TV

Al Jazeera America Just Launched. Fox and MSNBC Should Worry.
August 21, 2013

Al Jazeera America’s first day of television programming began with an hour of self-promotion so urgent that it played like an episode of “The Newsroom,” a passionate condemnation of every other media outlet and a paean to its own righteousness.

Against Antiheroes
It's time to retire television's most overused buzzword
August 17, 2013

It's time to retire television's most overused buzzword.

Larry King's Post-CNN Career Will Surprise You
August 14, 2013

Is anyone still watching Larry King, who has been stubbornly industrious in the months since his nostalgic farewell to viewers on CNN?

Larry David Keeps Playing Himself, and It's Getting Old
August 12, 2013

Larry David might look like a new agey Moses in his HBO movie Clear History, which premiered Saturday night, but somehow the wild facial hair and flowing pants only serve to make him seem more like Larry David.

Mitch McConnell's New Ad Makes Him Look Like Hendrix at Woodstock
August 09, 2013

Mitch McConnell may be having troubles on the campaign manager front—you'd rather have someone in that role who isn't telling people he is "holding [his] nose" working for you. But say this for McConnell—he's got an ace ad-maker at his side.

The True Anti-Hero of 'Breaking Bad' Isn't Walter White
Sexual politics and the bad wife
August 08, 2013

Breaking Bad's exhilarating sexual politics.

Aaron Sorkin: Chris Christie Has the Most Dramatic Potential
August 05, 2013

As news of CNN and NBC's dueling Hillary Clinton projects broke and season two of "The Newsroom" hurtled through treatises on Occupy Wall Street and Joseph Kony, we got in touch with the show's creator, Aaron Sorkin, to chat about the way TV drama ha

Chris Christie's TV Hits Are Not Rehabbing New Jersey's Image
July 30, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently announced he had just finished filming a cameo on Michael J. Fox’s upcoming NBC sitcom, “The Michael J. Fox Show,” which premieres in September.

Stop Treating Sex Scandal Press Conferences Like Couples Therapy
July 24, 2013

Last night, networks tackled the Weiner redemption tour with the breathlessness of news crews still giddy from the fumes of the royal baby beat.

The Evolution of the TV Lawyer
July 23, 2013

How the prototypical TV lawyer has changed throughout the ages.

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