New On DVD This Week: Glee, The Good Wife, Grey’s Anatomy, Fringe, The Big Bang Theory

Glee The breakout smash hit ‘Glee‘ follows an optimistic teacher (Matthew Morrison) who – against all odds and a malicious cheerleading coach – inspires McKinley High’s Glee Club to conquer the world one singing competition at a time. The show also stars Lea Michele, Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Jessalyn Gilsig, Jayma Mays, Kevin McHale, Cory […]

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‘The League’ Returns Bigger, Badder and Even ‘More Raunchy’

If you have even a passing familiarity with fantasy football leagues, you know how heated things can get as a gang of guys (and the occasional gal) vie for the prize. Rivalries are formed, names are called, underhanded tactics are employed…. And FX’s ‘The League’ has all the nastiness covered. ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’: […]

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What To Watch: Thursday

TOP PICK: ‘The Apprentice‘ (9pm ET on NBC) **Season Premiere** Sixteen candidates, all affected by the economic crisis, arrive in New York City for a 13-week job interview with Donald Trump. Trump divides them into teams and tasks them with creating a modern workspace. A fight breaks out on one team, and on the other […]

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Commentary: How Low Can TV Go?

A funny thing about the lowest common denominator: it keeps getting lower. So when Glenn Beck compares the Democratic efforts for health care reform to the attacks on 9/11, should that really surprise anyone? Or when David Letterman announces that he slept with various staff members during his tenure as ‘Late Show’ host, thus cheating […]

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Q&A — Paul Scheer from “The League”

If you were in a fantasy league for comedy performers, the talent behind the new FX comedy ‘The League’ might make you a contender. The lineup for the show – which premieres Thursday and showcases the foibles and machinations of a group of fantasy-football-obsessed dudes — starts with creator Jeff Schaffer. After show-running ‘Seinfeld,’ it […]

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