TV Show Reviews

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Future Uncertain for Ariana Grande's Nickelodeon Show Sam and Cat

    OMG! Nickelodeon's hit show Sam and Cat has yet to be renewed for a second season -- unusual for hit show, and, industry insiders suggest, a sign that there is tension behind the scenes. Sam and Cat was a huge success for the network, pulling in over 4 million viewers on average. The show stars act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Cannabis Planet TV Airs Saturday With Help of Robert Platshorn

    God's green plant now has a friend in cable television as the new show Cannabis Planet TV debuts on several stations across the United States, including South Florida's WHDT-TV. The man who is partly responsible for getting it aired is Palm Beach pot activist and convicted smuggler Robert Platshorn, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    The Taste Premieres Tonight: Local Blogger Sarah Schiear is a Contestant

    You've probably seen the promos for ABC's new show The Taste, which brings cook-offs into mainstream, prime time television with big names, a big set, and a recycled premise.The Taste, which premieres tonight at 8 p.m., features four celebrity judges who vote for chefs' dishes by taking one bite of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Green Room Bartender Krysti Pryde Competes on Season Three of The Tester Tonight

    Behind the bar at the Green Room is the heavily tattooed, raven-haired, 26-year-old Krysti Pryde. Standing at almost 6 feet tall with pale skin, Pryde looks as though she fell out of a graphic novel. When she's not serving cocktails, she leads the ultimate gamer life in the alternate universes of Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Monster Pythons From the Everglades Get Dissected on PBS Show (Video)

    ​Nature shows are simply brilliant television. Sharks devouring seals in midair, a Golden Eagle dragging a helpless mountain goat to a savage death, and monkeys getting wasted off fermented fruit -- these are things dreams are made of.  Now South Floridians can puff out their chest with local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Bravo's New Cooking Show Around The World in 80 Plates

    NBC Universal Padma Lakshmi's not set to host Bravo's new show - we just like to look at her in lingere​For those of you not satisfied with Bravo's selection of food shows, of which Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Top Chef Just Desserts and Rocco's Dinner Party comes to mind, the people at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Brew Masters Puts Craft Beer in the Spotlight

    Sam Calagione hosts Discovery Channel's new show about craft beer, Brew Masters.​All I have to say is, boy, am I thirsty.Update: Apparently I wasn't the only one who thought the Blue Moon commercials were ridiculous.Brew Masters, a new television show starring Dogfish Head Beer owner Sam Calagione ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Pillbillies of Broward County Go Hollywood

    After a short ad, that's the trailer for "The Oxycontin Express," the first episode of this season's Vanguard. That's correspondent Mariana van Zeller boldly reporting from within Broward County, pain pill capital of the world. Aren't we just beaming with pride?The show airs on Current TV, the diy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Food Season on the Boob Tube

    Move over, Rachael; there are some new shows in town.​It seems as if food has become almost as popular a subject for television programming as reality shows -- when the two are combined, like on Top Chef, Kitchen Nightmare's, and Hell's Kitchen, the result is stratospheric. To be honest, I've neve ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 5, 2009

    King of the Universe

    ...Joker of Nursery Rhymes

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    October 4, 2007

    Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week:

    The Jungle Book, Star Trek: The Next Generation

  • Home Entertainment

    June 7, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    April 5, 2007

    The Big Valley

    Twin Peaks: The Second Season, The Natural: Director's Cut, Death of a President, The Good Shepherd

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2006

    Let's Hope It's Better Than 'Tabloid Wars'

    A few of you might be wondering why I didn't say anything about this week's episode of "The Hill," the Sundance reality TV show following Rep. Robert Wexler and his staff. Well, it's because it was crap. Nothing more to say. If the next episode is worth 12 cents, I might write about it, but this wee ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    February 2, 2006
  • Culture

    October 30, 2003

    The Boss

    In David Brent's The Office, it's better to be popular than competent

  • Culture

    July 31, 2003

    You, Spy

    Why can't Americans make TV shows as good as Brit import MI-5?

  • Culture

    July 18, 2002

    After M*A*S*H

    Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?

  • Culture

    February 21, 2002

    Flunk You

    If Fox expels Undeclared, blame everyone but Judd Apatow

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • Culture

    November 1, 2001

    Hell of a Long Day

    24 has been the most talked-about show of the season and for all the wrong reasons

  • Culture

    August 30, 2001

    Back to School

    Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm

  • News

    June 14, 2001


    Lights! Camera! Conspiracy! A local filmmaker blames Hollywoods mayor for Gus Bouliss untimely demise.

  • Best of BPB

    May 17, 2001
  • Culture

    May 3, 2001

    Shoot Straight

    Chris Carter considers the futures of X-Files and Lone Gunmen

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched

  • Arts and Entertainment

    May 11, 2000
  • Calendar

    December 11, 1997