TV’s Top 100 Moments In 2011

Every year television produces hits and misses, moments that we talk about around the water cooler or post about on Facebook, standout interviews, embarrassing segments, departures and returns. In other words, TV contains everything in life – marriage, children, comedy, drama, reality – what Zorba the Greek referred to as “the full catastrophe.” In many […]

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‘Rescue Me’ Series Finale Will Conclude on Hopeful Note

Despite Tommy Gavin’s (Denis Leary) mantra that “there are no happy endings,” the upcoming series finale of “Rescue Me” promises to be more uplifting than depressing. But that wasn’t always the case. Series co-creator/co-executive producer Peter Tolan said he and co-creator/star Leary initially contemplated going out on a less positive note. One concept had Tommy […]

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Where the Bros Are: A Guide to TV’s Top 10 Male-Bonding Shows

Let’s face it. Even during its heyday, “Sex and the City” was never high on the list of must-see programming for a lot of guys. And it wasn’t simply because of the fear that their girlfriends/wives would ask them to buy all the expensive Manolo Blahniks. It was a “No Boys Allowed” sort of show […]

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The Not-So-Good Guys (And Women): Your Guide To TV’s Best Anti-Heroes

There was a time when it was easy to tell heroes from villains on television. Good guys had white hats. Bad guys had black hats. Good guys always wanted to save the world. Bad guys wanted to run it. Good guys got the cute girl. Bad guys got the scary henchman. However, the times aren’t […]

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‘Rescue Me’ The Final Season Begins Tonight

Tommy Gavin has been haunted by many ghosts throughout the seven years of “Rescue Me,” but none have loomed larger than the Twin Towers. When the FX series returns for its seventh and final season Wednesday, Gavin (Denis Leary) will be trying to cope with the ten-year anniversary of 9/11. And, as is his way, […]

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As the End Begins For ‘Rescue Me,’ Its’ Co-Creator Reflects On the Show’s Legacy

The FX drama “Rescue Me” has received plenty of critical praise during its seven-season run, racking up big ratings and award nominations for its tales about a group of New York fireman dealing with life after 9/11. However, it wasn’t until co-creator/executive producer Peter Tolan learned that his show was going the same route as […]

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