POSTED // Sep 5,2012 - The Only TV Column That Matters™ previewed 400—OK, just 40—new network TV pilots for the coming fall 2012-13 season and came to this conclusion: They still don’t know what the hell you want.
POSTED // Aug 16,2012 - Miniseries Debut: Creator/producer Alan Spencer was the man behind one of the greatest TV shows of the ’80s, the brilliantly ridiculous Sledge Hammer!; it only took him 24 years to follow it up with Bullet In the Face.
POSTED // Aug 9,2012 - Season Premieres: “The greatest hospital drama in the history of recorded media”—according to Adult Swim and, presumably, anyone who’s ever slogged through an episode of Grey’s Anatomy sober—returns for Season 4
POSTED // Jul 26,2012 - BunheadsMondays (ABC Family)Fed-up Las Vegas showgirl Michelle (Sutton Foster, who’s won a Tony or something) marries her sorta-stalker (Alan Ruck) and moves to his picture-perfect home town of,
POSTED // Jul 19,2012 - Like FX’s Anger Management and TBS’ own Men at Work, Sullivan & Son is another neo-traditional, laugh-tracked sitcom—but at least it’s fresher than the former and funnier than the latter.
POSTED // Jul 12,2012 - Season Premiere: Yes, the new season of Breaking Bad picks up right where the explosive (heh) Season 4 finale left off—after an ominous, timeline-indeterminate opening sequence, that is.
POSTED // Jul 5,2012 - Marathon: All 19 episodes of Seasons 1 and 2 over two days, culminating with a black & white presentation of the pilot (uh, OK?) and a special episode of the Chris Hardwick-hosted Talking Dead recap/filler talk show on Sunday
POSTED // Jun 28,2012 - Season Premiere: Last season ended with drug-dealing Mother of the Year Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) in the crosshairs of a gun and a shot going off, leading to a year of questions: Is Nancy dead? Was that the series finale?
POSTED // Jun 21,2012 - Special Preview: Kind of a limbo episode that would be too weird to lead off Season 2, premiering next Thursday, “Progress” finds Ryan (Elijah Wood) resting up in a mental hospital