As Time Goes By

Why is it that British television seems to serve its female characters better than its American counterpart? Is it because only the best shows get exported to America, so that filters out anything sub par? Or is there a genuine difference in attitudes on the other side of the Atlantic? Because I doubt that As […]

Studio 60: How to Stalk Your Boss

In my last post about Studio 60, I complained about the way Danny declared his interest in Jordan. I didn’t think I’d need to again, it seemed like a clear cut case of ‘some man told her what she wants, and that’s how it’s going to be’. I know of at least a couple of […]

Top Chef

One of the interesting things about reality tv is that sometimes, people surprise you and do the right thing when you least expect it. It’s rare, but it does happen. Occasionally though, you find that someone you used to like does something that forces you to sympathize with someone you disliked before. That’s probably one […]

Friday Night Lights- Tyra Collette

On any show other than Friday Night Lights Tyra Collette would be the one-dimensional ‘bad girl’- one night stands, doesn’t care about school, older sister’s a stripper-but no one on FNL is that easy to categorize. We finally got to see her home situation last week, and met her mother. The first scene had her […]

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

At the beginning of the fall season, one of the new shows I was the most interested in was Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Particularly since the president of the show’s ‘NBS’ network was going to be a woman- it seemed like it had some really good possibilities from the start just by avoiding […]