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Articles tagged with 'tv'


Smithers comes out as gay as "The Simpsons" attempts to stay relevant

Published Sept. 29, 2015

Television's worst-kept secret will no longer be a secret. According to a TV Line interview with "The Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean, Smithers, Mr. Burns' long-suffering assistant, will come out to his boss and to audiences this upcoming season - the show's 27th.


Colbert does his best Dr. Frankenstein impression in "Late Show" debut

Published Sept. 9, 2015

The late night talk show is dead. With that being the case, Stephen Colbert seems to be having fun playing "Weekend at Bernie's," bringing a little weird oddball blip to its pulse - at least judging by last night's debut of "Late Show with Stephen Colbert."


Don Wisconsin: 8 local "Mad Men" Easter eggs

Published May 12, 2015

This Sunday at 9 p.m., "Mad Men" wraps up its wild ride with its series finale on AMC. Here at, we're tearfully celebrating the end of eight glorious seasons of "Mad Men" with eight Wisconsin references we spotted throughout the course of the show.


The shows I watch and why

Published May 8, 2015

For me, watching "TV" is a matter of time management. I find time for things that provide value and create entertainment value in my life. I think you should too. So, here's a list of what I watch and why.


Get to know Gortimer Gibbon

Published April 22, 2015

Seeking a new family show to watch this past weekend Jeff Sherman did some searching and reading on Twitter, and found the Amazon Original Series "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street."


A very good "TV" show you haven't heard of

Published Jan. 28, 2015

There's a very well-done 61 minute show that you very well may not know about. Thankfully, you have me to tell you about it. Well, and Amazon.


TV midseason: 10 new series to watch

Published Jan. 13, 2015

Whether you like family drama, married couples, cop shows, a loner, a dubious lawyer, or superheroes, there's bound to be a series premiering soon that'll capture your attention. Here are ten shows to keep an eye on over the next three months.


Is this fracking unbelievable?

Published Jan. 9, 2015

Al Jazeera's Emmy Award-winning "Fault Lines" presents "Death on the Bakken Shale" at 8 p.m. on Monday night. The show will look at the practice of fracking, which is being considered in parts of the country, including Wisconsin.


Predicting the winners and losers of the 2015 Golden Globes

Published Jan. 6, 2015

The Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, are this Sunday, which means awards season has officially begun.'s resident entertainment savants Matt Mueller and Colton Dunham wracked their heads together and made their picks - Matt on the film side, Colton for TV - for who will win Sunday night, as well as who should win and who should've at least gotten a nomination.


Social Circle: What have you "binge watched" lately?

Published Jan. 4, 2015

Winter brings out the couch potato in most of us, making it the ideal time to watch TV series after TV series. With that in mind, asked the Social Circle for its recent favorite shows to devour and feel free to confess your guilty pleasure via the Talkback feature.