ABC has potential winner in Forever

One of the joys of watching an awful lot of television is that every now and again you get blindsided by a show that you have no expectations for and yet is thoroughly entertaining. Such is the case with Forever, the new ABC drama that stars Ioan Gruffudd, Alana de [...]

By | August 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Watch this (week of March 31)

SUNDAY It’s back! As “Game of Thrones” (9 p.m., HBO) kicks off its third season, Daenerys continues her quest for a ship, and Jon Snow finally meets the legendary Mance Ryder. But my favorite part of the show: Peter Dinklage's portrayal of Tyrion Lannister. If you’re a fan of “The [...]

By | March 30th, 2013|0 Comments

Watch this (week of Oct. 28)

This week, it’s all about the World Series, which airs at 5 p.m. on Fox today and, if necessary, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. And on “Monday Night Football,” the 49ers face the Cardinals in Arizona. If you aren’t a sports fan, though, there are a few other highlights. SUNDAY My [...]

By | October 28th, 2012|0 Comments

Should you join ‘Revolution’?

To kick off the fall TV season, I thought I’d take a look at one new series, a couple returning favorites and what I’m most looking forward to watching next week. New show: “Revolution” (10 p.m. Monday, NBC) was one of two shows I was most looking forward to watching. [...]

By | September 21st, 2012|0 Comments

Watch this (week of May 6)

This week is a busy one for season finales, so here’s a look at some shows that are ending (for now): SUNDAY “The Amazing Race” (8 p.m., CBS) ends with a two-hour finale.  MONDAY Martha Stewart guest-stars on “2 Broke Girls,” (8 p.m., CBS) as Max and Caroline try to [...]

By | May 6th, 2012|0 Comments

Watch this (week of April 29)

After a few weeks of high-profile returns and new-series debuts, I can't find much to get excited about this week, other than new episodes of all the old stand-bys, and the season finale of "The Good Wife"... which only means I'll have to wait months before it's back. Nevertheless, here's [...]

By | April 29th, 2012|0 Comments

Watch this (week of Feb. 19)

SUNDAY Springfield is finally fed up, and the town banishes Homer and clan as “The Simpsons” marks its 500th episode (8 p.m., Fox). (As one of the longest-running shows ever, it's a wonder the town put up with Homer and Bart this long.) Also Sunday, the 20th (!) season of [...]

By | February 19th, 2012|0 Comments

Shows to savor

TV and food...two things I love. So naturally, I sometimes think in ways that combine the two. Here's a sampling of what's on my TV menu these days. Appetizers: These shows aren’t the main course, but rather something you can watch when you don’t want something too heavy. Maybe you [...]

By | November 2nd, 2011|1 Comment

Watch this (TV for Mon. 5/17)

Turn off your brain so "Gossip Girl" will be easier to watch.

By | May 17th, 2010|0 Comments

‘Law and Order’ canceled, ‘Chuck,’ ‘V’ renewed

A quick look at what's been canceled, what's been renewed for fall.

By | May 14th, 2010|0 Comments

Watch this (TV for Mon. 5/3)

Turn off your brain, especially if you watch "Gossip Girl."

By | May 3rd, 2010|2 Comments