The CBS two-part miniseries "The Dovekeepers," which begins Tuesday, is so bad it is virtually impossible to believe it exists in the current landscape of American television.
Barak Goodman's three-part documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," is prefaced with the sort of "not suitable for all viewers" warning far more typical of a hard-R cable series than a PBS documentary that's not about the Holocaust.
If you thought Season 4 of "Game of Thrones" was tough on the bruised and brooding Jon Snow — friends dead, girlfriend dead, White Walkers imminent — things are about to get worse. And for a man still recovering from an attack that included, say it with me, giants on mammoths,...
Created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, whose online series "Next Time on Lonny" was "discovered" by Ben Stiller, Comedy Central's new series, "Big Time in Hollywood, FL," chronicles the lives of two online filmmakers longing to be discovered by someone like Ben Stiller.
When I’m worried about something and I can’t sleep, I count those nice guys instead of sheep, and I fall aaaasssleeeepp counting those niiiiiiice guys.
It is always amusing to watch the entertainment industry reel with the "discovery" that audiences are nowhere near as narrow-minded and bigoted as previously assumed. And by "amusing," I mean infuriating.
Due to the high demands of heavy-lifting — scene-setting, character introduction and general exposition — most sitcom pilots are clunky and self-conscious to the point of embarrassment.
"Such is the irresistible nature of truth," wrote Thomas Paine in the "Rights of Man," "that all it asks, all it wants, is the liberty of appearing."