October 27, 2011
Beavis and Butt-Head; Good Vibes; Allen Gregory infobox 10/27/11 'Beavis and Butt-Head' Where: MTV When: 10 p.m. Thursday Rating: TV-14 (may be unsuitable for children under the age of 14) 'Good Vibes' Where: MTV When: 10:30 p.m. Thursday Rating: TV-14-DL (may be unsuitable for children under the age of 14 with advisories for suggestive dialogue and coarse language) 'Allen Gregory' Where: Fox When: 8:30 p.m. Sunday Rating: TV-14-DLS (may be unsuitable for children under the age of 14 with advisories for suggestive dialogue, coarse language and sex)
October 23, 2011
SUNDAY In "Masterpiece Mystery! Case Histories" Jason Isaacs (below) plays an ex-cop working as a private detective in Scotland, who struggles with personal demons, a complicated relationship with his former police partner, an ex-wife, their adorable daughter, and, in this episode, a crime novelist caught up in a road rage incident. (KOCE, 9 p.m.) First comes love, then comes marriage … then another marriage, then another, and so on and so forth. Call it polygamy, call it plural marriage, call it "Big Love," it's just the latest taboo topic explored on a new "Our America With Lisa Ling.
October 2, 2011 |
For MTV, the situation was more than awkward . In fall 2008, the network was bingeing on manufactured reality shows that celebrated wealth and excess just as the country was staggering into a recession. Banks were failing, people were losing their jobs and college students were facing uncertain futures. But on MTV, the glamorous clique from "The Hills" was indulging in West Hollywood shopping trips and getaways to Cabo San Lucas. And on "My Super Sweet 16," the parents of a South Carolina beauty queen spent tens of thousands of dollars to give her the perfect birthday party, complete with a baby-blue Hummer.
September 3, 2009 |
Mike Judge has done more than breathe life into his characters -- he has given many of them his voice as well. Perhaps that's why the 46-year-old writer-director-animator-actor sounds so familiar -- the logy cadence of Butt-Head mixed with the flattened intonations of Hank Hill -- speaking by phone from his home state of Texas about his latest film, "Extract," which arrives in theaters Friday. Starring Jason Bateman, Ben Affleck and Mila Kunis, the shaggy comedy tells the tale of Joel Reynold (Bateman)
June 12, 2008 |
THE PRODUCERS of "The Animation Show," Robert May and Rebecca Moline, are aware of a certain stereotype about cartoon fans. "Animation is typically deemed to be either for children or perverts," May says, only half-joking, from his office in North Hollywood. "We are firmly in the middle. Our show is for adults, based mostly on mature subject matter, but I wouldn't call this 'Fritz the Cat.' " No kittens canoodling, to put it demurely, but this year's program of two-dozen-plus independent short films definitely takes a ribald tone.
December 16, 2005 |
UHHH, Beavis? What, Butt-head? Like, we're on a DVD. That's cool. For the first time, an extensive collection of "Beavis and Butt-head" animated shorts has been released on DVD, showing TV's stupidest teenagers to be even stupider than we remember. They get tattooed by an escaped serial killer. They set cats on fire. They cut down trees they're supposed to prune.