Television

HBO's The Newsroom sputters at the start, but looks promising

As a fresh journalism school graduate, I had high hopes for The Newsroom, the latest series from Aaron Sorkin (creator and writer of The West Wing and The Social Network). The show is about the crew...

Australian comedy Laid offers quirky, dark comedy

Alison Bell plays Roo, a young Australian woman with a unique ex-boyfriend problem.

Events to check out this week in Vancouver like All That Jazz and Car Free Day

It's a good weekend to live in Mount Pleasant. Two of our top events are both on Main Street and if you've never been to its annual car-free celebration, we suggest you go. It'll be tons of fun with...

Game of Thrones repays fan loyalty with one of television’s greatest battles

Throughout the second season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, there have been grumblings that, while the show remains very good and the plot continues to advance, it has become too talky for a fantasy epic...

Vancouver's The Travel Guys to air in Canada

They've gotten up close and personal with panda bears in Xian, China, snorkeled along the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and dressed as samurai warriors in Osaka, Japan. All in a days work for...

Fiat's offensive "boob job" ad: is there nothing that cleavage can't sell?

Fiat's new ad has viewers torn whether it's brilliant marketing or deeply sexist and boycott-worthy.

Upfronts update: Community, Parks and Recreation, Up All Night renewed by NBC, ABC re-ups Happy Endings

The wonderful weirdos of Pawnee will grace our screens for 22 episodes next year.

Upfronts update: 30 Rock picked up for seventh and final season

Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin can hug it out as they roll into 30 Rock's swan song.

With upfronts looming, NBC considers half-season orders for its best shows

The lovely and talented Tina Fey appears ready to play herself off with a final season of 30 Rock.

Community triple-shot: Harmon and Chase's behind-the-scenes drama appears to be cooling off

Part two: Community’s behind-the-scenes drama appears to be cooling off.