Winter TV First Impression: NBC's Deception Delivers a Cop With a Revengenda

DECEPTION -- Season: Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r) Victor Garber as Robert Bowers, Meagan Good as Joanna Locasto, Wes Brown as Julian Bowers, Katherine LaNasa as Sophia Bowers, Ella Rae Peck as Mia Bowers, Tate Donovan as Edward Bowers and Laz Alonso as Will Moreno -- (Photo by: J.R. Mankoff/NBC)

There are more than a dozen scripted programs debuting in early 2013, including Kevin Bacon’s series television debut, a new riff on Jekyll and Hyde and a look at Carrie Bradshaw’s fabulous high school years. To help you plan your viewing/re-prioritize your DVR, TVLine is offering First Impressions of several of the new shows. First up on our list… READ OUR FIRST IMPRESSION

TVLine's 2012 in Review, Part 2: Best Cliffhanger, Worst New Character and 38 More Categories


Auld acquaintance may be forgot, but for us at TVLine, the year in TV certainly isn’t.

We reviewed the past 12 months of television fare and picked out what we loved, hated and couldn’t shut up about. We’re talking …READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

TVLine's 2012 in Review, Part 1: The Best & Worst Love Stories, Sex Scenes, 'Aww' Moments & More


Looking for something to keep you cozy as 2012 comes to a chilly close? TVLine hereby kicks off its two-part review of the year in TV with this heartwarming (and perhaps other body parts-warming) rundown of the year’s most notable sex- and love-related moments on TV. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

'American Idol Live!' 2012 Concert Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

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‘American Idol Live!’ 2012 touched down in Newark, N.J. on Tuesday night, and while the pacing of the show suffered more stops and starts than an octogenarian trying out a stick-shift for the first time, the Season 11 Top 10 nevertheless proved they have plenty of gas in their tanks as the tour enters its final two weeks.

Paired with the right material, a number of the finalists confirmed they can indeed command a stadium-sized crowd: READ MORE

Review: Who Doesn't Like a Juicy Scandal?

SCANDAL - ABC's "Scandal" stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope. (ABC/CRAIG SJODIN)

Spring has sprung, and with it comes more than a dozen TV series premieres. Perhaps the buzziest of the bunch arrives this week, from the pen of Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice creator Shonda Rhimes and revolving around a doctor — of spin. READ REVIEW

Jonah Hill Hosts SNL: Best and Worst Skits


The most memorable moments of this week’s Saturday Night Live didn’t feature Jonah Hill. The second-time host was upstaged from the get-go (when Tom Hanks popped up during the opening monologue), and this trend lasted up until he ‘rapped’ up the show with Kristen Wiig. READ MORE

First Impression: NBC's Awake Will Rouse You

AWAKE -- Episode: Pilot -- Pictured: Jason Isaacs as Michael Britten -- Photo by: Lewis Jacobs/NBC

The broadcast and major cable networks are debuting nearly two dozen primetime shows this winter. To help you sort through it all, TVLine is presenting a few First Impressions. Next up is.… READ REVIEW

The TVLine-Up: 5 Web Series Worth Watching


This week, take an Anatomy class with the makers of CSI, discover what Judy Greer classifies as the high point of her workout life, and find how how super dense milk can help you levitate. READ MORE

Revenge Recap: The New Revengenda

THE RIVER - "Perception" - In an atmosphere of nervous excitement for Emily & Daniel's upcoming engagement party, things quickly start to unravel: Victoria tries to regain the upper hand by using Conrad's own father against him; Jack finds himself wandering deeper into the fray; the rug gets pulled out from under Charlotte, and even more so for Emily, on "Revenge," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/COLLEEN HAYES)

 [Warning: If you've yet to watch Wednesday’s episode of Revenge, avert your! Everyone else, read on...]

The countdown to next week’s anticipated Fire & Ice Ball continued on Revenge last night as the Graysons played host to another dinner party from hell. Who was left in the crosshairs and who was exposed? Let’s review. READ MORE

Rating the Super Bowl Commercials (2nd Half)


It’s Super Bowl time (on NBC), and advertisers pay very, very steeply to wave their wares in front of 100 million viewers.

Who enlisted A-list talent? (And who shopped a bargain with B-listers and below?) Who went for laughs? Who tugged at heartstrings? And who whipped out the always-reliable S-E-X?

Here is our quick take … READ MORE & WATCH CLIPS