Daily Archives: September 5, 2011

Monday TV: When ‘Real Housewives’ Get Real

Husbands never had it good on the “Real Housewives” series. They were seen as cads, or dunces, unreliable or plain dull. Even if the guy is famous, such as Kelsey Grammer, he is not safe from his wife’s insults or divorce decrees for the reality audience. But things got very real on “Real Housewives of […]

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Other Monday TV: Three 9/11 Specials, A Kardashian Finale

Sometimes you can’t tell the passage of time until you see how quickly kids have grown in, for example, the decade since 9/11. More than 3,000 children lost a parent in the terrorist attacks; “Children of 9/11” (NBC, 10 p.m.) looks at the lives of 11 of them, to see how they coped in the intervening […]

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The Shambles of the MDA Telethon

For as much as he did for the cause of Muscular Dystrophy prevention, and telethons in general, you’d think Jerry Lewis would have been treated a little better than he was this year when he was yanked from the annual telecast just over a month before its airing Sunday. Lewis had been talking last spring […]

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