Cable networks are going mildly mad in their search for original programming, with Food Network announcing what in essence turns a joke from the "South Park" movie into the title for a series — "What…
Anyone with a cursory knowledge of polling knows that researchers go to great lengths to produce statistically significant samples. By contrast, reading unscientific opt-in surveys -- say, the poll…
The Creative Arts Emmys have always been a long (OK, make that looooooooooooooong) sit with so many categories to recognize. And unless you're a big fan of Kathy Griffin, they just got a whole lot…
The average wealth of ombudsmen just took a dramatic leap forward with word that former NBC West Coast President Don Ohlmeyer will become ESPN's new ombudsman, succeeding Le Anne Schreiber. ESPN…
Updated below. Not all radio personalities translate well to TV — just ask Howard Stern — and Wendy Williams charitably got off to a rocky start with her new syndicated daytime series. Bringing "The…
Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter play twisted versions of themselves in a new comedy series.
WE's "Most Popular" makes good use of energetic host Graham Norton and a studio audience.
This new docusoap features a loosely aligned group without a single redeeming quality among them.
An engrossing and sentimental look at the Senate's liberal lion, who now at 77, battles a brain tumor.
In the wake of "Entourage" producer Doug Ellin's recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter — in which he refers to his "very contentious relationship with (Variety TV critic) Brian Lowry" and…
Cop drama takes far fewer chances than its life-risking protagonists.