Even more than most of Ken Burns' historical epics, "The Dust Bowl" feels especially relevant, tackling a period of grave economic hardship and man-made ecological disaster.
Having been granted "unparalleled access to embed cameras in the real lives of Army wives," "Married to the Army: Alaska" can't exactly replicate Lifetime's scripted "Army Wives," or even a "Real…
"Untold History" can be irritating -- thought-provoking, yes, but alternately stuffy and shrill. But it's a legitimate rejoinder to the "My country right or wrong" crowd.
Thought-provoking and entertaining, "Catfish" will likely inspire a whole lot of chatter, both online and off.
Bravo straddles the hybrid comedy/improv/unscripted realm a tad uncomfortably in "LOLwork," a series the channel bills as a "doc-com," but which essentially just resembles "The Office" without the…
Television yields relatively few pleasant surprises, and "The Wedding Band" falls squarely into that camp.
Photojournalists who brave war zones are a different breed, and their fearlessness and willingness to put themselves in the line of fire serves as the spine of "Witness," four HBO documentaries…
This slapdash effort about the operation to get the terrorist mastermind seems unlikely to win hearts and minds, and despite decent moments as it vamps killing time, barely manages to keep eyes open.
Normally, screening a pilot yields about a page of notes. By contrast, sitting through "Malibu Country," ABC's twangy and rusty Reba sitcom vehicle, produced nothing but an empty pad.
The whole exercise feels like an imperialistic throwback, while offering further proof all reality-TV that glitters is not, you know.