| Dec 11, 2011
Once upon a time — and by that we mean just a few months ago — it was the old-school horror genre that was being dusted off and repurposed into 21st century popular culture replete with wizards, werewolves, zombies and the hollow-cheeked...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Combine Emmy and Oscar winners, an "American Idol" finalist, one of the top names in screen entertainment, and a programming chief who has switched networks.
What do you get? A "Smash," they all hope.
Some may see it as NBC's answer to Fox's "Glee," but...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The fall TV season chugs on in October with tons of new and returning shows premiering. I'll do a photo gallery of top choices soon, but here's a complete as I can make it list. I miss something? Leave a comment and I will add it.
Saturday, Oct. 1...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:19 PM
"Sweet Dreams" by Eurythmics underscores the show's opening moments, but it's the stuff of childhood nightmares that lies at the heart of "Grimm," the imaginative and decidedly offbeat police procedural premiering Friday, Oct. 21, on NBC.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Fairy tales are hot this season, as evidenced in the launch of NBC's "Grimm" (8 p.m. Friday; 3 stars out of 4) just a few days after ABC's "Once Upon A Time" premiered.
Both shows would have you believe that children's fairy tales are not fantasies,...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:22 PM
Detectives Nick Burkhardt and Hank Griffin investigate a home invasion in the latest episode of "Grimm" debuting at 8 p.m. Nov. 4 on NBC.
But as you'd expect in a show about fractured fairy tales and an episode titled "Bears Will Be Bears," it isn't your...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:31 PM
“Grimm” star David Giuntoli credits his time in Chicago with pushing him out of the woods and into the acting business.
“I was kind of lost and I found myself largely in Chicago,” the 31-year-old who grew up in St. Louis told me...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:01 PM
The stars of NBC’s “Grimm” were put through an acting exercise while filming “Beeware,” the latest episode debuting at 8 p.m. Nov. 11.
In the episode, Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) are called to a case...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:12 PM
NBC released its midseason schedule for 2012, and missing from it are "Community" and "Prime Suspect."
Both ratings-starved but critically praised series have been pulled from the schedule. A spokesman from NBC has told me that "Prime Suspect" "is still...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 3:49 PM
One of my favorite things about NBC's "Grimm" is the relationship between the reformed blutbad Monroe and Portland Det. Nick Burkhardt.
And my favorite part of that relationship is just how put out Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) acts whenever Nick (David...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 12:17 PM
With NBC taking advantage of its Olympics coverage by airing sneak peeks of two of its fall shows, "Go On" and "Animal Practice," and launching Season 2 of its hit, "Grimm," August appears to be the new September. In other words, the fall TV season is...