Goodbye Breaking Bad

Several years ago I was the best man at my brother’s wedding, I wrote a speech and practiced it in front of the mirror enough times I thought I would be ready when the moment arrived, instead, when I was handed the microphone I got out about three words and [...]

By | September 30th, 2013|0 Comments

My TV Picks September 9 – 15

As I mentioned last week, we are at the slow beginning of the fall TV premiere season; the following are my picks for new shows this week. Sons of Anarchy (FX 10 PM Tuesday) Bikers, drugs, thugs and Charlie Hunnam, what more could we want?  I enjoy this program for [...]

By | September 10th, 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

My TV Picks August 26 – September 1

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (Food Network, 9:30 PM Monday) Local legend Guy Fieri travels the country looking for great food at reasonable prices, I am a regular viewer, and I make episodes like this week’s that feature Bay Area restaurants a top priority; if it weren't for DDD I would [...]

By | August 26th, 2013|0 Comments

Watch This Weekend 8/23 – 8/25

Friday - We Were There: The March On Washington – An Oral History (CNN, 10 PM). If you want to hear about real life drama, sacrifice, courage and commitment, tune in for firsthand accounts of event organizers and participants.  I watched CNN’s recent program on Richard Nixon and found it [...]

By | August 23rd, 2013|0 Comments

My TV Picks August 19 – 25

Fantomworks, (Discovery, 10PM Monday) Full disclosure, I am a “car guy” and this program is great if you, like me, love cars; the cool thing is if you aren’t much of a car person this show is still pretty good. Fantomworks, unlike many programs of this ilk, is not full [...]

By | August 19th, 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

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

Good news for ‘Dead’ fans

Finally. Cablevision and AMC have reached a deal with Dish Network. As I've lamented over the past weeks, the ongoing lawsuit meant Dish subscribers (of which I'm one) had to miss last week's premiere of "The Walking Dead." "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad" fans, too, were left without access to [...]

By | October 21st, 2012|0 Comments

Top 8 summer 2012 TV shows to watch

Not too long ago, summer used to be the place where TV reruns would live, along with lots of lame basic cable (and premium-channel) dreck that was barely watchable. Then that changed as shows like The Sopranos, Mad Men and others all gained big followings and ran whenever their networks [...]

By | July 12th, 2012|0 Comments

SAG award TV nominees

The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominations, including for TV. Among them: Drama ensemble: HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire,” AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” CBS’ “The Good Wife” and Showtime’s “Dexter." Comedy ensemble: “Modern Family,” “The Office,” “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “Glee.” If I were to pick [...]

By | December 14th, 2011|0 Comments