Just about the best news I heard all week: CBS's renewal of the splendid The Good Wife for a sixth season, among a ton of other pick-ups. If the month or more of special-Sunday distractions (Super Bowl, Olympics, Oscars) caused you to drift away, now's a great time for "Opting Back In." Which happens to be the name of a keynote speech Alicia (Julianna Margulies) is nervously preparing for the annual American Bar Association powwow in New York City — an occasion allowing for a terrific running gag involving new Mayor Bill De Blasio (Sunday, 9/8c).
The road of great expectations invariably contains its share of potholes. So it is with SundanceTV's The Red Road (Thursday, 9/8c), a lugubrious six-episode drama that's as overwrought as it is underwhelming, representing a rare misfire for the channel that brought us such outstanding originals as Top of the Lake and Rectify last year.
Jay Leno went out (again) on a high note.
The host's final Tonight Show Thursday drew 14.6 million viewers and a 3.8 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, making it the show's biggest audience since Jerry Seinfeld visited the night of the sitcom's ...
Rake failed to hook viewers Thursday.
The Greg Kinnear drama premiered to a modest 7.1 million viewers and a 1.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, losing ...
Keegan Deane, the lovable mess at the center of Fox's new drama Rake, isn't exactly the guy you want to ask for advice.
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However, that's just what Fox is doing in a series of new promos for the show. In the exclusive clips below, the show asks "What Would Keegan Do?" in a number of everyday situations, including taking a nap or teaching your kid how to drive. Needless to say, we don't think viewers will find Keegan's suggestions helpful — unless they're seeking tips on what not to do.
Rake, based on an Australian series of the same name...