The arbitrarily inexact, and often overly coddling, science of judging on competitive reality show undercuts the very premise the competition itself, leaving competitors and audiences scratching their heads.
Rather than moving away from "lookism", we seem to be embracing it. Even in the most unlikely areas.
What was always subversive and exciting about Arrested Development was its ability to be so offbeat, so irreverent, and so clever within the confines of a 22-minute block of network TV.
Every once in a great while, an ad will rise above the white noise and actually transcend the fetid swamp of commercial television.
It's still nearly all talk all the time, but is daytime's audience changing?
In light of Seth McFarlane's controversial performance at the Oscars, maybe it's time we rethink all the bare bodies.
Mixing business with pleasure is now, as ever, the norm on TV... even if it shouldn't be.
Writer-director Jane Campion brings her passion for moral complexity to the small screen with Top of the Lake, Sundance Channel's newest original series.
ABC's new campaign to "Save Happy Endings" is a bold and contemptuous new parlay in the ongoing war between networks and audiences.
The State must do no harm to its citizens -- even its undead citizens. Thus, members of this society must integrate.