I'm a child of television and have grown up on great television. I recognize TV is a tough business and it's hard to make television that is good. Thankfully, good television is still being made and 2014 had its share of great TV moments. Here, some of my favourites.
As we all enjoy the holiday season, let's keep in mind what's most important in life. While I can't speak for other Baby Boomers, it's my guess that for the vast majority of us, family and friends are what count most.
It's the end of the year, which means endless end-of-the-year lists, especially for TV shows. And I didn't watch TV this year. Seriously. I cut the cable cord in 2008. Yes, I am superior to you, thanks for asking.
Here are 6 TV-themed gifts guaranteed to get better ratings with the tube-obsessed types in your life than the most highly anticipated series premiere (if you can bear to give them away).
The impact of Obama's decision is going to be felt far beyond Miami and Havana. America's standing in Latin America just received a zeppelin-sized dose of helium.
Chances are that people who have never even been to Illinois or Chicago have some idea of what it's like here: the brutal weather, the corrupt politicians, the iconic pizza. And they probably got most of those ideas from watching TV shows set in the Windy City and beyond.
Once upon a time, long before the advent of the Internet, and well before we all carried cell phones, a group of unknown kids boarded a bus from school to a small Ottawa TV taping facility.
Sunday night's series finale, it's obvious, would have made a much better premiere than the pilot did. It was probably the show's best hour.
I really miss having no choice. There's a real frisson to those moments when you lose the remote control under the sofa, or the wi-fi network packs up. You might have to watch something you don't like, or even something that you have no opinion about yet. Losing the remote is a scary rollercoaster of possibilities.
"Each day, more than half the world's adult population read a daily newspaper: 2.5 billion in print and more than 800 million in digital form," according to the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
The increasing popularity of comic-book adaptations and the success of the Batman franchise have garnered the latest installment of Batman-oriented entertainment: the new show Gotham.
we can't go back in time, but we can try to emulate the Downton Abbey vibe by visiting England's most stunning hotels -- housed in the former manors and estates of the country's elite.
Granny Clampett and the Dowager Countess of Grantham? Practically identical! Both are feisty old ladies who dress retro, speak their minds, happily manipulate family members and offer plenty of sage advice to the "young 'uns. "
The world has never seen something like this, not even science fiction movies did not exactly predict this. We have seen a drop in the ocean of what's about to happen, approaching us at a lightning speed.
Each episode seeks to leave their little viewers a bit wiser and empowered than they were a half hour earlier. These feisty little phillies focus on big ideas and they hammer home their messages in a way that resonates with kids.
After a week of feeling very poorly, Lauren Platt is lucky to be even singing. The strain of the week really showed, it was her worst vocal of the series to date. Mel B said, "I could feel you weren't into it" Simon said, "I could tell you were straining vocally."