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.
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.
"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.
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.
The 54th annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday night and, for the most part, the night proved to be a triumph.
"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 annual Screen Actors Guild Awards is always one of the most fun and unique award shows. Actors choose the nominees—other actors—most of whom are really talented and sometimes rarely recognized performers.
"Smash," the new NBC drama from executive producer Steven Spielberg, is like a good version of "Glee." The talent pool is deeper and richer, it's full of characters who are actually likeable, the story is more mature and it's more realistic.