How Did NBC's Slap Strike You?
If you’ve seen any of NBC’s recent promos for its new miniseries The Slap, you may have been tricked into thinking that Zachary Quinto’s Harry is the lone bad guy in a group of do-gooders. READ MORE & GRADE THE EPISODE
Better Call Saul: Does AMC's New Breaking Bad Prequel Make Good?
Long before Saul Goodman ever heard the name Heisenberg, he was a struggling New Mexico lawyer with a pile of debt collection notices and a flair for the dramatic.
Breaking Bad was Walter White’s story; Better Call Saul is Saul’s. READ MORE & GRADE IT
Will You Pledge Allegiance to NBC's Russian Spy Drama?
The Spy Who Cooked Me Dinner and Tucked Me Into Bed.
That could be an alternate title for NBC’s new Russian spy thriller/family drama Allegiance. But did the twisty turns of the covert O’Connor clan capture your loyalties during Thursday’s series premiere? READ MORE & GRADE IT
Fresh Off the Boat: Are You On Board With ABC's New Comedy?
Orlando, Fla.: Home to ignorant elementary-schoolers, poorly attended steakhouses and soccer moms who carry dog poop while they Rollerblade. READ MORE & GRADE THE PREMIERE
Super Bowl XLIX: Grade Katy Perry's Firework-Filled Halftime Show!
Baby, you really are a firework.
Pop songstress Katy Perry filled her Super Bowl XLIX halftime show with color, pageantry, whimsy and a too-much-isn’t-enough sensibility that meshed well with one of the most hyped sporting events of the year. READ MORE & GRADE IT
Super Bowl XLIX: Idina Menzel Sings the National Anthem — How'd She Do?
Broadway star Idina Menzel sang the national anthem prior to kickoff at Super Bowl XLIX, her first large-scale performance since a much-critiqued appearance on Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.
So, Internet: How’d she do? READ MORE & GRADE IT
J.K. Simmons Hosts SNL: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches!
J.K. Simmons may be the least-recognizable name to serve as Saturday Night Live host during the show’s landmark 40th season. But the beloved character actor — who just scored an Oscar nomination for Whiplash — seemed on paper like READ MORE, WATCH VIDEO & GRADE THE EPISODE
Sons of Liberty: Was the Premiere of History's Miniseries Revolutionary?
A group of unlikely acquaintances unite to take down a common enemy in History’s Revolutionary War drama Sons of Liberty, and — to paraphrase a famous quotation from the era — it’s a time that tries even the most patient TV viewer’s soul. READ MORE & GRADE IT
Blake Shelton Hosts SNL: What Were the Best and Worst Sketches?
Blake Shelton has been the breakout comedic star of The Voice since its premiere in April 2011, and yet it’s taken ’til January 2015 for him to land a hosting gig on Saturday Night Live? READ MORE & GRADE THE EPISODE
A to Z Series Finale Recap: Do Andrew and Zelda Live Happily Ever After?
Those hoping for some resolution as to what happens after A to Z‘s central couple is done dating will have to READ MORE & GRADE THE EPISODE