CBS has downplayed perceptions that "The Talk" — the network's new daytime talk show, featuring a variety of women who share the common bond of motherhood — isn't just a poor woman's version of ABC's…
"Mad Men" closed a truly great fourth season on Sunday, with a final hour (and go away right now if you haven't watched it yet) that pulled its one big twist almost entirely out of left field. The…
Although the story received national attention, there's still considerable value in "Death by Fire," an Oct. 19 "Frontline" documentary about how the state of Texas likely executed an innocent man…
There's something inherently clever about the premise for "Tower Prep."
Anyone who covers TV and media is inundated almost daily by announcements regarding new technology -- so much so that there's a tendency to zone them out.
One of the advantages of hiring new reporters is that old trends can be rediscovered and become minty fresh all over again. So it is with the Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick, whose…
Live TV episodes became something of a gimmick a few years ago, when "ER" and "The Drew Carey Show" dabbled in them, after the Fox sitcom "Roc" went live on an extended basis. Still, it's been…
The six-part series takes what sounds like a tired premise and reinvigorates it.
NBC's "School Pride" takes an increasingly disheartening tack for reality TV.
So I schlepped Downtown on Wednesday to see a demonstration of the Logitech Revue Google TV box, which promises to provide the user with "a new experience that combines TV, the entire Web, and apps…
Watching coverage of the rescue of the miners in Chile brought to mind however much things change, in some ways they stay the same. Television was essentially birthed in Los Angeles, after all, by…