June 17, 2011
SERIES Flea Man: A flea-market guru helps everyday folk get top dollar for their formerly prized possessions in this new docu-series (5, 6, 8 and 9 p.m. National Geographic). Flashpoint: Team members are put through rigorous psychological tests in this new episode of the imported cop drama (8 p.m. CBS). Friday Night Lights: Coach (Kyle Chandler) considers suspending Vince (Michael B. Jordan) from the team in this new episode of the high school football-themed drama (8 p.m. NBC)
April 19, 2010
The Early Show Neil Patrick Harris; chef Bill Telepan; authors Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Jennifer Lopez; President Bill Clinton; Craig Robinson; Julianne Moore. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Vanessa Williams; Alyssa Milano. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Sharon Osbourne; Train performs; the hosts kick off Spring Into Gardening Week. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Neil Patrick Harris; Alyssa Milano; journalist Megyn Kelly.
April 21, 2010
The Early Show Daisy Martinez. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Brandy and Ray J. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Sandra Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Susan Sarandon; Vanessa Williams. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Chevy Chase; Victoria Justice. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Bathing in beer, wine or sake. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL Rachael Ray Alex O'Loughlin. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS The Bonnie Hunt Show Brian Austin Green; Yvette Nicole Brown.
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.
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.
November 2, 2009 |
"Three Rivers" CBS, Sunday, Oct. 18, 9 p.m. Episode: "Good Intentions" The premise Teenage alcohol and drug abuser Scott Becker (Shiloh Fernandez) has been admitted to Three Rivers Regional Medical Center, a top transplant center in Pittsburgh. Scott has severe heart failure, caused by an enlargement of the heart (known as cardiomegaly). Specifically, he has dilated heart chambers and a "regional wall abnormality" that prevents the heart from pumping properly. A cardiac angiogram has revealed that he has normal coronary arteries.