Entries by Denette Wilford from 08/2012

What Soaps Can Learn From 'Dallas' Reboot

| Posted 08.07.2012 | TV

The entire season of "Dallas" should be studied by those helming and writing daytime soaps because this is how it should be done. It's definitely a soap, but that's no slam. It has everything: romance, drama, suspense, a little bit of comedy, but most of all, at its core, it's all about family.

Charlie Sheen Doesn't Lose His Sheen In 'Anger Management'

| Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

No lie, I wanted to bash 'Anger Management' to pieces. Itty-bitty pieces. Unfair, yes, but I have to admit, Charlie Sheen's pretty great in it.

'Big Brother 14': Banish Boogie, Please

| Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

There is one "Big Brother" houseguest who's maddening -- and I think you all know who it is. Sure, Ian may be dorky, Joe's voice is cringe-worthy, Ashley's dimness is embarrassing and Danielle's stalker-y ways are pathetic, but it's Mike Boogie who frustrates.

Watching TV, Old School

| Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

I miss the good ol' days when the converter box was on top of our tube television, our remote was as simple as a calculator, and our separate rewinder sat beside said Beta (then eventually, our VHS) to save the players' power. As much as I love my PVR and TV technology, I don't know if I'll ever be fully "down" with online TV.