| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Cable networks kick off the Fall TV season in early September with a variety of reality series, scripted dramas and comedies. Later in the month, the broadcast networks join the fray with their new and returning series. And if you oly watch TV on your...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Pivot, which styles itself as a network for millennials, has two more original shows going up Saturday, to join the sweetly melancholy Australian coming-of-age, coming-out comedy "Please Like Me." (The network is available locally on satellite and phone-...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Just as temperatures began to reflect autumn's imminent arrival on the East Coast, designers in New York City showed their visions for spring 2014 during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
While many of the collections this go-round seemed to focus on safe,...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Years of amateur and professional TV-watching and the impressive title attached to my byline notwithstanding, I have never believed that I would last a minute as a television programmer. I know what I like, and usually why I like it, but what will float...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Media Awards on Thursday, with television series such as "Orange Is the New Black," "The Fosters," "Modern Family" and "Orphan Black" earning recognition.
For outstanding drama...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Shown on Sundance Channel, this supernatural French melodrama explores what happens when several deceased people resume their former lives ... initially not realizing they're dead.
Their reappearance forces them to reinvent themselves to their loved...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:19 PM
It was a sweet year to be a TV critic. Some of us have been shouting into the wind for years, but finally and yet somewhat miraculously, television is being acknowledged as a legitimate and ascendant art form.
Books were published, panels held,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One suspects the world is out of kilter when a French girl utters cultural sacrilege: "Love is stronger than death? What a load of bull."
The girl in question, Camille, has returned from the dead, unbruised and unbloodied and looking just as she did...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:10 PM
"Downton Abbey," the drama about an aristocratic family in pre-World War I England, won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or motion picture made for television. The PBS "Masterpiece" miniseries beat BBC America's "The Hour" and three HBO films:...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Sundance Channel will bring back the French supernatural drama "The Returned" for its second season, the network announced Saturday.
Considered by many, including me, to be one of the best new series of 2013, "The Returned" ("Les Revenants") follows...