Just about anyone with a pulse can enjoy “Doctor Who” (9 p.m. ET Saturday, BBC America) — it’s that good and that much fun — but if there are ‘Lost’ fans out there who’ve never tried this frisky British import, now’s the time to get on board.
Never mind that “Doctor Who” has been going for decades. You don’t need to catch up on a lot of backstory unless you want to. Anyone — whether they’re ‘Lost’ fans or not — can jump right in this weekend.
But the important thing for ‘Lost’ fans to know is that, as was the case with the ABC show, “Doctor Who” doesn’t dabble in time shenanigans just for kicks. Read more… Keep reading »
Natalie Portman drew raves for dancing like a professional ballerina in “Black Swan.” If it looked impossible, that’s because it was, according to what Sarah Lane, Portman’s dance double, said on ‘Good Morning America’ (weekdays, 7AM on ABC). Lane expanded on her previous statements that she actually performed the more difficult shots in the film, which were credited to Portman.
Although Lane made clear she was never told she would get credit for specific scenes, she accused director Darren Aronofsky of trying to create an exaggerated image of Portman’s dancing work. “They were trying to create this, you know, image, you know, this façade, really, that Natalie had done something extraordinary,” she said. “Something that is pretty much impossible.” Read more… Keep reading »
Sue Sylvester. Pierce Hawthorne. Ann Perkins. They’re showstoppers, that’s for sure, but not for the reason you might be thinking.
You see, sometimes, even great shows have characters that mess with the flow of a seemingly perfect episode. They can bring an entire show to a halt with a scene. It’s a peculiar tale, especially because some of these characters are played by award-winning TV veterans.
We might’ve liked them at first, but the writers have led them astray. Read more… Keep reading »
In “Kathy Griffin: 50 & Not Pregnant,” the comedienne discussed the “Palin Army” that has invaded her life (via social media) with threats following her many jokes at the Palin family’s expense.
One Sarah Palin supporter wrote, “literally, ‘I’m coming to your house tomorrow to murder you,’” said Griffin during the stand-up special.
But she noted, “The Palin Army probably could never really survive against the Gay Army. Because we don’t need guns. We have sarcasm and we have snark and we have our verbal [beep] rapier wit and, dammit, that’s how we conquer.” Read more… Keep reading »
March is Women’s History Month, which makes it the perfect time for our countdown of the 100 best female TV characters in prime-time history.
You may love some of them, you may hate some of them, but it’s a sure bet that all of these TV women will spark memories of some of the best tube-watchin’ TV land has offered. Keep reading »