It has been years since the opening weeks of a new television season truly "belonged" to broadcast -- but it seems that this year, in particular, the "other guys" have been coming on especially strong, with big news, bold moves and some of the most exciting new shows of 2014.
Lion tamers, a bearded lady, sword swallowers and more: Brendan Deneen's The Ninth Circle has it all and stands apart as one of the most fascinating and unique books to hit shelves in a long time.
Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? You had better be. AMC's The Walking Dead is one of the most popular programmes in cable TV history, and it kicks off a new series Sunday night. And it's pretty educational.
8 a.m. Wake up, pour coffee, get paper. After reading about bloodshed and war, move on to the Entertainment Section for much-needed relief.
With all of the gun violence and drug-related deaths in this country and our TV habits, I am wondering if it is a case of art imitating life or life imitating art? Either way, this nation is in trouble. TV used to be an escape to forget the world's problems. Now TV is something we need to escape from.
That feeling that someone is watching you, the hair on your neck stands on end, and even though the noise outside demands attention, you know all too well that the "innocent" should never go outside to investigate.
Greg Nicotero has a lot of blood on his hands. After living it up amongst reanimated corpses for nearly 30 years, the special effects master and frequent director of The Walking Dead is a superstar within the zombie genre.
You can't spell "scare" without "care." And the fiendish folks behind Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights clearly understand this. That's why they put a full year of careful thought and planning into the 24th edition of this seasonal scare-fest. Which officially opens to the public tonight at Universal Studios Florida.
I like to watch TV. Okay, maybe I love to watch TV. Either way, you get it. I'm 'addicted' to many shows, and I admit that a time or two, I have opted to stay in and watch a show over going out for human contact. What I don't like is to be judged for it.
Yes it's been over since past Monday night's August 25th gala event. But what was the entertainment public left with after celebrating television's highest annual ceremonial awards? The answer is rerun winners.
Sometimes doing the job is reward in itself. That's what it was like for me to talk with Greg Nicotero.
Being a mere mortal and not a mighty algorithm, my suggestions aren't as nuanced as Netflix's 76,897 genre categories, but I did my best to match common themes and tones to these wonderful shows that may be new to many viewers.
In this day and age the 40-hr work week is looked down on in corporate America as not being good enough, its judged as "guess they don't want it bad...
Kevin originally posted this in his blog, MyMediaDiary.com. Granted it's a zombie apocalypse; granted it's exhausting peeking around every corner; gr...
AMC premiered its newest series, Halt and Catch Fire, three weeks ago tonight, in the void that was left by the season finale of the jewel in the AMC ...
When I would complain about some trivial disappointment as a child (or even a teen -- and, really, disappointments at that age never feel as trivial as they are), my mother would say, "Well, it's not the end of the world." Fortunately, she didn't live to see contemporary pop culture.