"Alcatraz" concocts a fantastic premise with a dense mythology that essentially creates a procedural -- namely, rounding up a couple hundred long-missing inmates, which in theory (and in success)…
It's been seven years since "Napoleon Dynamite" became an unlikely indie film darling, and unless you've been watching the DVD with regularity in that intervening span, Fox's new animated version…
Rob Schneider's questionable appeal will be put to the test in "Rob," a series said to be loosely based on his life, about a guy who marries a stunning, considerably younger Latina and inherits her…
Lifetime's newest reality series feels like a "Project Runway" knockoff for Goths on speed. Dark, frenetic and full of torturous time constraints, the show is, by say, designer Christian Siriano's…
"The Fades" is a murky supernatural comedy-drama, where yet another adolescent wallowing in angst discovers his own Very Big destiny.
Some viewers will doubtless stumble upon "Finder" thanks to its timeslot, but based on the premiere, there's not much here worth seeking out.
"Are You There, Chelsea?" -- which somewhat confusingly casts "That '70s Show's" Laura Prepon as a twentysomething Handler-inspired character, with the comic playing her "judge-y, super-Christian…
Once you've gotten past the casting -- Josh Lucas in the central role, with Molly Parker, Juliette Lewis and Callum Keith Rennie as support -- what really stands out is how sluggish the pilot is.
The Showtime series "House of Lies" -- based on a memoir by the same name -- understandably drops the subtitle "How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time." That's perhaps…
"Worth the wait," host Laura Linney says at the outset of the "Downton Abbey" sequel, and for once, the claim isn't just hype. A near-flawless follow-up to writer Julian Fellowes' Emmy-winning…