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Exile features superior acting in a three-part series

We’re fresh from an excellent holiday week, which is always a good excuse to catch up on various shows on the old DVR. The Doctor Who 50th anniversary viewed multiple times and truth be told not bad. A quibble here and there, but still fairly epic although it reinforced to [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Collins and Shaw go Gently into the night

I find myself profoundly sad at the news that actor Lewis Collins has passed away following a five-year battle with cancer. Strange that the death of someone I have never met and knew only from his television and movie career would have such an impact. For a certain generation of [...]

By | December 3rd, 2013|0 Comments

Car TV Part II – Dallas Car Sharks

Car TV Part II – Dallas Car Sharks (Velocity 8:30 PM Tuesdays) This program follows four car dealers in Dallas; each week they go to an auction, buy a car, fix it up and sell it for a profit.  There’s a bit of drama in the form of friendly rivalries [...]

By | September 6th, 2013|0 Comments

My TV Picks September 2 – 8

TV Scoop readers it is with great excitement that I declare the fall TV premiere season is upon us; this week and next offer just a smattering of premieres but the following weeks will bring a torrent of new programs and returning favorites.  This month also marks the end of [...]

By | September 3rd, 2013|0 Comments

Better Viewing Through Technology – TV Forecast

When I was a kid there were three ways to find out what was on TV; the Sunday newspaper, the TV Guide, and my mom. These days I manage to remember the listings after the newspaper has been recycled, I haven’t seen a TV Guide in years (though I do [...]

By | August 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Top 6 TV pairings

In honor of the return of “Breaking Bad” tonight, I thought I’d take a look at some of TV’s top pairings. Whether it’s a love affair, family bond, friendship or two people on opposite sides of the law, these couples provide the foundations of their shows. Without them, the shows [...]

By | August 11th, 2013|0 Comments

Watch this (week of July 28)

SUNDAY After a lengthy absence, “Unforgettable” (9 p.m., CBS) returns for its second season, with Carrie joining a high-profile crimes unit and investigating  a kidnapping. On “Crossing Lines” (10 p.m., NBC) , the team also investigates an abduction, although in this case, it’s not a child but Hickman who’s taken. [...]

By | July 27th, 2013|0 Comments

Emmy nominations announced

The Emmy nominations were announced Thursday. While I have no idea which way Emmy voters will go, there are a lot of great nominations – and, of course, a couple of favorites missing from the list. A look at the major categories: Drama series:    “Breaking Bad”(AMC); “Downton Abbey” (PBS);“Game [...]

By | July 18th, 2013|0 Comments

Watch this (week of June 23)

SUNDAY New series “Crossing Lines” (9 p.m., NBC)  stars William Fichtner as a former police officer who joins in the global search for a serial killer. “Mad Men” (9 p.m., AMC) ends for the season. Lifetime brings back “Drop Dead Diva” (9 p.m.), before premiering new series “Devious Maids.” (Title [...]

By | June 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Watch this (week of June 9)

SUNDAY Will top nominees“Kinky Boots” or “Matilda the Musical” sweep the “Tony Awards” (8 p.m., CBS)? Find out tonight. Neil Patrick Harris hosts. A new alien species arrives; Tom and Anne deal with her pregnancy; and Hal has some disturbing nightmares as “Falling Skies” (8 p.m., TNT) returns with back-to-back [...]

By | June 9th, 2013|0 Comments

What’s on this summer?

What I’m most looking forward to as the summer season kicks in to high gear:  “Breaking Bad” and “Burn Notice” start their final seasons, “True Blood” returns, and the Stephen King miniseries “Under the Dome” premieres. Also, on USA, fans get to see what happens after The Kiss on both [...]

By | May 31st, 2013|0 Comments

Watch this (week of May 26)

Hopefully, you're out enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, because it's not looking too sunny out there in TV land. Here's a look at what networks are offering up this week: SUNDAY There are a couple of bright spots on Sunday. HBO premieres its high-profile movie “Behind the Candelabra” (9 p.m., [...]

By | May 25th, 2013|0 Comments