When ABC decided it was time for Last Man Standing to stage something of a Home Improvement reunion for its January 11 episode, Tim Allen reached out to pal and...read more
It's only Monday and I'm already exhausted from all the great TV exploding from both fronts, network and cable. What a great relief, by the way, that the season finale of Battlestar Galactica and the season opener of The Sopranos are finally behind us. It has been hard beyond belief keeping my trap shut about these remarkable series, because (from my chair) spoilers are verboten.
First off, that audacious Galactica finale, with President Roslyn conceding the election after dabbling in fraud, only to be replaced by a debauched fraud in Baltar. A terrific, if controversial, twist in jumping forward a year, with our human heroes settling on the none-too-plush New Caprica, having been lulled into false security (at least the Baltar contingent) by the Cylon retreat. I imagine next season we'll get a numbread more
West WingThe Sopranos aren't the only long-lost friends returning tonight. After almost two months, The West Wing is back. Remember when there used to be actual television seasons, starting in the fall and ending in the summer? Honestly, George Lucas wasted less time between Star Wars episodes than these guys. Now the lame-duck series can finally begin its swan song. For longtime Wing fans, the show's cancellation is bittersweet. It's definitely time to wrap it up, but we just hope the series goes out with a bang, not a whimper. Well, this episode definitely starts off in the "bang" category with a Josh-Donna kiss, breaking the West Wing's longest-standing taboo before the title sequence! Was anyone else surprised at how cool read more