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TV Tonight: ‘Lone Gunmen’ return to ‘X-Files’?

WASHINGTON, February 15, 2015 – Thus far, the Fox Network’s reboot of its cult sci-fi, conspiracy-theorist series “X-Files” has been a fitfully successful mixed bag. According to multiple sources, the new episodes intend to follow the old series episodes, roughly alternating paranoid paranormal episodes with one-off “monster-of-the-week” shows. Up to this point, that’s exactly what ...

TV Tonight: “GREASE: LIVE” to air January 31 on Fox

WASHINGTON, January 31, 2016 – Time to put out a BOLO for fans of Broadway and movie musicals: “Grease” is the word. Right here. Right now. Whether you’re an aging Boomer “hopelessly devoted” to either the original Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey hit musical (1971) or the 1978 smash film version starring a (trim) John ...

Fox network: ‘The X-Files: Re-opened’ reboots as new miniseries

WASHINGTON, January 23, 2016 – That legendary 1990s TV phenomenon known as “The X-Files” returns to network TV on Sunday January 24 and Monday January 25 airing on Fox affiliates at 10 p.m. EST. This two-episode reboot for the new 6-part miniseries promises to take the show in an entirely different direction, while blending the ...

Fox pulls anemic ‘Red Band Society’ from TV lineup

WASHINGTON, November 28, 2014 – Fall 2014 season cancellations are picking up steam again, as Fox announced it’s pulling the plug on “Red Band Society,” its new drama focused on really sick kids. A great deal of PR was dished out on this unusual show in its late summer advertising run-up. But this writer, at ...

On Fox: ‘I Wanna Marry Harry’ gals meet bogus Prince Charming

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 – The Fox TV network continues to pour out the new stuff to populate its summer schedule and, hopefully, snatch up extra summer viewers in the process. One of its latest efforts, the comedy game show RIOT, premiered last week with executive producer Steve Carell taking the top guest spot. This ...

How Fox should fix American Idol’s falling TV ratings

SAN DIEGO, January 29, 2014 – After 2013’s disaster of a season with singer/rapper Nicki Minaj front and center, the reality competition TV series “American Idol” which once ruled the airwaves found itself in free fall. Time to clean house. The producers were replaced. Judge Randy Jackson left. The rambling Minaj and her dull counterpart ...

Hits, misses, and cancelled shows of the fall 2013 TV season

SAN DIEGO, October 10, 2013 – Winners and losers are emerging at a record pace just a few weeks into the fall 2013 TV schedule. There are a few legitimate hits so far, and they are mainly drama series, similar to fall 2012. “The Blacklist” with James Spader is the first series to be picked ...