Report Card: Grading This Season’s Drama Premieres

The television audience has spoken.  While this season’s new shows got all the hype, a lot more people tuned in to the season premieres of the shows they already know and love.  So which drama series came back better than ever and which need to do a little extra credit?  Grades were assigned based on […]

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Gay TV Characters On The Rise: ABC Tops List, CBS In Last

According to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s 15th annual “Where We Are on TV” report, the number of gay or lesbian characters appearing on scripted broadcast series increased 3.9 percent for the coming season – or 23 out of some 600 characters. The previous year-to-year gain reported by GLAAD had been 3 percent. […]

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Eek, It’s Premiere Week! 6 Secrets For Surviving The Onslaught

‘Tis the time of year that TV lovers lick their lips over yet also approach with some sense of dread: premiere week. In years past, the networks staggered their launches to a greater degree. But this fall, they have by and large returned to an old-school schedule in which everyone (save for early bird The […]

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‘Brothers & Sisters’ Season 5 Preview: Nora’s New Job! Kitty’s New Man?

ABC’s ‘Brothers & Sisters‘ is the latest television series to jump forward in time. The September 26 season premiere of the family drama will pick up the Walker family a year after the devastating car crash that ended last May’s season finale.  With two of the show’s stars, Rob Lowe (Robert) and Emily VanCamp (Rebecca), […]

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Fall TV Premiere Dates: Mark Your Calendar!

Could it be? The new fall TV season is here! The new cycle of shows arrives with an early-September trickle, and then really makes itself known the week of September 20, when more than 60 (!) premieres hit the smaller screen. Is your DVR preemptively weeping? Remember, you can watch many of your favorite shows […]

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