound like they're just stating the obvious. Case in point: TV doctors don't behave like real doctors! Or, to quote from the…
Pilot moves so efficiently that 'Affairs' could blossom into a longterm relationship.
Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Times gets the credit for calling ESPN the "enabler of narcissists." A commenter on Foxsports.com (where I also write) took that ball and ran with it, giving meaning…
A conspiracy theorist might find the broadcast networks' Emmy resurgence -- with nominations for "Glee," "Modern Family" and "The Good Wife" -- extremely convenient.
Despite its "Imagine Greater" promotional slogan, Syfy appears stuck in a bit of a creative rut.
Three first-year broadcast programs -- the comedies "Glee" and "Modern Family" on Fox and ABC, respectively, and CBS drama "The Good Wife" -- broke through with best series nominations for the 62nd…
Producer Peter Jones — who will produce a major PBS documentary about Johnny Carson, as Variety reported Wednesday — told a wonderful anecdote about writing Carson every year after he left "The…