Discovery's latest attempt to exploit the non-TV-watching Amish is either a shark-jumping example of structured reality hitting its nadir, or in its brazenness, the screwball comedy of 2012.
"Restless" might be how viewers accustomed to action-packed spy fare will feel watching Sundance Channel's latest foray into original programming, not because William Boyd's miniseries adaptation of…
The producers of "Undercover Boss" have raided their own conceptual coffers in concocting "Be the Boss," another series with a feel-good element that allows a different company each week to dress up…
A family affair both on- and offscreen, "The Christmas Heart" overly pushes faith and the power of prayer, which would be more interesting, frankly, if that portion of the movie were expanded, and…
The series returns with much the same texture, but a less compelling backdrop to augment its soap-opera-like elements.
Faster than you can say "Nanoo, nanoo," Nickelodeon's live-action sitcom "Marvin Marvin" establishes itself as a teeth-gnashing affair, determined to test the appeal of Lucas Cruikshank -- star of…
Even taken on its own terms, this is one of those big, loud concepts that begins to yield diminishing returns by, oh, about halfway through the premiere.
The "American Masters" documentary "Inventing David Geffen" seems so enamored with having gained extensive access to the entertainment mogul as to have pulled its punches -- not producing a…
Lifetime's post-Thanksgiving telecast, starring Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor, is just hammy enough to generate numbers rivaling the hordes of paparazzi that dogged the not-always-happy couple.
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…