Sometimes, reality TV lives up to its name and casts "by the numbers". Most of the time, however, it casts according to race and sexual orientation.
Because female relationships are rarely depicted well on television, Orange Is the New Black stands out from the norm.
We take a look at what new TV series the major networks are offering this fall, starting with the Monday night roster.
Something has gone wrong if critics consider True Detective the best that contemporary television has to offer.
On TV and in the movies, there's no time after the "first time'".
The Address shows that there’s no point to public education if students don’t walk away with useful lessons for life.
With rare exception CBS's Amazing Race has had a lock on the annual Emmy, but its wins are more about formula than quality.
Unfortunately, some shows seem destined for cancellation right away, regardless of critical acclaim or the support of small, fanatical groups of fans.
Reality television has come for our children. And there’s not a damned thing we can do about it.
When it comes to its programming, what put the cable channel on the map may soon also lead to its downfall.