Filled with do-gooder intentions that would do Oprah proud, Shaquille O'Neal attacks the problem of childhood obesity in this peculiar variation on the British series "Unfit Kids."
In olden days, a teen-oriented message movie like "Girl, Positive" would have aired as an "Afterschool Special," or -- if infused with juicy "true story" trappings -- a "movie of the week."
Networks and series creators regularly test boundaries of what is permissible, and the latest examples of this are found in the 25 primetime series scheduled to premiere this fall.
Too stagy and precious for its own good, "Semper Fi: One Marine's Journey" is derived from Lance Corporal Jeff Key's one-man show about his tour in Iraq and decision to come out as a gay man upon his…
In "Burn Notice," USA delivers a pleasant surprise, if only because so little about the concept indicates how much fun the 90-minute premiere is. Recognizing the star quality in Jeffrey Donovan (last…
Mindful there's not much incentive to watch the stock ticker during what the financial community likes to call "after-hours trading" (a.k.a. primetime), CNBC is seeking to keep the lights on by…
Fox appears destined to reap a nifty payday from "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," whose central peril involves a devourer of worlds named Galactus. There's a bit of poetry in the timing…
Exploring both the micro and macro sides of the U.S. preoccupation with security over the next two weeks, “Frontline” looks first at the sensationally titled “When Kids Get Life” — documenting teens…
The problems with "Evan Almighty" mostly boil down to questions of scale. The movie warns of an imminent flood, yet delivers only sprinkles of laughter or anything approaching magic.
Viewers of CNN International often hear tales of woe from far-flung corners of the globe, but several countries with tumultuous histories are currently being featured on the channel in a different…
Insomniacs across the United Kingdom have found an addictive reason to stay awake in "Springwatch: Nightshift." Devoid of diva casts, the BBC Two show merely positions infrared lenses around a Devon…