Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence are Partners

Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence make a welcome return to the small screen in the new sitcom Partners which premiers Monday on FX at 9pm with a second episode following immediately afterwards at 9.30. The two play Chicago lawyers Allen Braddock (Grammer) and Marcus Jackson (Lawrence) who through a set [...]

By | August 4th, 2014|0 Comments

CW to show Penn & Teller: Fool Us

In the sea of network mediocrity that is Big Brother, America’s Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance the CW pulls a wonderful surprise on Wednesday at 8pm with the premiere of Penn & Teller: Fool Us. Originally filmed and shown in the UK three years ago for [...]

By | July 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Yes Minister: The best British comedy ever

Yes Minister and the follow up Yes Prime Minister are the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday with the combined 38 episodes available on Hulu Plus. Comedy is a rather subjective matter and what tickles the old funny bone varies from person to person, but for me this is the [...]

By | July 17th, 2014|0 Comments

The Wil Wheaton Project highlights the week ahead

The Syfy channel, which recently achieved the unenviable record of having not a single original series worth watching – Continuum doesn’t count, it’s a Canadian show – will look to rectify that programming error with the premiere of The Wil Wheaton Project at 10pm this Tuesday. The actor, writer and [...]

By | May 26th, 2014|0 Comments

Stephen Fry is at his talented best with panel game QI

Fans of the supremely talented Stephen Fry will be happy to hear that two seasons of his comedy panel game, QI, are currently available on Hulu for free viewing. Now 56 years old, Fry is something on a national treasure in the UK for his incredible wit and intelligence which [...]

By | May 13th, 2014|0 Comments

‘HIMYM’ Ends After 9-Year Run

How I Met Your Mother  ended Monday after nine years on CBS.  To mark the occasion I thought it would be fun to share my top five favorite HIMYM moments: 1. My brother used to (frequently) deliver a judo chop to the back of my neck that would make me see [...]

By | March 31st, 2014|0 Comments

You Gotta See This – The League

Here’s the deal, I watch a lot of TV, one might even say I watch an obscene amount; I watch so much my doctor recently warned me about the health risks, no joke, it happened! Even though I watch so much television there are times when I fail; sometimes I [...]

By | September 13th, 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

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