Lucy Lawless’ ‘Spartacus’: Blood, Sex and a Rockin’ Yarn

Lucy Lawless has been at the center of a whirlwind of promotional activity trying to make everyone aware that her provocative new series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” premieres Friday on Starz. The former “Xena: Warrior Princess” star was in Pasadena at the Television Critics Association winter press tour Saturday, where she chatted a bit with […]

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‘Grey’s’ Preview: A New Twist in Derek’s Journey

Would the New York Yankees want to brave the World Series sans Jeter, A-Rod and Posada, three of their most tried-and-true starters? Not a chance. But when faced with a similar situation, Shonda Rhimes saw opportunity, not an obstacle. With T.R. Knight not returning this season, Ellen Pompeo slated for maternity leave and Katherine Heigl […]

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Glee: The Myths And Mirth of TV’s Cult Fave

It can happen when a TV show breaks out even before the second episode airs – especially when the pilot runs in the spring, and viewers have all summer to speculate and spread rumors Indeed, there’s naturally a bit misinformation that surrounds Fox’s “Glee,” a new musical comedy series from “Nip/Tuck” producer Ryan Murphy that […]

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‘Intervention’ Leads TV’s Fascination With Recovery

After four years and 105 episodes, A&E’s “Intervention” enters its fifth September (the new season starts Monday, September 14), which is National Recovery Month, having chronicled 138 life-or-death confrontations between wrought-out family members and friends, and the hopelessly – or so it often seems – addicted loved ones they’re trying to save. Among those who’ve […]

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A Guide To “The Vampire Diaries”

If you’ve taken stock of what’s happening on TV sets and movie screens lately, you’ll realize a common theme – vampires have invaded. Over the past year the resurgence of the vampire drama has become so ubiquitous, that it was only a matter of time before a non-cable network jumped on the fang wagon; which […]

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Meet The 7 Sexy New Residents Of ‘Melrose Place’

All of us remember, and relish, the naughtiest nighttime soap of the ’90s, aka ‘Melrose Place‘ – with Heather Locklear vamping it up, a pre-‘Desperate Housewives‘ Marcia Cross blowing up the complex, and enough drama to…well, bring the show back. After last season’s successful reboot of ‘Beverly Hills 90210,’ the CW is returning to the […]

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