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Like so many others, I couldn’t stand the character of Pete Campbell in AMC’s Mad Men TV show. So, you could imagine my surprise to learn that Vincent Kartheiser has the leading role in Saints and Strangers, AFTER I finished […]

It’s so frustrating when you see a show that has so much potential but totally blows it. This is the case for NBC’s new comedy, Truth Be Told airing tonight at 8:30 p.m. In some ways, this show could have […]

If there is any wonder that ideas are running out in Hollywood, look no further than the more and more reboot projects currently airing and the others coming down the pike. Some shows have been successful (Hawaii Five-O, Girl Meets […]

And the award for “most surprising response to a new sitcom” goes to the John Stamos comedy, Grandfathered. The show has all the elements that I don’t usually approve of but by the end of 30 minutes, its’ charm won […]

The NBC show, Heroes, ran on the network for four years from September 2006 to February 2010. Like Marvel’s X-Men comic series, the show focused on everyday people who discovered that they had extraordinary abilities. When the show premiered, it […]

What if you could take a “nutritional supplement” that would allow you to remember everything you’ve ever learned? A small, see-through pill that would allow you to remember events, like existing in your mother’s womb that would be impossible to […]

Finally, the show that many child and adult have been looking forward to seeing this fall airs tonight for the first time. After the success of the movies The Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted, ABC had no problem green-lighting the […]

The new CBS comedy, Life in Pieces, is such a sad disaster. Clearly trying to come up with their own version of Modern Family, Life in Pieces falls short on many levels, which is very sad given that it features […]

NBC finally unveiled its new variety show, Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris, which is based on a popular British TV show, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. If you missed the spectacle, the show is presented live with […]

Wow. When NBC turned the tables on Donald Trump and fired HIM from his show, Celebrity Apprentice, many began speculating on who could take his place. Did the name Arnold Schwarzenegger ever come to mind? This morning, NBC announced that […]