So much big stuff! Fans are gonna love Monday's 'Chuck.' Why didn't we?
The teams head from Argentina to Germany for plates of sauerkraut and boots of beer
'Big Love' closes out an uneven season with a dark, foreboding final chapter.
"Big Love" ends a frustrating, flawed season with what might be its best season finale yet. There will likely be a hue and cry from people who just don't buy that Bill would ever get so far as to out his family as a polygamist one on the steps of the state capitol, and I suppose I can see the point of view that Bill's wives, who are clearly uneasy about this whole turn of events, should have struck back harder, should have killed this idea dead. But I'm still on board. I think that the path the show was on of the family keeping its secrets secret was always going to be somewhat untenable. This has always been a show about a very different family trying to take control of its destiny and the slow realization by some of its members that that destiny isn't what they want after all.
[Full recap of Sunday's (March 7) finale after the break...]
The 'Hangover' star is a force, but he only occasionally overcomes the 'SNL' writing
It’s a simple fact that, combined with the rather great Vampire Weekend, makes this an episode of “SNL” that I’m actively execited about, which is both extremely rare and extremely dangerous. On the one hand, it means there is plenty of potential; on the other hand, it means that the show has that much further to fall.
Full details on just how far “SNL” managed to fall from those expectations after the jump…
As Joseph restarts his search for Tamara, Daniel's main rival comes to Caprica to claim a debt
“Caprica” set the stage for the next phase of its narrative in tonight’s episode, entitled “Know Thy Enemy.” In some ways, the episode looked back to the pilot, revisiting key moments and shedding new light upon them. But it also clearly demarcated new arcs, as Sister Clarice and Daniel Graystone both had old rivals reintroduced into their lives. One came back on the scene brandishing bombs, the other came back brandishing smiles. Both proved equally charismatic and formidable. While the over-aching storyline of “Caprica” can only end one way, it’s nice to see these smaller arcs show such promise. Onto the recap!
[Full recap of Friday's (March 5) "Caprica" after the break...]
Coach recovers his mojo, Idol searching runs amuck and a new alliance is floated
Itâ€™s a hard(ware) challenge, but the designer with the biggest disaster doesnâ€™t go home
Whoo hoo, it’s the final ten designers! Everyone’s super excited, although I would think any week you don’t get sent home is probably super exciting, but people like nice, round numbers for some reason. Mila’s sad so many women have eaten it, but she’s empowered that she hasn’t, which pretty much kills off any of the warm fuzziness I built up for Mila in the last episode.
[Full recap of Thursday's (March 4) "Project Runway" after the break...]
After a surprising first week, the cuts to 16 are more predictable for 'Idol'
It's time for another unpredictable Thursday night on "American Idol."
Last week, I think I mentioned all four of the eliminated contestants as being "In Danger," but when it came to actually predicting, I may have gone 0-4. It wouldn't be at all surprising if this week's results were just as flummoxing.
Click through for all of the minute-by-minute excitement and tedium of Thursday's (March 4) "American Idol"...
Crystal Bowersox rises from a hospital bed to lead a night of mixed performances
Idol Nation had been unable to sleep or digest solid foods for the better part of two days, but just minutes before showtime on Wednesday, the final word came through Ryan Seacrest's Twitter feed: Crystal Bowersox will perform!
And, with that, Wednesday's (March 3) performances by the Top 10 "American Idol" women had their luster and sense of wonderment restored.
Click through for a full recap of Wednesday night's performances...
A Sayid-centric episode advances Smokey's endgame considerably
"There's a man in the jungle about a mile south of here by the outer wall. He sent me back here to give you a message. He wants you to know that Jacob is dead. And because he's gone, none of you have to stay here any longer. You're free. The man that I met is leaving the Island forever. Those of you who want to go with him should leave the Temple and join him. You have until sundown to decide."
"What happens at sundown if we stay?"
I'm looking at my Twitter feed right now as I gear up to write this week's recap, and the reaction to this season as a whole seems to be slowly but surely dividing "Lost" fandom. There's a rift developing among fans that's as pronounced as the one developing on the Island, and it's interesting to see why people are checking out and suddenly proclaiming themselves to be upset.
First, I'm going to revise the way I've been doing these recaps, because I think I was falling into a bad habit of simply writing a transcription of what happened, instead of offering up any analysis or speculation, and that's the fun of a show like "Lost" in the first place. One of you complained about it in the comments section last week, and then several of you also e-mailed me about it, and I think you're right. We'll discuss what happened, but at this point, with only ten episodes to go after this, there's an endgame coming into focus that is absolutely worth discussing.