by Adam Buckman on Dec 31, 9:40 AM
For five seasons, "Downton Abbey" has been one of the rarest things in the world -- a TV series that is damn near perfect.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 30, 12:21 PM
The season premiere had everything we have come to expect from "American Idol" -- right up until a surprise appearance by Kanye West ruined the entire experience and the show.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 29, 12:00 PM
Somehow, they were bigger then. That's how we remember the stars of TV past who came into our homes before cable and the Internet caused audiences to fragment into little bits and basically blew the TV business all to hell.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 28, 12:14 PM
I have nothing against critics coming out in praise of great TV shows, but the blanket labeling of the current TV era as a new "Golden Age" is ludicrous.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 24, 9:12 AM
When Trump announced his candidacy, the future looked golden for TV columnists. From his sweeping generalization about the criminal intentions of Mexican immigrants, and the Trump phenomenon just snowballed from there.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 23, 11:52 AM
Why is the title of the first episode of the upcoming series reboot the same as Adolf Hitler's autobiography -- one of the most reviled books in human history?
by Adam Buckman on Dec 22, 11:18 AM
Any doubts that President Obama aspires to be Comedian in Chief have been dispelled by the announcement that he'll be a guest on "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," Jerry Seinfeld's Crackle Series, next week.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 21, 12:00 PM
David Letterman's farewell was sentimental. Brian Williams' flameout was spectacular. So which one was the best TV story of 2015? I'll call it even.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 18, 12:05 PM
The GOP debates were a great example of live-event programming -- riveting, must-see TV that was resistant to DVR'ing and time-shifted viewing: drama, reality show and comedy rolled into one.
by Adam Buckman on Dec 17, 11:51 AM
It's rare for a star entertainer to be top-billed on two prime-time TV shows on different networks at the same time -- but Jennifer Lopez is about to achieve it.