Whatever you may be doing on Friday night, chances are you’re not watching Friday Nights Lights on NBC. Now entering its fourth season, FNL (as it is known to devotees) is the best show on TV that no one watches. Last year, it was the 127th-most-watched program on network TV.
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Monday: The Painted Veil
File this under movies not enough people went to see: 2006’s The Painted Veil is a haunting drama, based on the (excellent) W. Somerset Maugham novel. The film stars Edward Norton and Naomi Watts as a British couple in the midst of marital strife, who go to a Read More
Not to be confused with Mercy, here comes Trauma. This new NBC series—which has the snazziest ad campaign of the fall (non-Man Men edition)—eschews whiny nurses for tough-as-nails EMT workers and hopes to give action junkies a boost of adrenaline. Of course, that all sounds perfectly generic, but remember: Peter Berg Read More
The leaves have yet to change color, but it must be fall: New York City has finally gotten serious.
The Kingdom (#1) reigned over the Manhattan box office this weekend, easily out-grossing the top movie in the country, the Rock comedy The Game Plan (#4). The Peter Berg-directed thriller (which one writer at The Read More