Dan Harmon and the Rise of the Woe-Is-Me Comedy Tour
February 25, 2013

Fired from your TV show? Just take your complaints on the road—for laughs, and of course money.

Made in America, Funded by Communists
China's English-language CCTV News expands its U.S. presence—from inside the nation's capital
February 20, 2013

China's English-language CCTV News expands its U.S. presence—from inside the nation's capital.

Downton's Third Act
Is the British Soap Stuck?
February 16, 2013

This season of "Downton Abbey" has had prostitutes, jilted brides, and tragic death. So why does it feel like nothing's happened?

Kevin Spacey's Leading-Man Problem
The star of the 13-hour "House of Cards" is as impenetrable as ever
February 05, 2013

Laura Bennett watched thirteen hours of "House of Cards" in one weekend. The show is haunting, but Kevin Spacey's performance left her cold.

The Spies Next Door
"The Americans" is a Cold War Thriller for Our More Ambiguous Age
January 30, 2013

"The Americans," a new show about KGB spies undercover in America, will have you rooting for the enemy.

Bad TV: A Love Letter
"TGS" is terrible. That's one reason "30 Rock" is awesome.
January 30, 2013

"30 Rock" will be remembered, above all, as a love letter to bad TV.

'Parade’s End': Ford Madox Ford’s Masterpiece Comes to the Screen
'Downton Abbey' for grown-ups
January 27, 2013

Imagine the production values of “Downton Abbey,” but aimed at a grown-up audience.

Katie Couric's Daytime Talk Show Desperately Needed Manti Te'o
The identity crisis of "Katie."
January 25, 2013

Her show flailing, Katie Couric must have hoped for a Sarah Palin moment when she interviewed Manti Te'o. She didn't get one. 

We'll Always Have Denver
November 29, 2012

Romney's chief strategist tries to argue that the Romney campaign was about something. Nice try.

Why Romney Is Buying Ads in Minnesota
October 26, 2012

It's probably a bid for Wisconsin and momentum.