Daily Archives: January 12, 2012

Thursday TV: New Shows ‘The Finder,’ ‘Rob’

The new midseason shows continue to roll out. A spin-off from the people who make “Bones” (Fox, 8 p.m.), “The Finder” (Fox, 9 p.m.) stars Geoff Stults as a savant who vows to find people and things (including the guitar of John Fogerty, who guest stars in the premiere). Meant to be breezy in the […]

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2 Broke Arguments: Picking Fights at TCA

Sometimes, shows are so bad, it’s not even worth asking about. Better to sigh and ignore it, as critics largely did for “Rob,” the frequently offensive send-up of a culture clash with Mexican-Americans that began this week. But when critics generally like a show and are uncomfortable with one aspect of it, they will not […]

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The Executive Dance

When the TV Critics press tour schedule came out without an executive session from CBS, some reporters howled. How could a major network diss them by refusing to face them? “You spoke, we listened,” Nina Tassler said in her session, hastily scheduled for early Wednesday that began, “Good morning, everybody! I’m here!” Never mind that […]

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