Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Don’t be fooled by the title of this second-year TNT drama, “Animal Kingdom,” which sounds like a National Geographic documentary on the wild animals of the Serengeti. But the only animals you’ll find in this show are of the two-legged variety who lead...
12 Monkeys

12 Monkeys

Have you ever seen one of those sci-fi movies in which a time traveler from the future is propelled back in time in order to save the world from a cataclysmic event that is about to occur? In other words, altering the course of an historical event so that it never...
Kung-Fu is Back for Season Two

Kung-Fu is Back for Season Two

If you take the circa 1970s TV series, “Kung Fu” (starring David Carradine), and mix it with several recent dystopian shows such as AMC’s “The Walking Dead and TNT’s “Falling Skies”, what would you get? You would have the foundation for AMC’s “Into the Badlands” which...
Long Island Medium Sends Ratings Soaring

Long Island Medium Sends Ratings Soaring

Long Island Medium If ever the literary phrase, “willing suspension of disbelief,” applied to a cable television series, then TLC’s “Long Island Medium” is it! Or, if you’re of a less charitable nature, and you just want to call a spade a spade… well, then, this show...
AMC’s Humans Ratings Triple With DVR Playback

AMC’s Humans Ratings Triple With DVR Playback

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...
Bering Sea Gold Appeals to the Northern Viewers

Bering Sea Gold Appeals to the Northern Viewers

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...