Given the relative dearth of serious documentaries — and especially the emphasis on true crime, scandal and fluff on network newsmagazines except "60 Minutes" — the arrival of two hours devoted to…
The late Brandon Tartikoff said not long before he died that every show should be somebody's favorite show, anticipating the current shift in the entertainment landscape, where passion is a major…
In CBS' strong start this TV season there is a message about the schism between procedural and serialized dramas -- and potentially the rift separating broadcasting and cable as the digital video…
The series return for its sixth-season arc of 10 episodes in reasonably solid fashion.
Update: My sense of David Letterman has always been that he's one of those guys that probably doesn't function terribly well outside the comfort zone of his talkshow. But in that setting, he's in…
Traditional methods of evaluating a pilot or movie trailer have relied on focus groups expressing opinions by chatting, filling out questionnaires, pushing buttons or adjusting dials.
It's obviously not a major factor, but it's interesting to ponder whether General Electric's openness to a deal that might involve giving up majority control of NBC Universal has anything to do with…
In an age of so much conspicuous certainty, there's something to be said for a documentary that inspires powerful feelings of ambivalence. So it is with "Outrage," which was previously reviewed by…
An odd-duck sitcom in which an appreciative cast tells Sherri Shepherd how terrific she is.
Adapted from the Web, "Secret Girlfriend" is in essence comedy as single-player videogame.
A silly reality show in which actors reminisce about so-called paranormal experiences.