TV Tapas: Should Women Who Aren’t Pregnant Get ‘Me-ternity’ Leave?

Should Women Who Don’t Have Children Get ‘Me-ternity’ Leave? (‘The View’) Random Thoughts… Still reeling from Sunday’s “Game of Thrones.” With all the deaths and other big ol’ moments, it really feels like they’re stepping on the gas pedal. That’s not a complaint. Free Million-Dollar Idea: “Breakdancing with the Stars.” You’re welcome, ABC. Are you […]

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TV: What You Need to Know This Morning

  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NIGHT: “Dancing with the Stars” Fabulous. That’s our one-word review of Monday night’s season premiere of “Dancing with the Stars.” Seriously, despite diminished expectations, we reveled in the hot mess nerves and makeovers of dancing newbies Mischa Barton, Paige VanZant, Jodie Sweetin, Geraldo Rivera and others on opening night.  No one […]

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Michael Weatherly on "NCIS" (Photo: CBS)

‘NCIS’: An Open-and-Shut Case Turns Out to Have Surprising Twists and Turns

Just when it appears that a hit-and-run murder case can be moved to the closed column, Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and his NCIS team are forced to re-open it and re-examine the evidence when the alleged killer’s attorney comes forward with solid proof that her client couldn’t have committed vehicular murder. “It’s just a super solid […]

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From left: Mark Harmon, Sean Murray and Emily Wickersham on "NCIS" (Photo: CBS)

Emily Wickersham Joins ‘NCIS’ Cast as Series Regular

That was fast. The newest member of the “NCIS” team is on deck and ready to be deployed. Emily Wickersham is joining “NCIS” as a series regular, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 19, CBS announced Monday. [xfinity-record-button id=”8098311490844526112″ program_type=”series”] Wickersham plays NSA Analyst Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop, “a mysterious mixture of analytic brilliance, fierce determination and idealism who […]

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