• No 'Rhyme' Or Reason: 'Bone Collector' Is Bone-Headed
    The New York cops seen in "Lincoln Rhyme" bear no resemblance to the men and women of the NYPD.
  • Depressing 'Outsider' Is No Way To Start The New Year
    The overall mood of the show is akin to attending a very long funeral.
  • Like Howard Beale, Ricky Gervais Is Mad As Hell
    In the coverage of Gervais's remarks afterward, various comments were cited for the attention they drew or, in some cases, did not draw.
  • NBC's 'Playlist': Attack Of The Singing Pod People
    "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" does not really know what it wants to be. Is it a lighthearted musical-comedy or a straight-up tragedy?
  • 'Creek'-y Series Beats The Odds, Survives For Sixth Season
    One of the biggest surprises about "Schitt's Creek" is that it is still around some five years after its premiere in February 2015.
  • How Dull Is TV Now? We Are Literally Watching Paint Dry
    TV today has a knack for turning the mundane into entertainment -- or at least it attempts to do this.
  • Fox's 'Deputy' Dogged By Exaggeration, Unreality
    Premiering this week on Fox, "Deputy" is drama by exaggeration. Every action and reaction is played to the utmost.
  • What Was The Year's Best Show? It's Gotta Be 'Sammy' On PBS
    When all is said and done, the best TV show of 2019, as reflected in the reviews published here, was a PBS documentary.
  • 'Mars' A Pan: Thumbs Down For These Duds In 2019
    Looking back at the review columns that appeared here in 2019, the tally of pans outnumbered raves by a ratio of almost 2-1.
  • Laugh Out Loud Funny: The Legends We Lost In 2019
    Should auld acquaintance be forgot? Not on your life -- especially when remembering the TV immortals who died in 2019.
« Previous EntriesNext Entries »