Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, November 8, 2011

by Ashley Chervinski November 8, 2011 1:06 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, November 8, 2011

The second season may have not started yet, but Spartacus isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

TWoP 10: TV Couples We Just Don't Buy

by Michael Bailey November 4, 2011 6:14 am
TWoP 10: TV Couples We Just Don't Buy

The sweeping fairytale romance between Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries officially ended last Monday, and we're heartbroken because it seemed like they were in it for the long haul. We're kidding, of course -- like most sane onlookers, we assumed the two were in a sham relationship orchestrated to generate media coverage and further her fame. But as cacophonous as the frenzy over their nuptials (and now split) was, we thought we could at least escape it by losing ourselves in our favorite scripted shows -- except for the fact that TV is filled with its share of equally unbelievable pairings. Here are the ones we really can't believe in:

TwoP 10: Characters We Want Back From the Dead

by Rachel Stein October 28, 2011 6:00 am
TwoP 10: Characters We Want Back From the Dead

To be clear, this list has nothing to do with characters we miss. When we write "Want Back From the Dead," we mean "Want Back For Full-Out Zombie Vengeance." Our choices have little to do with how much we liked (or loathed) these now-dead characters, and everything to do with how awesome it would be to see them return to their shows and eat the human flesh of their former cast mates during a monstrous apocalypse. Spoilers abound, so beware!

TWoP 10: Instant Ways to Improve This Fall's Shows

by Angel Cohn October 7, 2011 6:00 am
TWoP 10: Instant Ways to Improve This Fall's Shows

With fall TV in full swing, there are already shows getting cancelled, others getting full-season pickups and still more returning shows that could use a little help. While some programs have problems that could take an entire year to repair (see: House), these other series just need some quick fixes that would make them exponentially more entertaining almost immediately.

Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, August 24, 2011

by Ethan Alter August 24, 2011 1:25 pm
Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, August 24, 2011

So a coach and a long-haired hippie walk onto a reality show...

TWoP 10: TV Babies We Most Feel Sorry For

by Rachel Stein August 5, 2011 6:00 am
TWoP 10: TV Babies We Most Feel Sorry For

Television is no place for children. Between Teen Mom, Toddlers & Tiaras and Dance Moms, we cringe for those poor kids who are clearly growing up in dysfunctional homes. But as bad as it is to be forced into pageantry or to have Amber Portwood as your mother, at least reality kids don't have it quite has awful as many of the tykes on scripted series. Here are the ones that really need to have a fictional Child Protective Services intervene on their behalf:

Combat Hospital: Really Just Another Shonda Rhimes Show?

by Sophia Wetlaufer June 29, 2011 12:20 pm
<I>Combat Hospital</I>: Really Just Another Shonda Rhimes Show?

If you watched the Combat Hospital premiere (or even just saw the promo), you may have had a strange feeling that you were watching the cancelled Shonda Rhimes vehicle Off the Map, except in a war zone. That's because you were! But actually, Combat Hospital isn't a Shonda show at all. But it's got all of the elements, and not just of Off the Map -- we noticed striking similarities to Grey's and Private Practice.

TWoP 10: Worst Couples on TV Now

by Angel Cohn February 11, 2011 6:00 am
TWoP 10: Worst Couples on TV Now

It's nearly Valentine's Day and while we could delight in recalling the romantic TV couples that made us swoon in the past, or list the cute almost-couples we want to have hook up now, we've opted instead to focus on current pairings who just have no business at all being together. Perhaps we've just got cold black hearts, but we'd love to see these folks split up for everyone's sake, especially viewers like us.

TWoP 10: Spinoffs That Were Better Than Their Original Shows

by TWoP Staff October 2, 2009 6:00 am
TWoP 10: Spinoffs That Were Better Than Their Original Shows

We're not sure that the world really needs a spinoff to Criminal Minds, but then again, we didn't think sub-divisions of Law & Order were necessary and SVU and Criminal Intent proved us wrong by being far more enjoyable than their mothership. And while spinoffs may not always grab us right off the bat (like NCIS: Los Angeles), sometimes a new series just needs a little time before it starts improving upon its predecessor. Case in point: The City returned this week with new characters and a compelling new focus that made it far more watchable than the now totally contrived LC-less The Hills. But these aren't the only shows that have been better than their originals. Here's our look back at the best spinoffs from the past two decades:

Seven Luckiest TV Characters

by Angel Cohn March 16, 2009 3:20 pm
Seven Luckiest TV Characters While not all of these characters have the luck of the Irish per se, they have somehow managed to live charmed lives. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we sought out the TV folks who were truly the luckiest people for a variety of reasons. See who made our list.

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