Producer Lindsey Bannister enjoyed some success with "My Life as Liz," an MTV docu-serial so heavily staged there was virtually no "reality" about it.
Think of "Last Man Standing," Tim Allen's not-so-triumphant return to ABC, as "What if the Dad on 'Home Improvement' had girls instead of boys?"
Inspired in part by an actual event, MTV's "(Dis)connected" provides a spare, sobering look at the issue of youth interaction online, with young people opening themselves up to all the pain and…
Wearing ribbons and outfitting football players in hot pink may be a great way to acknowledge Breast Cancer Awareness month, but they don't bring home the complexity of emotions and consequences…
An offbeat showcase for Laura Dern that, after watching four episodes, still isn't completely clear regarding its intentions.
A perfect companion for "Mythbusters," magicians/comics/debunkers supreme Penn & Teller again take a stab at separating fact from fiction, albeit in a less doctrinaire and political way than their…
"American Horror Story" is a stab (heh heh), from "Glee's" Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, at recycling jump-out-at-you conventions, which in its own way displays excesses similar to later seasons of…
A former mental asylum is transformed into luxury apartments for pretty young Brits stupid enough to ignore the obvious warning signs of haunting in U.K. import "Bedlam." A sort of "Melrose Place"…
Like a promising restaurant opening before its service staff was fully prepped, "The Chew" premiered on ABC Daytime on Sept. 26 with likable hosts struggling to keep up with frantically paced live…
Like a bad morning person, "Dexter" almost never gets off to a rousing start, though the finishes have traditionally more than compensated for that. So the first three episodes of Showtime's…