TV’s Top 100 Moments In 2011

Every year television produces hits and misses, moments that we talk about around the water cooler or post about on Facebook, standout interviews, embarrassing segments, departures and returns. In other words, TV contains everything in life – marriage, children, comedy, drama, reality – what Zorba the Greek referred to as “the full catastrophe.” In many […]

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Repubs, Dems Can’t Agree on Favorite Shows Either: Study

Republicans and Democrats disagree about so many things, so why not television? New research reveals that members of the two rival factions have markedly different preferences when it comes to the TV shows they watch. Some of the data will come as little or no surprise. In late-night, for example, Democrats prefer “The Daily Show […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: DVDs for Him and Her

For Him Doctor Who Hop in the TARDIS with the Doctor and his companions with ‘Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series,’ now available on Blu-ray and DVD just in time for the holidays. The 6-disc set combines all 13 episodes of the new season from award-winning lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat (Sherlock, The […]

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‘Weeds’ Renewed for 8th Season

Nancy Botwin will be back to sling dope for another year. Showtime has renewed the pot comedy “Weeds” for an eighth season, the network announced Thursday. The 13-episode season will go into production sometime next year. The Jenji Kohan-produced series, which stars Mary-Louise Parker as mother/pot dealer Botwin, aired its seventh-season finale in September. The […]

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‘Curb’ One of the Least Diverse TV Shows for Directors

By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – When it comes to hiring female and minority directors, the ABC sitcom “The Middle” gets a gold star and HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” earns a piece of coal, according to a new report from The Directors Guild of America. The DGA analyzed more than 2,600 episodes produced in […]

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