In the cold open of the series premiere of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” last week, Meyers paid homage to his “Late Night” predecessor with some Jimmy Fallon-style thank-you notes. Over the course of the next few episodes, though, Meyers proved that he isn’t going to be Fallon 2.0.
I’ve been watching “Portlandia” from the first season, but, to be honest, I missed most of the third season. Somewhere between college admissions and trying to figure out my life, “Portlandia” fell through the cracks. So it’s great to come back to season four, which premiered Feb. 27, and find that the show is not only still good but also getting better.
If you’re a historical fiction buff currently at a loss for what to binge-watch, look no further than the History Channel’s “Vikings,” where you can get your fill of intricate plotlines, gruesome fight scenes and ambiguously medieval costumes while you wait for the “Game of Thrones”’ fourth season premiere in April. “Vikings” is a departure [...]
Where is the line between spoof and the genuine exploration of a genre? “Mixology,” an upcoming ABC comedy, attempts to find out as it follows 11 singles as they attempt to make the most out of a typical night out at a trendy Manhattan bar.
With a new studio reminiscent of an old, classic studio and a Spike Lee opening sequence, Jimmy Fallon proved on Monday why he deserves to be the newest host of “The Tonight Show”: he loves it, and the country loves him. In his first opening monologue on Monday, Fallon spoke about the enormity of this hosting gig.
Ah. The age of the Internet brings wonderful opportunities, and this is nothing but true for Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, who just went from women with a stellar web series to women with—dare I say—a hit television show on Comedy Central.
Since it was first announced and even before its premiere date, “Looking”—HBO’s new comedy series about the lives of three gay men in San Francisco—has been inundated with criticisms both fair and unfair. The show, created by Michael Lannan, finally premiered this past Sunday.
There’s no shortage of holiday programming on TV right now—from ABC Family’s “25 Days of Christmas” to the requisite Christmas episodes of all your favorite shows, there are myriad ways to get in the holiday spirit just by vegging on the couch. One genre that has mostly stayed out of the Christmas programming fray, though, is reality TV.
‘The Sound of Music Live!’ attracts viewers but falls flat under the weight of poor acting, lack of cast chemistry
NBC’s much-hyped foray into the long-gone “event television” days finally went live with “The Sound of Music Live!” Thursday night, but the adaptation of the 1959 classic turned out to be nothing more than a couple of hours full of awkwardness.
Given the huge success of Netflix’s original content, it’s no wonder that other online streaming services are trying to get in on the action. So far, though, no other service has come close to producing content on the same level as “House of Cards” or “Orange is the New Black.