The Sky Has Fallen

The Sky Has Fallen

What do you get when you take the Minutemen of Lexington & Concord and transport them into the future where they need to retreat from a post-apocalyptic Boston, which has been conquered by creepy space aliens? Yep… “Falling Skies,” TNT’s mega-hit sci-fi drama...
The BET Awards

The BET Awards

A Jewel in the BET Crown This June 28th marks the 15th Annual BET Awards, established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Network to honor African Americans and other minorities in various fields of entertainment, including acting, music and sports. And, if ever there...
The Last Ship

The Last Ship

Last June we wrote about how, “Cable Cures the Summertime Blues,” documenting the now familiar viewing pattern that occurs after the May sweep when broadcasters turn to repeat programming while ad-supported cable launches entirely new programs; premieres new episodes...
Murder in the First

Murder in the First

Police procedurals are an old television staple, and police procedurals set against the San Francisco Cityscape have been done as well (anyone remember “Streets of San Francisco”?), but there aren’t too many San Fran-based police procedurals that take an entire season...
Tyrant

Tyrant

Given its Middle Eastern setting and (at least) vague resemblance to the Assad Brothers of Syria, it would be tempting to find parallels between FX’s, “Tyrant,” and the headline-making geo-political events that seem to grip that part of the globe practically every...