I have no doubt that the writers and producers know exactly how everything slots together, but I do wish they could clue the audience in. It's a minor nitpick, but ... I think the narrative would have more clarity.
What Victoria Grayson wants, Victoria Grayson usually gets. So when the famous writer comes to town, she sees it as the perfect way to find out what "Amanda Clarke" is up to.
A well known quote states that "Revenge is sweet," and after watching this show, I couldn't agree more. Lust, wealth, and retribution take center stage in "Revenge" every Wednesday night on ABC.
Personally, I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. But that doesn't stop me from inflicting resolutions on other people. What if TV networks had New Year's resolutions? I suspect it would look a little like this.
Is it really necessary on the first one-on-one date of the season to have the ABC intern create a memory montage of old photos and home movies of these two on his Mac?
Television critics started compiling year-end top-10 lists back when there were only three networks. Aren't longer lists called for by now? Allow me to break with time-honored tradition by offering my choices for the 12 best series of 2011, plus eight very deserving runners-up.
As one of the most enigmatic and manipulative characters on "Once Upon a Time" thus far, Rumpelstiltskin has also proved to be the most fascinating. I've been eagerly anticipating this week's episode for some time.
The relaxing hiatus is over for the Hamptons elite on Revenge. When we meet up again with the Graysons, Emily Thorne
You may have heard that Work It is one of the worst sitcoms of all time. You heard correctly. In fact, if the Metacritic rating for this new show isn't the lowest score ever for a television comedy, I'll be a little disappointed in my fellow TV scribes.
When a show is as bad as Work It, and you truly have nothing nice to say about it, it often feels like you should just follow that old adage and not say anything at all. But that's not my job. (Sorry, Mom!)
Here are ten shows that haven't shown up in many (if any) of "best of" lists yet still deserve special recognition as the year draws to a close.
ABC could draw these two main characters into the transgender community, show the transgender experience through their eyes, include transgender characters played by genuine transgender actors, and make the show the transgender equivalent of Will & Grace.
Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.
At first blush, it may appear that this brilliant bit of reflexive storytelling is being played for laughs, especially because it has so many of the show's adult characters in tizzies of varying intensity.
LGBT people are only part of a long list of potentially allied minority groups that should be offended by this show: women, single parents, people out of work in this time of economic crisis, people of color, and more should all be cringing.
We are all used to a diet of falsehoods and fabrications, and we've come to accept it. I'm glad that Mitt Romney called out Governor Perry, and I thought we all learned a lot when Governor Perry chickened out.