The Wrap: Hey NBC, What the Chuck?

While risks must be taken in order to cultivate quality programming, "Chuck" has had its chance. With Jay Leno's soon to be prime-time show killing an entire hour of programming for NBC, scheduling is more important than ever. Don't let another bag of peanuts waste precious resources...

L Word: One More for the Gays

After six years, it's now in its last season, and Showtime execs should be cheered for doing what so many networks fail to accomplish. They have provided longtime "L Word" fans with an appropriate swan song...

Michael Riedel Does it Best

Yet, it is Michael Riedel's column in the New York Post that is both my guilty pleasure and border-line addiction. I find myself yearning for his often biting commentary on Broadway happenings...

The Wrap: 90210 Gets Pickup… DVR Victorious

If broadcast television wishes to remain relevant as cable channels like HBO and Showtime rack up all of the Emmys and Golden Globes, then they must fully acknowledge the viewing habits of their loyal customers. Otherwise, Hulu and other new media services will more rapidly erode the power of NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox and the CW...

Warner Bros. Runs Away with "Fringe"

Variety reports that Warner Bros. TV has joined the ranks of unpatriotic production companies as it opts to flee America for Canada in order to save a buck on “Fringe.” The J.J. Abrams hour-long drama premiered on Fox earlier this year to uncertain ratings but has steadily increased its viewers...

Op-Ed: Death of a Theatre Critic

It was with great dismay that I read a recent notice in the Los Angeles Times of layoffs amongst the theatre critic and arts coverage world at publications including the LA Weekly, Daily Variety and the L.A. Daily News...