Tuesday, August 21 2012
Why are there so many American police procedurals on French TV? Is it because French women have a massive crush on David Caruso? This and other hypotheses come to mind...
Thursday, May 27 2010
To its last episode, Law & Order told compelling stories about recognizable people solving crimes and punishing criminals. Even so, it was never been a character-driven show.
Tuesday, February 17 2009
SVU is stronger than the original show in that it lets you into the lives of the detectives.
Tuesday, December 9 2008
This set highlights a show that has been often imitated, but never matched.
Monday, September 26 2005
Lynda Carter's villain embodies Cold War momism refitted for the war on terror. The conflagration is inspired.
Wednesday, March 9 2005
Although a curly hairdo can't quite erase the shade of Frasier's Lilith from Tracy Kibre, Neuwirth slips authoritatively into the role of a powerful mid-career prosecutor.
Tuesday, July 19 2011
Is the story told on our favorite show bigger than any one character? Or is it characters who make the story?
Friday, March 19 2010
For the most part, there just is no saving a franchise like Law & Order. I used to admire the show's writing for having complex story
Friday, May 21 2010
After 20 seasons, "Law & Order" comes to an end Monday (although reruns will undoubtedly run forever). But back in the fall of 1990, when it debuted, "L
Monday, May 17 2010
NEW YORK — NBC has fallen in love with scripted shows again. In a bid to slash costs last year, the beleaguered network put a record-low