Girls: The Good, the Bad and the Funny

by Rachel Stein February 11, 2013 9:00 am
<I>Girls</i>: The Good, the Bad and the Funny

It will probably come to no surprise to you that "One Man's Trash" was written by Lena Dunham -- after all, you'd have to be crazy to have your own show without devoting at least one entire episode to a hot older guy finding you so wildly attractive that he puts his life on hold for you and lets you frolic in his ballin' apartment.

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, January 26, 2012

by Ethan Alter January 26, 2012 2:29 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, January 26, 2012

Apparently, Dwight Schrute is as sick of Dunder Mifflin as we are.

Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, November 15, 2011

by Ashley Chervinski November 15, 2011 1:13 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Looks like Greendale is taking an extended winter break.

TWoP 10: Must-See New Shows of Fall 2011

by Angel Cohn September 9, 2011 6:00 am
TWoP 10: Must-See New Shows of Fall 2011

We're anxiously waiting for new cable shows American Horror Story and Hell on Wheels, but since we haven't screened them yet, we have to withhold our final judgment (if nothing else, we're hoping Hell fills the Deadwood-shaped hole in our hearts). And while The X Factor will likely be insanely popular, we can't say that it will actually be good (not that it matters; we'll watch every minute). But we have seen the pilots for virtually every scripted show coming to broadcast TV this fall, and judging by their first episodes, we can confidently recommend setting your DVRs for these ten at the very least:

Today's TWoP News: Friday, July 29th, 2011

by Sophia Wetlaufer July 29, 2011 2:05 pm
Today's TWoP News: Friday, July 29th, 2011

The god-awful Glee versus Ryan Murphy versus the world saga continues.

CBS' 2011 Upfront Presentation: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Bother Fixing It With Good Shows

CBS spent most of their upfront presentation telling us that they don't have a lot of new shows because their returning shows are so good or, as Les Moonves put it, "We make mass appeal hit shows." Fantastic, so more cop dramas then? The event kicked off with Michael Weatherly doing a pre-taped bit to appeal to advertisers. Oh, Eyes Only. I expected better from you. Then they had David Letterman, Steve Martin and Paul Schaffer doing a pre-taped song about how good all the new shows were. It was awkward and unfunny. And then the cast of Blue Bloods did an extended segment in which they chased down a perp (Regis Philbin, who was begging for a job on The Talk) in order to get the CBS fall schedule to the upfront in time. After a helicopter ride (on tape), Tom Selleck arrived at Carnegie Hall, old school Jeff Probst on Survivor finale style, with the schedule to hand off to Moonves. Was that really the best they could do with the talented cast of Blue Bloods? On the plus side, Will Estes received more screen time in this bit than he has all season on the show.

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