TV Watch: LOST

For the past few years, as I would be watching something on the ABC television network, I would constantly see commercials for "LOST", a program that I had never actually viewed myself. Over time I would hear numerous friends and family members talk about this show, see and hear references to it in popular culture, … Continue reading TV Watch: LOST

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TV Watch: Sons of Anarchy

The best gang show on television this side of 'The Sopranos' has just concluded it's second full season, and fans of this emerging masterpiece will be happy to learn that 'Sons of Anarchy' has just been renewed for a full third season that will begin airing in September 2010. For the uninitiated, the show centers … Continue reading TV Watch: Sons of Anarchy

TV Watch: The Tudors

The folks at the Showtime cable network have proven that they are just as adept at creating entertaining, high-quality television programming as their HBO network rivals. Sunday evenings now belong to 'The Tudors', an excellent historical period piece that tells the story of King Henry VIII of England. Henry was the 2nd monarch of the … Continue reading TV Watch: The Tudors

TV Watch: American Idol

On September 4th, 2002, Justin Guarini and Kelly Clarkson stood on-stage for the announcement of the winner of the first-ever "American Idol" television singing contest. 'Idol' was supposed to be a simple little summer 'replacement' series, something to fill the summer months when viewership and advertising revenues are lower due to the main network programs … Continue reading TV Watch: American Idol

TV Watch: Taking Chance

Every other review that I've done in these 'TV Watch' items has been about a television series, and so HBO's "Taking Chance" is the first movie-length program that has made the grade. An official selection of the Sundance Film Festival, this true story is one of the most moving and emotional war films of all-time, … Continue reading TV Watch: Taking Chance