Television Archive: January, 2012

'Big Bang' explodes myth of 'Idol' invulnerability

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Fox’s world might not be turned upside down, but it’s definitely tilting. On Thursday night, CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory”... Read more
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Farewell, 'Chuck,' hail to new 'Spartacus'

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One hero says goodbye and another returns in a different guise tonight, as NBC’s “Chuck” (8 p.m., NBC10) wraps up its fifth... Read more

The Phillie Phanatic speaks! On ’30 Rock’

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Wow, Tina Fey is really obsessed with the Phillie Phanatic this season. In the first of last night’s two new 30 Rock episodes, Jack Donaghy... Read more

The Magic Cyclops rocks 'American Idol'

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You think you’ve seen bizarre contestants on Idol? Well, the Magic Cyclops who turned up last night for the auditions in Aspen stole... Read more

Maurice Sendak proves why he's awesome on 'Colbert'

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Photo courtesy of PBS' "American Masters" Maurice Sendak gave his first of a two part interview on "The Colbert Report" last night... Read more

Promo for Michael Jackson tribute on 'Glee'

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Next week’s episode of Glee? Yeah, Rachel is supposed to give her answer to Finn’s heartfelt marriage proposal. Frankly, the... Read more

The claws come out on 'The Bachelor'

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It’s never a good sign when one of the fair maidens vying for your heart quotes Charlie Sheen. Repeatedly. But it does make for... Read more

Jim Carrey’s daughter makes the cut on 'Idol'

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OK, how many of you stayed up late enough last night to watch the special edition of American Idol that followed the NFC Championship game... Read more