New On DVD This Week: Fringe, Midsomer Murders, Community, The Entitled

Fringe The mystery of the universe deepens and two worlds collide with the release of ‘Fringe‘: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray. The critically acclaimed third season of TV’s most thrilling sci-fi series features 22 mind-bending episodes with over three hours of brand new special features, including a Blu-ray exclusive featurette and free download offer […]

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Not Every New Show Is Ratings Winner For Networks

By David Bauder, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – What do ABC’s “Off the Map,” NBC’s “America’s Next Great Restaurant” and CBS’ “Chaos” have in common? It won’t be longevity, based on last week’s Nielsen Co. ratings. Every television season has more failures than successes, and these new shows appear to be misses. The medical […]

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Mystery for ‘Criminal Minds’ Spinoff: Where’d the Viewers Go?

Investigate this, Forest Whitaker: Where did one-quarter of the audience go for your new CBS series “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior”? The “Criminal Minds” spinoff – in which Whitaker heads up an FBI investigative unit specializing in criminal behavior and psychological profiling – drew 9.606 million viewers in its second outing Wednesday night on CBS, according […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘Survivor: Redemption Island‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** This edition of ‘Survivor’ will feature a new twist when, for the first time, castaways who have been eliminated from the game will have an opportunity to seek redemption and return for a chance to win the million dollar prize. Each week at Tribal […]

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CBS Exec Talks Sheen, Harmon and a ‘Criminal’ Shake-up

The CBS session at the Television Critics press tour didn’t exactly make a “Big Bang” Friday, but CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler did address a range of current affairs at the network, from Charlie Sheen’s boozin’ to potentially losin’ Mark Harmon. Here are the highlights of the network executive’s press conference with TV reporters: On […]

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Winter TV Premieres: The Welcome Back Kids

The winter television season signifies a time of change. Some fall favorites will have disappeared (“The Good Guys,” “Undercovers“), others will have changed time slots (“Fringe,” “30 Rock,” “Blue Bloods“), still others are coming back after way too much time off (“Parks & Recreation,” for instance), and then there are the new shows. Midseason is […]

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‘West Wing’ Alum Joins ‘Criminal’ Spin-Off

‘Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior‘ just landed their top FBI guy. Richard Schiff of ‘The West Wing‘ (and last season’s short-lived ‘Past Life‘) has been cast in the recurring role of FBI director Jack Fickler, according to EW. ‘Criminal Minds’ Star to Pull Double Duty Schiff joins previously announced cast members Forest Whitaker and Janeane Garofalo […]

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