Elizabeth Cauvel vs. Courtney Lapresi is going to be the MasterChef 2014 finale, right?

It seems like they’ve been building to a female showdown as the finals for some time now, right? Continue Reading


Courtney Lapresi and Cutter Brewer are just awful to watch on MasterChef Season 5

I’ve been watching a lot of Master Chef recently. I have no idea why. This morning, I woke up at 4:21am having to pee. I did that and couldn’t successfully go back to sleep, so I went and watched the… Continue Reading

Modern Family gets all the ink, but ABC’s other comedies — Trophy Wife (cancelled, le sigh), The Goldbergs, and Suburgatory, for example — are pretty solid

It’s upfronts time in TV, so networks are announcing shows that got the ax (no more seasons) and some of their new shows for the fall. Over at ABC, Modern Family gets all the ink (its last couple of episodes have been… Continue Reading


A completely unscientific look at Ross and Rachel, Danny and Mindy, Jess and Nick and the culture of will-they-or-won’t-they

Yesterday, The Guardian wrote this about The Mindy Project: The Mindy Project‘s Mindy and Danny are TV’s last romantic hope. There is no longer any great ‘will-they, won’t-they’ mystery, because they have (kissed on an airplane, which was amazing), and now they will. The final shot… Continue Reading

Modern Family is having a down year this year (mostly), but it’s really helping out USA Network on the syndication side

Modern Family has won 62 awards and been nominated 155 times total since its inception, it’s helped make Sofia Vergara a multi-millionaire several times over, and it’s at the point where it’s getting mentioned in headline fields with Breaking Bad and American Hustle. As… Continue Reading