24: Live Another Day is the pick of the week once more

Monday’s latest episode of 24: Live Another Day on Fox at 9pm is the highlight of the week once again as the traditional television season runs its course and we start to see the arrival of the summer programming. Three hours into season nine and 24: Live Another Day has [...]

By | May 19th, 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

‘Penny Dreadful’ a stylish new drama from Showtime

Josh Hartnett returns to television along with a riveting Eva Green in Showtime’s Victorian monster-mash horror drama "Penny Dreadful" which premieres May 11 during the premium network’s free preview. It’s always something of a gamble to name a show with a word such as "Dreadful" in the title as it [...]

By | May 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Jack is back as 24 returns

Kiefer Sutherland’s return as Jack Bauer highlights an excellent mix of shows and sports this week when 24: Live Another Day premieres on Fox at 8 p.m. on Monday. It has been four years since the last episode of 24 when there were plans for a movie franchise. Ultimately those [...]

By | May 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Luke Evans stars in The Great Train Robbery

In August of 1963 a gang of robbers spectacularly hit the overnight mail train from Glasgow to London in the United Kingdom in what was considered the crime of the century. Known to one and all as The Great Train Robbery, the story would keep the British public enthralled for [...]

By | April 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Favorite Series Returning?

As the TV season winds down our favorite series offer one last hurrah before summer sporting events and cable networks dominate.  The question I often find myself asking is, am I watching a season finale or a series finale.  The disappearance of a favorite television show can really hurt; losing [...]

By | April 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Will Enough People Believe?

The NBC show Believe faces something of an uncertain future with no guarantee that the series will be picked up for a second season. That’s unfortunate because after a slow start there’s some real potential if given the opportunity. Created by Alfonso Cuaron, winner of the Academy Award for Best [...]

By | April 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

NCIS New Orleans has potential

  This week on Throwback Thursday the throwback is just a couple of weeks as we catch up on the NCIS New Orleans backdoor pilot that aired recently in two parts at the end of March and the beginning of April. The show is still available online via Comcast’s Xfinity [...]

By | April 17th, 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

Crisis has much to love, but…

Every now and again you come across a show that you just can’t get a clear and concise handle on. There’s usually a good premise, some quality actors and that nagging feeling that it’s all going to be a colossal waste of time. And yet Crisis, the new drama series [...]

By | March 26th, 2014|0 Comments

Crossing Lines is a hidden gem

Well, that was a pleasant surprise. The old Netflix suggestion algorithm threw up another fascinating show this week with the recommendation of the series Crossing Lines. Down in the depths of Netflix and Hulu, I occasionally miss a series that is shown on broadcast television. Such is the case with [...]

By | March 17th, 2014|0 Comments

True Detective finale is Sunday

By now a fair number of you will have read or heard the hype about HBO’s latest series, True Detective, which concludes this Sunday at 9pm. Here’s the thing you need to know. True Detective isn’t as good as the hype; it’s better.

By | March 7th, 2014|0 Comments