Patrick Goldstein makes some good if rather familiar and predictable points about TV's qualitative superiority to movies in his latest Los Angeles Times column about the movie "Date Night," but then…
UPDATE: Favorite line of the day via email from a showbiz exec: "How can Conan do that to George Lopez….so selfish!!!" Touche. Five quick thoughts on Conan O'Brien's move to TBS, and its effect on…
"Glee" is back starting April 13, and strictly from a commercial standpoint, the show seems poised for a breakout run. As if recognizing that the series had improbably won a following, these first…
If you need a reminder why public television still has utility and value, look no further than "Obama's Deal," the latest edition of PBS' "Frontline," airing on April 13; or "My Lai," a riveting…
Throughout March, Lawrence O'Donnell chewed over details of the healthcare reform debate, keeping Keith Olbermann's seat warm as the fill-in host of MSNBC's New York-based "Countdown."
We get it, some people watch the Masters coverage for the golf. But how 'bout a little something for the rest of the world? CBS' Jim Nantz interviewed Tiger Woods for the network's latenight coverage…
The fourth season -- like King Henry VIII -- is limping into its later years.
Until now, the Oprah Winfrey Network has been all bread (or rather, all brand), and no meat. But that all changes with Winfrey's announcement — broken in the Wall Street Journal — that she will host…
This tepid romantic comedy falls somewhere between a sitcom pilot and a second-tier Hallmark movie.
Variety's Michael Schneider recently asked about the lack of post-show specials related to scripted programming, a la "The Bachelor's" "Women tell all" add-ons, which essentially get additional bang…
Scan recent headlines and you'll see all kinds of ratings milestones for basic cable networks.