Unlike so many trumped-up celebrations of famous people, the three-day farewell to Oprah Winfrey taking place — where else? — on The Oprah Winfrey Show can scarcely be dismissed as self-congratulation or hype. READ FULL STORY »
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Saturday Night Live wrapped up its season by opting for familiar characters and sketches that ranged from quite to very funny. Host Justin Timberlake acted, danced, and, yes, sang up a storm, but so did music guest Lady Gaga, who proved to be a delightfully game addition to a number of sketches. READ FULL STORY »
Oh my, is it the end of the season for Saturday Night Live already? Well, what better way to cap it off with one of the show’s best hosts, Justin Timberlake? And, as the music guest, a READ FULL STORY »
'The Good Wife' season finale recap: 'Closing Arguments' opened new doors for Alicia and Will and Peter and...
The Good Wife closed out its season with a finale titled “Closing Arguments” that must have set hearts aflutter for anyone who’s spent the season hoping Alicia and Will would get together. The rest of us marveled one last time at how much storytelling The Good Wife can cram into an hour. This is, I’m convinced, the reason The Good Wife has taken off as an audience obsession, an Internet-watercooler phenomenon: Co-creators Robert and Michelle King are steadfastly sure that viewers of network, one-hour genre shows (The Good Wife is a courtroom drama-slash-romance novel for TV) can absorb a lot more plot, characterization, and detail than the audience is frequently given credit for. READ FULL STORY »
Season finales always have the potential for surprise. I was struck by how low-key, for example, Justified chose to close out a superbly acted season; I was a little disappointed that it withheld the pleasure of a good old Western shoot-out that would have forced Raylan Givens to give in to his held-in-check violent side and dispatch one or two of the season’s memorable antagonists. Similarly, last night’s 30 Rock surprised me for the almost bleak finale it presented, which READ FULL STORY »
Friday Night Lights wrapped up its season and the entire series on DirecTV on Wednesday night. If I told you how many times my eyes welled up watching the finale, you’d think I was a terrible pushover. But man, that was one fine, emotional, intelligent, and satisfying ending.
It was Christmastime in Dillon, Texas, and Eric and Tami Taylor were still fighting over their conflicting job offers.
SPOILER ALERT: DON’T READ THIS IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW HOW FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS ENDS READ FULL STORY »
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