October 17, 2012 Both candidates fueled up on potatoes and meat last night as they prepared for the debate at separate Marriotts near Hofstra University. But did what they choose to eat help their performance? We asked an expert to weigh in.
October 17, 2012 While gritty TV Westerns like AMC's Hell on Wheels may be historically accurate, they often lack substance and fall victim to generic tropes. But as Eric Deggans argues, more modern Westerns like CBS' Vegas and A&E's Longmire make the West wild again with a dash of fun and style.
October 16, 2012 A new DVD celebrates the kids' sketch show You Can't Do That On Television. But can a documentary work without looking directly at its subject?
October 16, 2012 Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham have very different positions in American comedy, but a conversation on Sundance's Iconoclasts series uncovers some similarities in how they go about it.
October 16, 2012 A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit yesterday that claimed that The Bachelor discriminates against people of color. But the fact that the case was dismissed doesn't mean the conversation is over.
October 15, 2012 A new History series pays tribute to five incredibly wealthy industrialists.
October 15, 2012 Television comedy used to be almost exclusively about families and workplaces. Shows about groups of friends with nothing else to tie them to each other have their own ideas of emotional closeness.
October 15, 2012 Television's historically squeamish relationship with money hasn't stopped two new shows about spending.
October 15, 2012 Tonight, Paula Abdul comes to Dancing With The Stars, where she will undoubtedly be very, very nice to everyone.