One of the best things about television is the variety of content and subject matter that is available for consumption. It is so wide-reaching, there are so many channels, genres and series to choose from that pretty much anyone can find something they enjoy. Add to that options like Netflix and Hulu to get caught up on shows you may have missed or as an introduction to new series and there is no end to the possibilities for viewing enjoyment. As it turns out, television in 2012 is so varied that there was little to no agreement on any of our writers’ favorites.
The Screen Invasion Team watches a lot of television. (Something you may have guessed from the many, many recaps posted daily.) As we watched our Fall TV faves, we noticed a trend: namely, female characters who are kicking ass and taking names (literally, in some cases). Ladies so successfully dominating their respective TV-universes that nothing keeps them down for long. And we wanted to do a little something to show these kick-ass TV chicks the R-E-S-P-E-C-T that is so rightly theirs.
The Primetime Emmys are supposed to represent the cream of the crop when it comes to honoring the year’s best television programs, and before I go any further, I’d like to say that for the most part, the academy did a good job with its nominations. Still, The Emmys tend to
ATX Festival PARENTHOOD Screening and Lovefest (with Dax Shepard, Mae Whitman, Jason Ritter and more)
The Parenthood Screening which rounded out the ATX Television Festival in Austin this weekend was much fun. I am a big fan of the show and my very favorite actors were in attendance. I was relieved that unlike other screenings at the festival, they did not show the last episode
Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell are a real-life couple and now they play a couple in the new movie Hit and Run. I don’t hate either of them but I’m not a huge fan of either of them either. Hit and Run was written by Dax Shepard who also is
It was another busy day of pick-ups, renewals and cancellations of various television shows, and NBC and ABC did most of the heavy lifting. NBC kept chugging along as it picked up two new dramas while also renewing some old favorites. According to Deadline, Parenthood has been renewed, and both Community and30 Rock will be coming
Airing during the pre-game coverage, I know I missed this gem of a commercial on Super Bowl Sunday. Advertising all of NBC and its shows, the extended version spans nearly four minutes and features a musical number from How to Succeed in Business in Really Trying. Watch the casts of