| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:34 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing how the debut of "Sleepy Hollow" did.
The Skinny: I finally finished the season finale of "Newsroom" last night. That was some serious torture, particularly the last few minutes thanks to that butchering of Pete...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Three years after the end of "Lost," Damon Lindelof is heading back to TV with a new series titled "The Leftovers."
HBO announced Monday that it had ordered a 10-episode first season of the series, to be run by Lindelof, the co-creator and co-showrunner...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Fans of "Breaking Bad" have just two more episodes to learn the fate of Walter White and his crystal meth empire, but at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, the AMC drama looks poised to glide over all.
The nail-biting serial, about a milquetoast high-school...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The dead are suddenly everywhere. No doubt inspired by the huge ratings of "The Walking Dead," there are several new shows about what happens when the dead start returning. But viewers with queasy stomachs should rest easy knowing that the new shows...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Not since "Monday Night Football" aired on ABC has the network fielded a juggernaut hit that has consistently delivered an audience dominated by men.
Instead, ABC has been heavy on estrogen: rich soapy dramas that have attracted female viewers in...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:02 AM
With 2009′s “Star Trek,” filmmaker J.J. Abrams breathed new life into one of science fiction's most venerable franchises. His sleek […]...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:45 PM
NBC's "Siberia" may end up trapped in a nightmare -- of bad ratings.
The drama, a "fake reality" show about would-be TV contestants dropped in a location where things start getting weird in a "Lost" kind of way, premiered Monday at 10 p.m. to a modest...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I have a theory for what is causing "Man of Steel's" faster-than-expected slide at the box office: Jor-El.
Around the fifth time Russell Crowe materializes as Jor, the long-dead father of Clark Kent, a.k.a. Kal-El, a.k.a. Superman, I wanted to scream....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the new zombie epic "World War Z," Brad Pitt jets around the world seeking an elusive solution to an intractable problem.
He's been doing a lot of that in real life too.
Six months ago, Pitt's new movie appeared doomed — by a release-date...