With her ridiculous non-scoop about Donald Trump's 2005 tax return this week, holier-than-thou Rachel Maddow proved she is just like everybody else in news media today -- hungry for ratings and willing to undertake any means necessary to get them.
With Mr. T and Charo both competing in the new, upcoming "Dancing With the Stars" on ABC, this 24th edition of the show simply cannot miss.
TV news has finally accomplished the goal toward which it has been heading for its entire history: It is now a full-blown satire of itself.
It doesn't take a genius to come to the conclusion that the "Big Bang Theory" spinoff CBS announced Monday is a billion-dollar idea. It was one of the most concise news releases to come out of a major TV network in recent memory.
According to the way the residents of a fictional South Carolina town are depicted in the show, Southerners are anti-Semitic and homophobic, they drink and smoke, and they love guns. They are also incestuous and stupid.
Which is more surprising -- the fact that total daily viewing time on YouTube is poised to surpass all of U.S. TV, or the suggestion that YouTube isn't profitable yet, despite its ubiquity?
At the moment, "My 600-lb Life" is one of the most conspicuous oddities on TV -- one of those shows that seems as if it's always on.
One week you're watching the characters in a donut shop debate new donut varieties, and a few weeks later you're seeing a sitcom-style debate about Chicago police tactics, stop-and-frisk, racial-profiling and a phenomenon identified by one character as "unconscious bias." This is what's in store for you if you choose to watch the fledgling CBS sitcom called "Superior Donuts" next Monday night at 9 Eastern.
It was often said of Robert Osborne that he had what might have been the best job in television. In many ways, TCM was unique -- a showcase for classic movies on basic cable that has so far resisted the temptation to disrupt its content with commercials.
Do we begin by examining Schwarzenegger's characterization that he's "quitting" the show, or start with a discussion of the show itself, which scored low ratings on opening night and has gone downhill ever since?