<I>Homeland</I>: Is This Showtime Series Actually Fall’s Best New Show?

While we've been busy writing about all the big network premieres, Showtime quietly released what has the potential of ending up as the best show of this fall. It certainly had the most captivating and tightly written pilot of any new series this season (sorry, Hart of Dixie). If the subsequent episodes are as good as the first one, it will definitely be worth the price of subscription.

Showtime is Buggin'

by Mindy Monez July 9, 2008 3:16 pm
Showtime is Buggin' Showtime is teaming with Dexter producer Sara Colleton for Exterminators, a new series the good people at The Hollywood Reporter inform us is like "Six Feet Under in the world of pest control." Neato! (Though it did make me wonder -- which is grosser, dealing with insect infestations or embalming the dead? It's subjective, I suppose. I say embalming the dead, but spiders are admittedly really, really scary.)

Showtime [Hearts] Diablo Cody

by Lauren Gitlin June 5, 2008 12:41 pm
Showtime [Hearts] Diablo Cody

Over the course of the last few years, Showtime has been working hard to shed its image as HBO's nerdy younger sibling. Like a pubescent high school girl who's evolved from tentative nerd (Angela Chase) to popular ho (Kelly Taylor) to reckless bad-ass who just don't give a fuck (Marissa Cooper), we've seen the channel blossom before our very eyes. They brought us The L Word and Queer As Folk -- because it's natural to experiment. Then came Weeds --- because everyone knows that drugs make you cooler. Then came the much-anticipated Secret Diary of a Call Girl. Because everyone loves a slut. And just yesterday it was announced that the premium channel has picked up United States of Tara, a new comedy series penned by tattooed It-screenwriter Diablo Cody about a woman with dissociative identity disorder. Because if we learned anything from Britney, it's that mental disorder is the new black.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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TV on DVD: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

"Can you believe we used to be married?"

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Leslie Knope's alter ego adds "author" to her résumé.

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Before you get too excited, the following has nothing to do with Harry Potter.

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It's closing time at the Jersey shore.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

by Ethan Alter August 28, 2012 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

In a busy week for TV on DVD releases, Homeland towers above the competition.

Today's TWoP News: Monday, June 11, 2012

by Kaitlin Reilly June 11, 2012 5:00 pm
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If you thought you were the only one who didn't tune in for the 66th Annual Tony Awards, it turns out that no one else checked them out, either.

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by Hillary Goldsmith February 10, 2012 4:14 pm
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Parks and Recreation will get a visit from the White House soon.

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