September 20, 2010
SERIES How I Met Your Mother: Neil Patrick Harris; Josh Radnor and Rachel Bilson star in the season premiere (8 p.m. CBS). Chuck: Chuck (Zachary Levi) begins a covert search for his mom (Linda Hamilton) in the season premiere (8 p.m. NBC). Rules of Engagement: Jeff and Audrey (Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price) get surprising news about their surrogate (Jaime Pressly) in the fifth-season premiere (8:30 p.m. CBS). Two and a Half Men: Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones return for another season of the sitcom (9 p.m. CBS)
April 15, 2010
The Early Show Alex O'Loughlin. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today John Cena; Bethenny Frankel. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Chris Rock; asking questions at job interviews. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Chris Rock. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View John Goodman ("You Don't Know Jack"); chef Emeril Lagasse. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Emerging health threats; HIV test. 11 a.m. KCAL The Martha Stewart Show Katherine Heigl. (N) 2 p.m.
April 18, 2010
If you're nostalgic for warrior princesses, talk about "Xena: Warrior Princess." Long before Lucy Lawless was going topless in Starz' "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," she was just a warrior bent on overcoming her dark past and saving innocents to redeem herself in the campy '90s cult TV series. Want to relive that Spartan costume? The first season is now available on DVD. (Tuesday) If you want vampires that don't sparkle, talk about "American Vampire."
October 24, 2011
SERIES Dancing With the Stars: Kristin Chenoweth performs in this new episode (8 p.m. ABC). Bored to Death: When he appears as a guest on "The New Dick Cavett Show," Jonathan (Jason Schwartzman) has an unexpected run-in with his nemesis (John Hodgman), while George (Ted Danson) is stunned by some unexpected news, and Ray (Zach Galifianakis) inadvertently sets off an Amber Alert in this new episode (9 p.m. HBO). Mike & Molly: When Molly (Melissa McCarthy) gets into a fight with her mother and sister (Swoosie Kurtz, Katy Mixon)
August 22, 2010 |
Lost: The Complete Collection ABC, $229.99; Blu-ray, $279.99 Fans may argue for decades about whether ABC's "Lost" ended beautifully or with a humongous cop-out, but those arguments alone are a testament to the power of a show that turned one harrowing plane crash on a remote island into six years of globe-hopping, genre-spanning adventure. The entire series is now available in a DVD and Blu-ray package worthy of "Lost" obsessives, complete with a replica board game, hidden clues, a bonus disc of behind-the-scenes footage and all the original season sets' commentaries and featurettes — including the Season 6 set's 15-minute "epilogue.
May 28, 2008 |
THE NETWORKS have lately brought out their dead, and as happy as I was personally to see the backs of such marvels of misogyny and racism as "Big Shots" and "Cavemen," I couldn't help feel a little tiny twang of sympathy and even regret.
September 28, 2007 |
Oh "Moonlight," "Moonlight," how you taunt with promises you cannot keep. A vampire private detective, so noble he's played by Alex O'Loughlin, he of the high Renaissance locks and anguished eyes. It seemed a perfect marriage, a modern "Night Stalker," appealing both to fans of "Buffy" and of "CSI."