Gideon Raff brings Tyrant to FX

Back in 2010 the extremely talented Israeli director and writer Gideon Raff created a television drama series called Prisoners of War. The show, which Raff also wrote and directed, went on to become Israel’s highest rated drama of all time and spawned a US adaptation, the highly acclaimed and multiple [...]

By | June 23rd, 2014|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 Sept. 30)

Remember when all the good shows were on Sunday? This week is another of those times, with several favorites returning:  “Once Upon a Time,” (8 p.m., ABC); “Revenge,” (9 p.m., ABC); “The Good Wife,” (9 p.m., CBS) and “The Mentalist,” (10 p.m., CBS). Fox is also relaunching most of its [...]

By | September 30th, 2012|0 Comments

Emmy winners and losers

If you’re a fan of “Modern Family” or “Homeland,” your hands were probably sore from all that clapping Sunday night. If you’re not, well… the Emmys gave you ample opportunities to leave the room to grab snacks or refresh your beverage. The dominance was telegraphed early. With four of the [...]

By | September 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

When your shows will return

September is a busy month on TV. While this is the time of year when attention focuses on all those bright and shiny new shows the networks are hoping you will watch, most of us are more eagerly awaiting the return of old favorites. So when will your favorite show [...]

By | September 1st, 2012|0 Comments