As much as I like the idea behind "Harper's Island" -- a self-contained 13-episode "mystery event," with a fixed July 2 end date -- the execution falls well short of the "Ten Little Indians" conceit.
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From humble roots -- as part of Media Rights Capital's brokered (and subsequently broken) night on the CW -- to a plum spot after "Dancing With the Stars," "Surviving Suburbia" has already proven a…
With full episodes off the air for 19 months and so many good cable entries to keep viewers satiated in the interim, there wasn't a huge appetite for a return of "Rescue Me."
Fox trimmed the one-hour premiere of "Osbournes Reloaded" down to 35 minutes, and given the thought and care that went into what finally aired, maybe next time they'll cut things off after the…
After what I considered a rocky start -- an interesting format, inconsistently and often heavy-handedly executed -- the second season of HBO's "In Treatment" is by every measure more satisfying than…
There's a new queen, new political intrigue, and a new big-name actor playing one of the Catholic clergymen opposing King Henry VIII in the third go-round of "The Tudors" -- a sumptuous Showtime…
Oxygen Network's competitive reality series "Pretty Wicked," a so-called social experiment, attempts to instill inner beauty within a group of good-looking beasts.
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