Live from the Red Carpet

Live from the Red Carpet

You can always depend on E! to take the chill out of February with two of the hottest TV award ceremonies of the year: the 59th Grammy Awards on the 12th, and the granddaddy of ‘em all, the 89th Academy Awards, better known as “The Oscars”, on the 26th. For over 20...
AMC’s Humans

AMC’s Humans

Humans I can’t think of a better title than the one given to the AMC series, “Humans,” which returns for a second season on February 13th, 2017. The show rattles our conception of our own humanity by juxtaposing highly sophisticated androids (or “synths” for synthetic...
It’s a Dog’s Life

It’s a Dog’s Life

It’s a Dog’s Life I am probably not the best candidate to write about the upcoming 141st Westminster Kennel Dog Show, which is not to say I have no interest or affection for dogs. Actually, I love them… and I grew up with one of the sweetest (and cutest) Yellow...
This Show Has Gone To The Dogs

This Show Has Gone To The Dogs

Puppy Bowl XIII Rooting for the underdog has always been an American tradition. But Animal Planet’s decision to mix puppies with football on Super Bowl Sunday has created quite a dilemma for the average American: Which adorable puppy “underdog” do we root for? In what...
Gold Ahoy!

Gold Ahoy!

Bering Sea Gold Discovery Channel’s “Bering Sea Gold”, which begins its 8th season on February 1st, is one of several brawny, tough-guy reality shows set in the (shivering) State of Alaska. Indeed, we’ve covered at least half a dozen of them in this space, but the two...
Colonials Are Coming

Colonials Are Coming

Colony USA’s “Colony” – a dystopian drama that returns for a second season on January 12th – borrows elements from at least two other shows we’ve written about in this space. One is AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” set in downtown Los Angeles; the other TNT’s “Falling...