October 1, 2014
by Stephanie Earp, posted Jan 6th 2010 12:07PM
Be warned - I'm starting the New Year with a cold. A cold that prevented me from properly introducing 2010 to my friend Stella Artois, and a cold that prevented me from enjoying my favourite Christmas gift - a trip to the big city to see the ballet - and it is a cold that is even now preventing me from breathing, speaking and sleeping peacefully.
Which basically means I am one cranky TV columnist.
My intention this week is to discuss the TV-related New Year's Resolution. For some it is a 'more-and-bigger' proposition, like my neighbours, who scoured the Boxing Day sales for a massive flat-screen to replace their large flat-screen. But for most of us, it is a 'less-and-better' motive that drives us to promise ourselves that this year we will watch only quality programming, and only for two hours a week, and only one night a week, because we'll join a book club, a gym, an internet dating service, whatever.
What I've been thinking about is this: what is good television?
by Bob Sassone, posted Aug 19th 2007 5:01PM
- At 8, CBS has a new Big Brother.
- NBC has preseason football at 8, the Giants vs. the Ravens.
- Discovery has two new episodes of Blue Planet at 8.
- Lifetime has a new State of Mind at 8, then a new Side Order Of Life.
- TNT has a new, two-hour episode of The Company at 8.
- ESPN2 has the Little League World Series at 8.
- Also at 8: Food Network has a new Challenge.
- At 9, Spike has a new episode of The Kill Point.
- There's a new 4400 on USA at 9, then a new Dead Zone.
- A&E has a new Gene Simmons' Family Jewels at 9, then two new episodes of The Two Coreys.
- HGTV has a new Design Star at 9.
- At 9:30, Cartoon Network has a new Naruto.
- At 10, the History Channel has a new Ice Road Truckers.
- Food Network has a new Throwdown with Bobby Flay at 10.
- Comedy Central has a new Mind of Mencia at 10, then a new American Body Shop.
- HBO has a new Big Love at 10, then new episodes of Entourage and Flight of the Conchords.
Check your local TV listings for more.
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