TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

by Ethan Alter October 22, 2013 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Even on The CW, Nikita is one violent femme.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

by Ethan Alter October 2, 2012 1:25 pm
TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The show may be called New Girl, but for us, it's all about the Schmidt.

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, July 12, 2012

by Samantha Rullo July 12, 2012 4:00 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, July 12, 2012

The only awards show that gives power to the people who are least qualified to have it picks a pair of the least-qualified hosts around.

Today's TWoP News: Monday, May 14, 2012

by Rachel Stein May 14, 2012 4:36 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, May 14, 2012

The network upfronts are upon us.

TWoP 10: Characters Who Most Deserve to Find Love

by Angel Cohn November 11, 2011 10:45 am
TWoP 10: Characters Who Most Deserve to Find Love

Coach Beiste found herself a sweet and appropriate beau this week on Glee, and if the unlikely football coach can find a love interest, then there's hope for anyone out there -- just look at Up All Night's Ava and Kenny on Man Up!, who got their own doses of tenderness, too (for now, anyways). We've identified these other lovelorn and lonely TV characters who most seem like they (and their shows) would benefit from a little bit of romance in their lives.

Is The Secret Circle the Most Quintessential CW Show Ever?

by Angel Cohn September 15, 2011 4:30 pm
Is <I>The Secret Circle</I> the Most Quintessential CW Show Ever?

When Ringer debuted earlier this week, it was clear that the show doesn't exactly fit The CW brand, mostly it's targeted at grown-up viewers and features some actual grown-up actors, with only one spoiled rotten teen in sight. It also lacked several other key elements that we've come to expect from The CW. Fortunately for the network, their other scripted series debuting this week, The Secret Circle, is pretty much the most CW-ish show we've ever seen. Here's why:

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, September 8th, 2011

by Rachel Stein September 8, 2011 4:46 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Prepare yourself for many a monologue about the industry...

TV on DVD: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

by Ethan Alter August 30, 2011 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

See Nikita. See Nikita run. See Nikita shoot her gun and run some more.

TWoP 10: Most Promising New Shows of the 2010-11 TV Season

This past week, each of the broadcast networks unveiled their fall and midseason lineups at their annual upfront presentations for advertisers and media. While a bunch of the new shows look like they could be dead on arrival, and none totally blew us away, there were a handful of programs that we're definitely already excited about. Here's our early picks for what might be worth watching this fall and next winter/spring.

The CW: Action, Hot & Cold Girls and Something to Cheer About

It was hard to concentrate at The CW's 2010-11 upfront presentation because I was still riding high from the news that next year will be the final season of Smallville and and that One Tree Hill and Life Unexpected will move to Tuesdays, which means that I can ignore the network entirely on that evening. I was jolted out of my reverie by Katy Perry on stage, screaming about being hot and cold and daisy dukes and whatnot. Glad I perked up, though, because it was just in time to see her wig nearly slip off. I also got to check out her signature "dance" move: inching her skirt up while walking. You don't see technique like that on So You Think You Can Dance, that's for sure. As for the actual upfront, it was short and to the point, marred only by some awkward banter between stars of different shows airing on the same nights (Chace Crawford and AnneLynne McCord should never have to read live from a Teleprompter ever again). As for The CW's two new fall shows... well, at least they have pretty people in them.

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