Discovery Channel is so all over the place these days — oscillating between classy nature documentaries and demo-pandering reality shows like "Porter Ridge" — one hesitates to quibble about the flaws…
“Porter Ridge,” Discovery’s new reality show from the producers of “Duck Dynasty” set in the backwoods of Indiana, opened to OK numbers Tuesday, overshadowed by other unscripted shows on the net…
With the primetime heyday of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "Deal or No Deal" now a syndicated memory on television lineups, broadcast and cable networks are facing new challenges when launching…
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ABC announced Thursday that two stars from A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” would make their “acting debut” on the sitcom “Last Man Standing” in September, which only goes to demonstrate that whoever wrote the…
Gurney Productions, the shingle behind A&E’s hit series “Duck Dynasty,” has lined up redneck fare at Discovery Channel with reality show “Porter Ridge.” Docu-comedy centers on an isolated community…
Simon Cowell's Syco and FremantleMedia is to launch "Afghanistan's Got Talent," which will be the 55th local adaptation of the format. The show will bow later this year on Afghanistan's 1TV Media. It…
While tonally compatible with lead-in "Revenge," and offering further suburban adventures in the drug trade, the middling execution hews closer to presenting a desperate housewife than bringing to…
Josh Melrod and Tara Wray's insinuating docu will delight fans of the form, while inspiring the unconverted to visit their local zine and comix store.
Handsome rising star Joel Kinnaman (soon to be seen in the "RoboCop" reboot) is both the main selling point and principal charm of this less distinguished sequel to Swedish hit "Easy Money."
By-the-numbers slasher pic "Smiley" starts by borrowing the key concept of "Candyman," ends with a denouement heavily indebted to "Scream," and stuffs its middle with a dismayingly high quotient of…
A ho-hum exorcism chiller that tries to spice up a formulaic screenplay by converting a predominantly Catholic-fixated horror subgenre to Judaism.