The Guilty Pleasure TV Shows of 2011 | 11 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Anthropomorphized food... insane soap opera creeepshows... and at least one example of the 'Unhappy Englander" on holiday. Must be time for the guiltiest of TV fare.


'Outsourced' Series Premiere | 23 Sep 2010 // 4:25 AM

Outsourced is not a satire of current corporate practices. Neither does it have much to say about the politics of outsourcing jobs to India or other sites of "cheap labor."


NBC races back to scripted shows in fall lineup | 17 May 2010 // 12:30 AM

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

NBC orders three new series for next season | 9 May 2010 // 3:55 PM

LOS ANGELES — NBC continues its march toward filling its many primetime holes with three new pickups Friday: a drama, "The Event," a comedy, "Outsourced," and

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

READ the article