When the first "Lonesome Dove" struck ratings gold in 1989, CBS joked about multiple spinoffs, including a Saturday-morning show titled "Lonesome Dove Babies." Almost two decades later, such…
"Masterpiece Theatre" is getting a new host (Gillian Anderson), but it's much of the same old/merry old, as this stately production of "Persuasion" launches "The Complete Jane Austen," a mix of…
Fresh off "Hairspray," Nikki Blonsky delivers an utterly charming performance in this satisfying fact-based story, about an overweight teenager nominated for homecoming queen as a cruel prank.
Riveting as a car wreck, "Celebrity Rehab" is the logical extension of VH1's "surreality" brand -- an assembly of TV-created celebrities willing to be debased under the patina of entertainment.
Spreading six hours across three successive Wednesdays, this PBS documentary perhaps inevitably proves most engrossing in its second night, encompassing 20th century anti-Semitism.
The idea of a slimmed-down, understated Golden Globes evoked this momentary pang about the writers strike's collateral costs: "What, no jumbo shrimp at HBO's poolside party?"
Clearly reluctant to pull a "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and dip into the "Dancing With the Stars" well too often, ABC does the next best thing by spinning off "Dance War," a transparent six-week…
Jon Stewart underrates himself as an interviewer, but he's stated that guests on "The Daily Show" are a hedge against the daunting task of scripting an entire half-hour four nights a week. So how did…
Nobody will ever confuse "One Tree Hill" with "Lost," but credit the producers of this teen soap with their own bit of time-shifting derring-do -- picking up the fifth season four years after the…
Every so often an idea feels so right for the times as to trump its execution, and so it is with NBC's reality-TV-influenced revival of "American Gladiators."
"First Sunday" will test just how starved for entertainment that audience is, as they are forced to muddle through a near-claustrophobic comedy that manages to be both predictable and preachy. Solid…