"Let's face it, the Golden Globes are just like the Oscars, but without any of that esteem," host Ricky Gervais said, opening the Golden Globes Sunday night. The awards show, put on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, honors both film and television.
Early on in AMC's newest drama "Hell on Wheels," the main character, Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount), tells his new boss on the transcontinental railroad, "I'm willing to do just about anything."
Every fall, dozens of new television programs come and go with a few making it into our cultural lexicon. However, it seems the last few television seasons have been full of disappointing, poorly written offerings. It has included kitschy comedies like 2009's "Gary Unmarried," disheartening procedural dramas like, last season's "The Chicago Code" and boring medical dramas like "Mercy," "Trauma" and "Three Rivers."
"It's all about slim chances now and a slim chance is better than none," Rick Grimes tells his not-so-merry band of Zombie Apocalypse survivors in the new season of the hit AMC drama "The Walking Dead."
A lot can be said about NBC, some of it good, some of it bad. But one thing is hard to dispute: it has some of the best shows on TV, and they all land on Thursday night.
The season premiere of "Two and a Half Men" left Charlie Sheen in the dust as producers prayed Ashton Kutcher would be replacement gold.
Television's most scrumptious guilty pleasure "The Vampire Diaries" returns to the CW for its third season. This "True Blood"-goes-high-school drama, based off a popular series of books, follows Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) as she's caught in a love triangle with Stefan and Damon, two vampire brothers. She fell in love with Stefan Salvatore (Paul Weasly), but a rather flirtatious relationship has developed with his brother Damon (Ian Somerhaulder).
Wednesday, FX said goodbye to what was easily its best show, "Rescue Me."