Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Damian Lewis On The Conflicts And Complexities Of 'Homeland'

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Damian Lewis is a newly minted Emmy winner for his role as Nicholas Brody on Showtime's tense spy thriller Homeland.


A Dull Night At The Emmys, But A Big One For 'Homeland' And 'Modern Family'

Monday, September 24, 2012

A night of mostly expected winners and lackluster production made for a boring Emmys telecast.

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'American Idol' Picks New Judges And Makes A Surprising Grab For Relevance

Monday, September 17, 2012

American Idol announced its new judges, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, and showed some new interest in actually connecting with existing music fans.


On Already Missing The Angry, Passionate Writing Of David Rakoff

Friday, August 10, 2012

Writer David Rakoff, who has died at the age of 47, left both writing and audio appearances on shows like This American Life that illustrate a worldview that was dark, but deeply human.

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Mariah Carey Is Joining 'American Idol' As A Judge

Monday, July 23, 2012

Mariah Carey has been announced as the newest American Idol judge, in the wake of the departures of Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez.

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Emmy Nominations Are Tomorrow, So Let's Overanalyze Our Favorites

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Tomorrow morning are the Emmy nominations, and we've already given them way too much thought.


Your New 'American Idol' Is (Surprise!) A Laid-Back Dude With An Acoustic Guitar

Thursday, May 24, 2012

American Idol crowned another guy last night who's an awful lot like the guys they've been crowning for the last four seasons.

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'Saturday Night Live' Shows Its Heart On Kristen Wiig's Last Night

Monday, May 21, 2012

On this weekend's Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig got an emotional send-off.


Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom': The Ten Most Sorkin Things In The Trailer

Monday, April 02, 2012

We look at the signature moves in the trailer for Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama, The Newsroom.

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Tebow, Tailgating, And Team Loyalty: Why The NFL Needs Nice Guys More Than Ever

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Tim Tebow and Peyton Manning have two things in common: they're guys who inspire a lot of personal loyalty from fans who have increasingly complicated relationships with NFL teams.


Kristin Chenoweth On God, Comedy And Dolly Parton

Saturday, March 03, 2012

The Emmy-winning actress stars on ABC's new GCB, a sort of Desperate-Housewives-ish dishy, soapy comedy-drama premiering Sunday night. The show — about a group of Southern Christian women — hit close to home for the singer, who grew up in the Bible Belt and describes herself as a "God person."


'Artist' Comes Out On Top As Oscars Regroup, Reminisce

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Artist and Hugo — two movies about movies — were the two big winners at Sunday night's Oscars. The show itself? Well, with Billy Crystal hosting and a raft of tame reminders about the magic of movies, "cautious" might be the best word.


Six Things To Watch For In The Oscar Nominations Tomorrow Morning

Monday, January 23, 2012

We serve up a few of the things we're watching for in tomorrow morning's Oscar nominations.


The State Of The Tiara: Whatever Happened To Miss America?

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Miss America has seen declining ratings and a certain drain on her cultural cachet. What ever happened to the sparkle?


'30 Rock' Returns From Hiatus As NBC Juggles Its Thursday Comedies

Thursday, January 12, 2012

NBC's Thursday comedy lineup returns tonight, with an old favorite back after a hiatus and another old friend missing for the time being.


Callin' Oates: The Hotline You Don't Need (But Might Call Anyway)

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A new hotline puts the music of Hall & Oates at your fingertips. The question, of course, is: Why?


The Golden Globe Nominations: Still Crazy After All These Years

Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Golden Globes are, as always, a mix of what makes all the sense in the world, and what makes no sense at all.


So The Mythbusters Punched A Hole In A House With A Cannonball. Now What?

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Mythbusters has tried out a lot of things in the last few years, but trying a cannonball fired through a residential neighborhood? That was an accident.

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Performances: Michelle Williams Teases Out The Lie Of 'My Week With Marilyn'

Monday, November 28, 2011

A look at some of the great film performances of 2011 kicks off with Michelle Williams playing Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn. Her performance is, in many ways, more honest than the film.


Fulfillment And Inventory Choice: Two Ways Of Looking At Adam Sandler In Drag

Monday, November 14, 2011

We consider the disconnect between critics and audiences and the two models that often divide them.