Quantcast

Once A Weekly Show With John Oliver

by Elizabeth Gunto July 21st, 2016
Brit John Oliver leaves the confines of The Daily Show to host his own late-night talk show on HBO. The freedom of premium cable lets Oliver explore the news with more openness (and more nudity and more cursing) than its predecessor would ever get, and Oliver covers the issues without pandering, patronizing
Read More

Buying and Selling With Drew and Jonathan

by T Akery July 14th, 2016
Buying and Selling is a show hosted by the Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott. There is a lot to like in this show. Both brothers take center stage and I like that they can share the spotlight in such a manner. Aside from being such good hosts, the show also offers a balanced approach at looking at houses as well as trying to get them ready to sell.

I like that this show capitalizes on different viewpoints of real
Read More

He Is Spartacus

by Ronald A. Rowe July 7th, 2016
Spartacus is the protagonist in Spartacus: Blood and Sand.  He is based on a former-gladiator turned rebel leader who lived in the first century BC and led what became known as the Third Servile War.  Best known from the 1960 film of the same name, the story of Spartacus has gained new fame in the trilogy of series starring the character on Starz and now, Syfy.

Spartacus was portrayed in the first series, Blood and Sand, by Andy Whitfield.  When
Read More
  • Yard Crashers

    by T Akery June 30th, 2016
    Yard Crashers is a show on the DIY Network. The host looks for people in a home improvement store to makeover their backyards. They have two days to complete the project. Once it is complete, the homeowners have a completely brand new yard.

    The most awkward moments of the show come at the beginning when the contractors are trying to find people to crash. They usually show a couple of
    Read More
  • America’s Got A Show to Watch This Summer

    by Ronald A. Rowe June 23rd, 2016
    America’s Got Talent (AGT) is the biggest hit of the summer.  Against an admittedly weak backdrop of reruns and fledgling summer try-outs, AGT is dominating the ratings and winning new fans in its ninth season.  TV Critics, like me, generally skip over reality / competition television programs but AGT’s momentum is impossible to ignore.  Despite a complete turnover on the judge’s panel and the aging of the program, it
    Read More
  • Nerds! We’ve Got Our Own Show!

    by Ronald A. Rowe June 16th, 2016
    “Nerds, we’ve got our own show!”  With these words, Wil Wheaton introduced fans of science fiction, fantasy, and horror to The Wil Wheaton Project.  It is, as described, a show tailored specifically to self-identifying nerds.  In short, The Wil Wheaton Project is Talk Soup for fans of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.  If you get nostalgic at the mere mention of Battlestar Galactica this is a show for you. 
    Read More