Tag: NBC

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Monkees, “The Monkees 50”

Time and time again, compilations of certain artists are released that never seem to do that artist complete justice.  I can think of...

Television

Something From The Meat Case, Linda?

David Letterman leaves The Late Show and late night next week. Must we be so darn serious about it?...

Television

“The Big Get” And The Jon Stewart Loss

In an era where news needs to please political guests, the only current unchained commentator is heading for the door. Will his replacement...

News, Television

“Coach” Comes Off The Bench

On March 26, NBC announced the return of Hayden Fox, the character that toplined the '90s ABC sitcom Coach....

Television

TV Top 10s: “Parks and Recreation”

A look back at ten essential episodes of "Parks and Recreation" before next week's series finale. ...

Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “The Practice: The Final Season”

The final season of "The Practice" introduced James Spader as Alan Shore and William Shatner as Denny Crane, characters who went on to...

Television

How the Major TV Networks Can Learn to Love the Internet

It's eaten into their ratings and wreaked copyright havoc, but the web could end up becoming the Big Four's most powerful tool....

Television, TV on Blu-ray

TV on Blu-ray: “The Office: Season Nine/The Farewell Season”

The Office writers and producers dug themselves into a creative hole by the end of their 8th season. The show was adrift as they tried to...

Books, Television

An Exclusive Excerpt from “‘Misfits of Science’: An Oral History”

It starred a guy who could shoot lightning bolts out of his hands. How was this show not a huge hit?...

First Impression, Popdose, Television

TV First Impression: “Animal Practice”

When the POPDOSE’ers were splitting up the fall TV schedule to review, I jumped on Animal Practice with hopes of having easy fodder...

Television, TV on DVD

DVD Review: “Steve Martin: The Television Stuff”

The target audience for the new Steve Martin box set will remember a time when “on-demand” meant tuning into a television program at...

First Impression, Television

TV First Impression: “Guys with Kids”

Another new NBC sitcom. Here's the Popdose first impression of "Guys with Kids"...

First Impression, Television

TV First Impression: “Go On”

Matthew Perry returns to television with his new dramedy, "Go On." Here's the Popdose first impression....

First Impression, Television

TV First Impression: “The New Normal”

The Popdose First Impression of NBC's "The New Normal."...

Sports

Popdose Sports: Why We Can’t Quit the Tour de France

Cycling fans aren’t naive. Not after seeing the mysterious deaths of several cyclists at the height of the EPO craze. Not after...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Bent”

"Bent" is great and worthy of the other fine comedies on NBC....

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Office” in Florida, Part Six — Get the Girl

Two relatively interesting things happened on NBC this week. The Office finally closed out its Florida arc by dragging most of the...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Office” in Florida, Part Five — Last Day

I may step on some critics’ toes for this statement, but I believe film will always be at least a little more respectable than...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Office” in Florida, Part Four — Test the Store

In the climactic scene of this week’s intriguing but ultimately problematic episode of The Office, the show provided an apt metaphor...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Office” in Florida, Part Three — After Hours

Last week I griped about two early problems with The Office‘s Florida plot arc. I worried that, by dividing the action over so many...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Office” in Florida, Part One

The American adaptation of The Office is, in its own way, the most consistently interesting show on stateside television. It’s a...

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Winter 2012 TV Preview: “Smash”

Kelly Stitzel gives her thoughts on NBC's new musical drama that stars Debra Messing, Anjelica Houston and a bunch of scarves....

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Fall 2011 TV Preview: “Once Upon A Time” and “Grimm”

Chris Holmes and Scott Malchus take a look at the two fantasy series that premiered just before Halloween. ...

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Fall 2011 TV Preview: “Parks and Recreation”

Kelly Stitzel looks at a returning favorite, Parks and Recreation. ...

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose Fall 2011 TV Preview: “Charlie’s Angels,” “Whitney,” and “Prime Suspect”

Thursday was ladies night as Popdose looks at three new TV series....

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Fall 2011 TV Preview: “2 Broke Girls” and “The Playboy Club”

Today Johnny Bicardi reviews 2 Broke Girls, a new sitcom on CBS, and Scott Malchus discusses NBC's The Playboy Club....

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Fall 2011 TV Preview: “H8R,” “Up All Night” & “Free Agents”

Jeff Giles decides whether to love or H8 a new CW show and Scott Malchus looks at two of NBC's highly touted new comedies....

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Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “It’s an honor just to be nominated”

Scott Malchus examines the 2011 Emmy nominations in the latest edition of The Three Strike Rule...

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Popdose, Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “The Best of the Dean Martin Variety Show”

The Dean Martin Variety Show offered a little something for everyone. There was music (well, duh) and plenty of laughs, but there was also...

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Television

TV Top 10s: “The Office” — The Best of Michael Scott

The Popdose staff says farewell to Steve Carell by counting down the best Michael Scott moments from NBC's "The Office."...