The plot of "The River" is hard not to admire, even if the longterm prospects for its journey remain shrouded in mystery.
For all the attention heaped on "Glee," the kid-oriented cable channels have long been making a concerted push into twinning comedy and music, though in most instances -- and Nickelodeon's latest…
There's a lot to like in "Smash," a new NBC drama chronicling the launch of a show about Marilyn Monroe, and the various parties -- including two appealing ingenues vying for the lead -- drawn into…
With HBO's "Girls" on the horizon, the confused twentysomething is getting a bit of a workout, which is, from a media perspective, a classic bit of pandering.
Featuring a couple of sketch players who are biracial but far from post-racial, "Key & Peele" says more about modern marketing than about comedy.
On its face, "A Smile as Big as the Moon" is one of those feel-good true stories perfectly suited to the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" umbrella, about how a teacher championed the first group of…
With TV sports rights going through the retractable roof, the timing is particularly apt for HBO biopic "Namath," which focuses on the iconic New York Jets quarterback who helped establish the NFL as…
The idea of a videogame whiz presented the real-life opportunity to ply those talents saving the world, a la "War Games" or "Tron," is so inherently commercial that every modern generation must have…
Kiefer Sutherland's return to TV and Fox is less about the actor than about series creator Tim Kring, whose "Heroes" flamed brightly before creatively imploding.
The tragic death of star Andy Whitfield notwithstanding -- requiring his replacement by Liam McIntyre in the title role -- "Spartacus: Vengeance" is up to the same old tricks, endeavoring to give…