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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

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

Watch this (week of March 25)

For me, this week is more about counting down… only seven days until the premiere of “Game of Thrones” on HBO. I'll be watching the usual new episodes of "New Girl," "Community," etc... But if you want something a little different: SUNDAY The critically acclaimed “Mad Men” returns to AMC [...]

By | March 25th, 2012|0 Comments

5 good TV moms… and 5 bad ones

While raising their broods, quintessential moms Carol Brady, Marion Cunningham and June Cleaver remained upbeat, sometimes crossing over into downright perky. But that might be owed only partially to solid maternal instincts and more to a lack of those instincts being seriously tested. I mean, was the insincere Eddie Haskell [...]

By | December 26th, 2011|0 Comments

Mad Men? Definitely!

OMG! Must See! Mad Men:  So, apparently, I've been living under a rock and missing this amazing show.  Mad Men is set in the 1960s in New York City--Madison Avenue, specifically. It focuses on the lives of the power hungry men in the advertising world and their much too dedicated secretaries.  [...]

By | April 18th, 2011|0 Comments

Fall TV recap: The good, the bad and the stupid

Looking back at the shows that grabbed my attention and the ones that put me to sleep.

By | December 20th, 2010|7 Comments

Watch this (TV for Sun. 10/17)

Turn off your brain, set your DVR and go to Treasure Island and hear The National play.

By | October 17th, 2010|1 Comment

Watch this (TV for Sun. 10/10)

Turn off your brain and savor the season's penultimate episode of "Mad Men."

By | October 10th, 2010|3 Comments

Watch this (TV for Sun. 10/3)

Turn off your brain, grab your remote and settle in.

By | October 3rd, 2010|1 Comment

Watch this (TV for Sun. 9/26)

Turn off your brain, arch that eyebrow and . . . . Go!

By | September 26th, 2010|0 Comments

Weekly wrapup: ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Fringe,’ ‘Amazing Race’ and more

Here's a look back at the best and worst of TV in the past week, and a look ahead at what's coming up.

By | September 24th, 2010|1 Comment