World Series comes in third in the Wednesday ratings

 
Tuesday night’s primetime broadcast ratings! 1. NCIS is bigger than the World Series with 17.1 total viewers. 2. Even newcomer NCIS: Los Angeles outscores the Giants vs. Royals with 16.1 million. 3. At least the World Series can take comfort in the fact that it won the night in the demo, which ... Read more
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“Mike Tyson Mysteries” coming to Adult Swim

 
If rape can’t keep Bill Cosby off TV, why not Mike Tyson? Adult Swim—which is the cable’s most watched network for viewers 18-35 because pot is a helluva drug—is launching a new series called Mike Tyson Mysteries. Okay, the description of the pilot episode is delightfully nonsensical: Episode ... Read more
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The “Homeland” approach to ethics and philosophy

 
Are you an ethical person? Has a TV show ever changed your outlook on a moral issue? Adultery, drug use, violence… Ethical dilemmas are at the heart of any good TV drama, and over the last 15 years, the best shows have gone out of their way to illuminate the tortured minds of some highly ... Read more
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