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Television Archive

September 24, 2007
Are You Sitting Down?

With time travelers, vampire detectives, grim reapers, and bionic women, the new TV lineup runs from intriguing to absurd.

September 17, 2007

In a bunker beneath Cardiff, in a convenient rift in the space-time continuum, Captain Jack’s supersecret “Torchwood” team of young scientist-investigators use scavenged alien technology to identify and eliminate unwelcome alien invaders.

September 17, 2007
Most Honorable Son

Meet Ben Kuroki, now 90 years old. A Nebraska-born Nisei he volunteered for the Army after Pearl Harbor, served on an elite B-24 bomber unit, was captured in North Africa and escaped, and flew 30 missions over Europe and another 28 over Japan.

September 17, 2007
The Big Uneasy

In the cop drama K-Ville, New Orleans serves as a stormy backdrop for low-rent noir and pent-up rage.

August 13, 2007
Slouching Toward La-La Land

In Californication, another cranky novelist goes Hollywood, bamboozled by sun and skin.

July 30, 2007
Men Behaving Blandly

The Company is a plodding look at the CIA, enlivened only by Michael Keaton as the spookiest spook.

July 23, 2007
Mad Men

Jon Hamm stars as a hotshot creative director at a New York advertising agency that is equally eager, in 1960, to sell cigarettes and Richard Nixon.

July 23, 2007
The Kill Point

The Kill Point bucks a trend. Hostage shows have not fared well as series television. The combination of claustrophobia and suspense seems to wear everybody out.

July 23, 2007
Have You Met My Guardian Angel?

Two new shows saddle great female leads (Holly Hunter, Lili Taylor) with far-fetched premises.

June 18, 2007

Heartland asks us to sit still for a Treat Williams who, while once again practicing medicine, is even more of a noble noodle than he was on Everwood.

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