NBC didn't make this movie revival/backdoor pilot available in advance, and on that score its instincts were right.
What I enjoy sometimes about the nonfiction format is that it puts my own life in perspective. For example: maybe I'm single this Valentine's Day, but at least I'm not playing to the cameras with a…
"American Idol" gets down to the business at hand: giving 24 kids sudden fame, making them instantly insufferable, and breaking the spirit of the other 26
Here's the thing about Hollywood Week. When you watch the audition process, you go through a state of denial. "I'm not addicted to 'American Idol.' I just like to watch a bunch of losers try to sing…
How did the music of Bryan Adams become the beacon for season 7 of "American Idol"?
Can a pay cable serial killer find happiness after being nipped and tucked to occupy a strike-opened hole on CBS?
Mixing and matching old and new in a manner befitting a semi-centennial, the Grammys continue to somewhat unevenly feel their way into the "American Idol" era.
"Jericho" literally started with a bang, and if these seven episodes turn out to be its last stand, then the show is going out with one, too.
The story of Doris Duke comes outfitted with all the requisite bells and whistles: An obscenely rich tobacco heiress who mysteriously left control over a vast fortune to her meticulous Irish butler.
Perhaps it's time for a moratorium on new improvisational comedies that enlist Hollywood denizens to play good-sport versions of themselves. In this case, it's as guests on a fictional radio show…
Henry Louis Gates Jr. is an author, Harvard professor and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, and after watching his sequel to "African American…