March 12, 2002 |
If this turns out to be the final episode of "Undeclared" tonight (8:30 p.m., Fox)--and there is every reason to believe it will--you can say the comedy series went out not with a bang but with whimpering. Lizzie (Carla Gallo) is upset because her friends' attempts to dye her hair go awry. Steven (Jay Baruchel) mopes because he has to tend to Lizzie's frazzled psyche instead of joining his buddies in watching videos of naked women.
March 1, 2012
CBS This Morning Israeli President Shimon Peres; David Chang; Peter Melman. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Lindsay Lohan; Zac Efron; chef Curtis Stone; Kelsey Nixon. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly Don Cheadle; Ben McKenzie; co-host Dan Abrams. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Zac Efron; Quanitta Underwood and her sister Hazzauna; Nancy Grace. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Food myths: Lisa Lillien; Jane Leeves.
July 23, 2005
Paul Brownfield has been filing online dispatches this week from the Television Critics Assn. meetings in Beverly Hills. Here's the latest from Friday: Good morning from the former House of Merv. It's WB day. First panel up is "Just Legal," starring Don Johnson as a washed-up, alcoholic lawyer and Jay Baruchel as an 18-year-old, sort of hipster-doofus-legal wunderkind. Question for Johnson: How does it feel being on the same network as Melanie Griffith? Johnson: "Melanie's working?"
July 6, 2013 |
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex. He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic differences between film and literature. "We've been using violence as a storytelling device for decades, but we've only just begun to use sex that way instead of as simply something to shock," he says, responding to a straightforward interview question with a disquisition on sexuality and film.
September 25, 2001 |
Fox unveils a series about college kids tonight that is one of the cum laude comedies of the new season, majoring in laughs. "Undeclared" is a sneaky, funny hoot with endearingly offbeat characters, its huggable protagonist striding confidently into his freshman year at Northeastern Carolina U. after growing 7 inches during the summer. Goodbye, Mr. Nerd; hello, Mr. Cool. Oh, sure. All hair, lips and elbows, Steven Karp (Jay Baruchel) remains a zit about to pop.
June 5, 2011
SUNDAY "If you guys were the inventors of Facebook, you'd have invented Facebook" from "The Social Network" is our pick in the newly minted best-line-from-a-movie category at the "2011 MTV Movie Awards. " "SNL's" Jason Sudeikis hosts. (MTV, VH1, 9 p.m.) Would-be cryptozoologists traipse through America's backwoods and bayous in hopes of "Finding Bigfoot" — the mythic man-beast also known as Sasquatch — in this new reality series. Do us a favor: Ask him where he buys his shoes.
December 15, 2010
SERIES Hell's Kitchen: The slicing and dicing and the sweating and swearing all come to an end in the season finale of the unscripted cooking competition as the final two contestants must create a five-course meal to be judged by distinguished figures in the Los Angeles food community (9 p.m. Fox). MythBusters: In "Green Hornet Special," Seth Rogen joins the team for two myths (9 p.m. Discovery). Third Reich: Rare, amateur films recount the downfall of the Third Reich through the eyes of the people who lived it in the conclusion of this two-part documentary (9 p.m. History)