2016 In Review: Best New Shows

Yes, we are officially in “Peak TV.” According to data shared by FX, there were a staggering 455 scripted original series that aired in 2016, across broadcast, cable and streaming services. With this many options and opportunities, there were many shows that rose to the top. That said, here are my picks for the 5 […]

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Reeve Carney as Dorian Gray on 'Penny Dreadful.' (Showtime)

‘Penny Dreadful’ Post Mortem: Reeve Carney on That Bloody Love Scene

[Spoiler Alert: Only read on if you have watched last night’s episode of “Penny Dreadful.” Plot points discussed ahead.] It’s a pretty normal thing with a show like Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” to find your jaw resting on the ground with some of the things show creator, John Logan, comes up with and puts into his series. However, even […]

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Who Scored Excellent? Who Didn’t? GLAAD Releases 9th Annual Network Responsibility Index

It’s that time of year again when GLAAD releases its annual Network Responsibility Index (its ninth) looking at how television is doing representing the LGBT community. The report looks at original primetime programming on the five broadcast networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, FOX) and 10 cable networks (HBO, MTV, Showtime, ABC Family, TLC, History, A&E, TNT, […]

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Annaleigh Ashford Teases Betty and Helen’s Baby Quest, but Where’s Her Tony Award?

Outside of her usual snappish, direct office charm, it’s been fairly quiet for Betty Dimello thus far on the third season of the Showtime series “Masters Of Sex,” but thankfully that all changes this Sunday when Sarah Silverman returns as Betty’s lover, Helen. While we haven’t seen or heard much about Helen, she and Betty (Annaleigh […]

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Shaping the Ian/Mickey Relationship on ‘Shameless?’ Exec Producer Nancy M. Pimental Explains

The story of Ian Gallagher continues this Sunday on Showtime’s “Shameless” and we’ll see what it’s like for him to deal with life in the real world after being diagnosed as bi-polar. As long-time fans of the show know, the Gallagher’s mother was also bi-polar and it was only a matter of time before the disorder revealed […]

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‘Shameless’ Exclusive: Let’s Celebrate #Gallavich And See What Season 5 Has In Store!

Ian Gallagher and Mickey Milkovich. Who knew one of the longest lasting couples on Showtime’s hit series “Shameless” would be these two, right? But, as the clip given exclusively to XFINITY shows us, there’s much to love about Ian (Cameron Monaghan) and Mickey (Noel Fisher) amidst the fights, gun shots and other violent situations they’ve […]

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