Hallmark Holiday Movies Lift Spirits and Ratings

Hallmark Holiday Movies Lift Spirits and Ratings

“Heart-warming”, “holiday cheer” and “family hearth” are expressions that haven’t come to mind recently given our last few blogs on the “Walking Dead”, “Sons of Anarchy” and the “Vikings”....
“Vikings” Slash Their Way to Large Ratings

“Vikings” Slash Their Way to Large Ratings

The term, “Viking,” conjures up all sorts of popular, modern-day images, such as long boats carrying flaxen-haired barbaric warriors replete with horned helmets, wooden shields and very sharp swords. And had you the misfortune to find yourself housed in...
Those Housewives are for Real

Those Housewives are for Real

Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com I won’t say television has gone overboard with franchises and brand extensions, but things have gotten a little more aggressive than when I was growing up. Back then, for example, we watched “All in the Family”, with...