Tonight’s American Idol (Fox, 8 pm et/pt) has all the gold ticket holders journeying to Hollywood and competing for the chance to survive another day. The dog eat dog world of show business isn’t foreign to Idol judges Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban, and Jennifer Lopez, and all of them understand what it takes to [...]
Salt Lake City has never really been considered a hotbed of talent, but maybe that’s because sometimes ignorance rules the day. The American Idol judges had only praise for the singers who auditioned during the show’s stop in the area.
“Yeah, I like performing anywhere, and I’ve always found that the people in Salt Lake [...]
Greg Kinnear (As Good As It Gets, The Matador) is back on television with Rake, a series based on the successful Australian comedy that was created by Peter Duncan. For the American version, Duncan is collaborating with Rescue Me co-creator Peter Tolan, and the series premieres tonight on FOX (9 pm et/pt).
Kinnear stars as [...]
After last season’s literally explosive finale to The Following, there were serious question marks on how the show could top the unrelenting doom that pervaded through all the episodes. Last night’s preview episode of season two also had the onus of “following” the terrific (and eventually bitter) matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the [...]
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After successful runs on the series Nikita and ER, Shane West tries his hand at the horror/thriller genre with Salem. Debuting April 20 for WGN America, West, his series co-stars (Janet Montgomery, Ashley Madekwe, Seth Gabel), and creators Brannon Braga and Adam Simon were [...]
Airing tonight on ABC, the underrated and often misunderstood sitcom THE NEIGHBORS presents an episode that proves there’s not a lot of difference between intergalactic and earthbound parenting when it comes to the Christmas holiday season.
Originally thought by critics to be too ‘high-concept’ to be accepted by TV audiences, THE NEIGHBORS has proven naysayers [...]
Set to debut on HBO early next month, SIX BY SONDHEIM is a celebration of one of musical theater’s brightest lights. Directed by frequent SONDHEIM collaborator (and three-time Tony Award-winner) JAMES LAPINE, the documentary takes an in-depth look at six iconic songs as examined by the composer himself. As varied as they [...]
Following the success of last year’s LADY GAGA Thanksgiving television special, ABC tonight presents LADY GAGA & THE MUPPETS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR. In what promises to be a 90-minute festival of music and mirth, GAGA finds herself in a battle with MISS PIGGY for the affections of KERMIT THE FROG. Along the way, [...]
Premiering tonight on HBO, MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH is a one-man show in which the former boxing heavyweight champion bares all about the ups and downs of his storied life and career. Under the direction of SPIKE LEE, the show comes off as honest and entertaining despite TYSON’S often startling revelations about his [...]
Airing tonight on ABC THE NEIGHBORS is one of the season’s most underrated (and unlikely) hit sitcoms. LENNY VENITO and JAMIE GERTZ play a hapless couple who move their family into a gated New Jersey neighborhood only to find it completely inhabited by a colony of extraterrestrials trying to pass as normal humans. Reminiscent of [...]