28 TV Specials, Marathons and Thanksgiving–Themed Episodes

By Jethro Nededog Pull on your elastic-waist jeans and plant yourself on the couch: It’s Thanksgiving week! TheWrap has scoured the week’s television listings for the most holiday-propriate of the week’s specials, marathons and themed episodes possible. Sure, there’s the usual suspects like “Rudolph,” Charlie Brown, The Muppets and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. See video: […]

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New On DVD/Blu-ray This Week: Glee, The Hunger Games, Community, Dexter, Dalziel & Pascoe

Glee Season 3 of the electrifying, award-winning series ‘Glee‘ finds the Gleeks headed for Nationals – and graduation! As younger members join New Directions, others are about to begin exciting, if uncertain, lives outside it. Featuring some of television’s most enthralling song and dance numbers, including memorable hits from the legendary Michael Jackson, Glee continues […]

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New On DVD This Week: Breaking Bad, Pretty Little Liars, White Collar, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Breaking Bad ‘Breaking Bad‘ Season 4 is the most shocking and explosive season yet and is now available on Blu-ray and DVD. Chemistry teacher Walter White’s dark transformation to full-blown criminal reaches new lethal heights as this battle of wits with vicious drug kingpin Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito, ‘Once Upon a Time’)  continues. Bryan Cranston, […]

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Repubs, Dems Can’t Agree on Favorite Shows Either: Study

Republicans and Democrats disagree about so many things, so why not television? New research reveals that members of the two rival factions have markedly different preferences when it comes to the TV shows they watch. Some of the data will come as little or no surprise. In late-night, for example, Democrats prefer “The Daily Show […]

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New History Channel Entry in TV’s Collectible Craze

TV is continuing its love of old things with a new History Channel show called “Real Deal.” The show, announced Tuesday and set to premiere Friday, Nov. 25, at 9/8c, will have dealers in antiques and collectibles evaluating old things brought to them by ordinary people. The show extends a trend that has been widespread […]

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New On DVD This Week: Robotech, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, SilverHawks

Robotech Long before the current live action Transformers franchise took over the box office and introduced giant alien robots to a new generation, there was a sweeping animated sci-fi epic that delivered “mecha” to the masses: ‘Robotech.’ Arriving on U.S. airwaves in the mid-80s via syndication, the legendary space opera – one of the very […]

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It’s a Golden Age for American History on TV

Have you noticed how much American history is on the air right now? First and foremost are all those shows about second-hand stuff – particularly the shows such as “American Pickers” and “Pawn Stars” on History Channel that reveal the histories of the collectible objects they encounter. Then there are all the military history shows, […]

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