On PBS, which is still America's main source of televised British crime shows, a glance at the current "Masterpiece Mystery!" schedule reveals a boy's club: Inspector Lewis, Detective Constable Morse, Hercule Poirot, David Tennant as a tricky lawyer, Jack Davenport as a crusading doctor.
Last year was the Weird Emmys. Remember? Jeff Daniels beat heavy-hitters like Bryan Cranston. Merritt Wever won for Nurse Jackie, prompting a collective "Who?" from the audience. There was a bizarre, TV show-inspired dance number that resulted in Breaking Bad breakdancing.
For years, I've had a season pass to syndicated reruns of The Simpsons programmed into my DVR. My thinking: If there's nothing else good on TV, hey, at least I'll have five or so Simpsons at my disposal.
America's Next Top Model, 9 p.m., CW
Robin Williams has been making us laugh and cry since we first heard him say "Nanu, Nanu." Here are some reminders of the many faces we've seen him wear over the years. Some will no doubt look more familiar to you than others, but all of them show a gifted comedian/actor who will be dearly missed.
Partners, 9:30 p.m., FX
Just what kind of partners are Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer in this new half-hour comedy? Ice cream truck vendors? A cappella singing duo? Motivational speakers who talk about how to move on once the best days of your career are behind you? We wish. They're …
Rob Lowe is excited about it. So who are we to chomp all over the fun?
Starz's new series Outlander isn't merely a feminist Game of Thrones. In fact, it's refreshingly hard to pin down, a vibrant concoction of rollicking adventure, passionate romance and strikingly beautiful history lesson. Throw in a bit of sci-fi and the show becomes its own captivating genre.
The Burns Archive, a trove of more than 1 million historic photos crammed into a ramshackle town house in Manhattan, is well known to scholars as one of the world's most important repositories of early medical history, and to the ophthalmology patients who visit its proprietor, Dr. Stanley Burns, one day each week as …
Misogyny on Big Brother isn't really anything new. For starters, the longtime CBS reality show doesn't attract the most reputable contestants. Second, if you stick 16 people in a house and cut them off from the outside world as they scheme and vote each other out one by one so the last person standing wins …