Summer is often a mixed bag when it comes to entertainment. Good films are usually sandwiched between awful, loud shoot-um-ups, TV shows are light, fluffy summer fun, and the radio is inundated with guilty pleasure music that we'll swear we hated by the time winter rolls around.
"All of us are mesmerized by the magic of movies," legendary actor Morgan Freeman said at the beginning of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony Sunday night.
The key to good television is believability. Regardless of the story, the characters have to be people you want to know and the writing strong enough that you're willing to follow the characters anywhere.
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.
"Touch," the new series by Tim Kring ("Heroes"), requires a pretty big leap of faith. It's an incredibly high concept and has moments that are hard to believe.
"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."
The 54th annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday night and, for the most part, the night proved to be a triumph.