Just so that we know "Lindsay" (Sundays at 9:00 p.m. on OWN) is not a trashy reality show, somber black-and-white text greets us to set the stage. On July 30, 2013, Lindsay Lohan ended her 90-day stint in rehab. Four days later, she began filming this show. About two minutes after that, she started a deeply sublimated quest to make her handlers, sycophants and slave labor intensely crazy by stirring up drama in the most mundane tasks you can imagine. I half expected to see Lindsay arguing with the coin slots at the laundromat, but we can all assume Linsday does not do her own laundry.
One episode in, the wheels already seem to be coming off
Kordell talks to Peter, and Porsha has some explaining to do
Remember when NeNe Leakes was the Zen goddess of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"? Well, that's over. I realize that, after perching on her high horse for so long, she needs to get back into the mix in an explosive way lest Bravo kick her to the curb where Sheree Whitfield has been sleeping under a cardboard box. We all know what that means -- bring on the shade! And I don't mean a sunhat!
With Neverland behind us, the new storyline could be a return to form
At last the claustrophobic stint "Once Upon A Time" spent in a surprisingly dark and dreary Neverland has finally ended. Aren't you glad that's over (sorry, Peter Pan)? The show returns tonight (Sun. March 9 at 8:00 p.m. on ABC) with a new story, a new villain and some lingering questions that should be twisty enough to fuel the last eight episodes of the season. But is that enough to bring back viewers?
A lab technician is in intense pain when acid is thrown in his face
Discovery Fit & Health has a new TV series with an Aussie flair -- "Sydney ER," a reality show that debuts tonight (Fri. March 7 at 9:00 p.m. ET) with a double episode premiere. In the first episode, a 19-year-old hip hop star is stabbed in the heart outside of a night club. In the second? A guy is doused with acid. In the face. Don't watch this clip before eating. FYI, this is not a re-enactment.
This teaser is all kinds of creepy
There's one way Katherine can save Nadia, but will she?
This episode was loaded with big moments -- tearful goodbyes, weepy flashbacks, rollercoaster plot twists, and more than one character was sent packing. In truth, the body count was pretty damn high. Given we had so much to digest, I'm not sure I felt the feels I was expecting. Too often I felt as if I was cued by the music to register, "NOW FEEL SOME EPIC SAD, DAMMIT," before the plot whirled on to other matters.
It's not forever, but to give Cristina a proper send-off
'Oprah Prime' reflects on death of Philip Seymour Hoffman
If anyone is going to solve the drug problem in the United States, Oprah Winfrey is the best candidate we have for the job. This week on "Oprah Prime" (Sun. March 9 at 9:00 p.m.), Winfrey sits down for a one-on-one conversation with Russell Brand to talk about addiction. In this exclusive clip, Brand talks about what he sees as a first step toward solving the problem -- and it might not be what you expect.
It's their first go at it, if you don't count 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'
According to Deadline, E! has picked up its very first scripted series (well, if you don't count any of the Kardashian-centric shows). "The Royals" is a one-hour drama about a fictional bunch of British royals set in modern-day London. The show is supposed to be framed by the story of "Hamlet" and capture the "regal opulense" of the British monarchy.
The actress doesn't seem to be back on track
If Oprah Winfrey has to sit you ass down to tell you to "cut the bullshit" (her words, not mine), you may want to listen. Of course, you may have wanted to take that advice before you agreed to be the focus of a reality TV show (in this case, more fittingly called a docudrama) for her network. But Lindsay Lohan apparently didn't get the memo, because this Sunday we get "Lindsay" (Sun. March 9 at 10:00 p.m. on OWN).