| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Sep 3, 2011
The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
John Walsh has found a new home for "America's Most Wanted."
The Lifetime cable network has picked up the series formerly on Fox. The broadcast network said "AMW" had become too expensive to continue as a weekly program but that it would be kept alive as...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 7:08 PM
In the real world, December means holidays. In the world of TV, you add a word to that: special. Here's a look at some of the season and series premieres this month, but more importantly, the specials. And most of those are holiday specials. And most,...
| Dec 6, 2011
After five years of long-distance dating, during which they traveled some 300,000 miles to rendezvous in more than 25 cities, Danny Patel knew he wanted to propose to his girlfriend, Tanvi Kamdar. He just didn't know how he wanted to do it.
| Dec 8, 2011
When singer Roy Orbison was touring England in 1968, it had been four years since he last appeared at the top of the charts with "Oh, Pretty Woman," even though he continued playing live and recording long after the pulse of rock music shifted away from...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010.
Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The Screen Actors Guild announced its nominees for the 18th annual SAG Awards this morning, and to say there were some surprises would be an understatement.
I was happy to see Patrick J. Adams from USA’s “Suits” earn a berth in the best...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:00 AM
My wife has left me for a short, bald guy who giggles when you blow raspberries on his tummy. Now, how can I compete with that?
Apparently, according to recent studies, people aren't getting married like they used to. And please don't tell me "No one'...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:36 AM
Conventional wisdom among television programmers is that nobody is watching on major holidays such as Christmas, and if they are watching, they're probably sick of the holiday hype by the time the day rolls around.
What seems to slip their minds is...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Ally Walker has played layered, compelling characters in FX's "Sons of Anarchy" and in NBC's "Profiler," making her one of those actresses you just can't ignore.
But not even she can keep my interest in "The Protector" (9 p.m. June 12, Lifetime; ** out...