March 26, 2012
SERIES The Voice: In this new episode of the singing competition series, team members perform dueling duets, after which each coach must decide which vocalist from the team will advance to the live shows (8 p.m. NBC). The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Shailene Woodley returns as Amy, who has just accepted a marriage proposal from Ricky (Daren Kagasoff), as the fourth season resumes with new episodes (8 and 10 p.m. ABC Family). Make It or Break It: The Rock girls are back for a third season of tumbling dramatics, heading to the U.S. Training Center to compete for a spot on the 2012 Olympic squad that will head to London (9 p.m. ABC Family)
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)
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."
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.