Anna Faris, Allison Janney vehicle has the bones of a pretty durable TV show.
Creating a toothy vehicle for James Spader, few series can boast such a compelling central figure, even if his cryptic comments and opaque motives risk giving way to a rather familiar procedural.
Having Michael J. Fox back on NBC Thursday roughly 30 years later has a certain symmetry, but generating sustained interest in his comeback vehicle will require more than just good will.
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A not-particularly-fresh take on "The Bad News Bears" — which already spawned multiple movies and a 1979 series — "Back in the Game" isn't without its modest charms.
The best part about "The Goldbergs," alas, comes at the very end, when we see video footage of the actual characters who inspired this autobiographical comedy. It's a link to humanity and reality in…
If ever a comedy pilot cried out for a one-hour premiere, it's "Trophy Wife," a series that races through so much plot in its introductory half-hour as to practically obliterate its central…
CBS was understandably giddy when "Under the Dome" opened to eye-opening ratings, and proceeded to hold on well. Not only had the network taken a big swing outside its wheelhouse, but it scored a…
Nobody in syndication has filled Oprah Winfrey’s shoes, and “The Queen Latifah Show” doesn’t seem interested in trying. Rather, the multifaceted star looks content to walk several miles in Ellen…
Here's a secret: Reviews for the second season premiere of "The Mindy Project" — which features a "Please watch us" two-part guest stint by James Franco — will be wildly positive, because only those…
Remember "New Amsterdam," a 2008 Fox series starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as a crime-solving immortal? The network and the producers of "Sleepy Hollow" — another Fox drama built around an…
Despite the odd amusing moments and an appealing cast, Andy Samberg vehicle "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" demonstrates the difference between a "Saturday Night Live" digital short and an actual pilot, much…