Reviews > TV

8 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Invasion

It's in the consideration of race and race differences that Invasion has emerged in its first season as one of television's most insightful terrorism-scare shows.

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The Amazing Race - Season Nine

While I wish Desiree hadn't described herself and her mother Wanda as 'sexy little tamales', their Team Boricua is both charming and competent, but doomed to fail on a physical challenge.

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2 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Conviction

If you wonder whether the rookie lawyer will stick with his grim new gig, you must not know much about TV pilots.

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21 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Arrested Development

Arrested Development went down uncompromised, with guns a-blazing and showing no remorse over its own potential demise.

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20 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Real Time with Bill Maher

Material can turn scandalous, even scatological. Bill Maher is often the first to drag the focus into the social sewer, and he loves to play the non-PC card.

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13 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Trick My Truck

A make-over show for Mac trucks is a stellar concept. Too bad CMT went for the good old boy instead of the gearhead.

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8 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

There & Back

Though Ashley is not as pitiful as his old bandmates -- he has a recording contract and this MTV series -- the first few episodes indicate he is not getting the respect (or the advances) he wants from Soul Power Productions.

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7 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Get This Party Started

Takes insipid voyeurism to new heights, proffering pseudo-celebrity culture as a panacea for whatever ails you, whether that's being displaced by hurricane Katrina, recovering from cancer, or wondering what to do for your birthday.

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1 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

The L Word

Now that The L Word has considered many of the broad topics of the day (with the notable exception of a same-sex wedding or commitment ceremony), it can do its own thing.

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31 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Courting Alex

Here's hoping that Alex allows Jenna Eflman to explore the full extent of her comedic capabilities.

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24

30 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

24

Nothing is ever quite what it looks like in 24, whose writers famously revise and rethink as each season barrels along.

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26 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Monk

Now entering its fourth season, Monk finds itself in a precarious position.

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25 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

South Beach

Despite the seeming scandal and sensationalism, the series is bland and unmemorable.

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25 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

American Idol 5

American Idol is an entertainment industry shark, a brutally efficient money-making machine.

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24 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

The betrayals work in all directions at once.

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24 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Love Monkey

A hip, sophisticated look at the music business and the love lives of four 30-something New York guys is not what you expect from CBS.

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23 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Skating with Celebrities

Follow Todd's lead, and let figure skating's sequin-spangled freak flag fly.

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Emily’s Reasons Why Not

The problem with the latest pretender to the Sex and the City throne is that it doesn't take the mimicry far enough.

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19 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Crumbs

Poking harsh fun at mental illness is risky business, and anyone who has faced psychological disorders may not find much to laugh at here.

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18 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Sleeper Cell

Both terrorist and FBI agent mean to win, even when the costs are too great to bear.

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