Mike Bowers
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Mike Bowers

Mike is a TV-obsessed actor and writer living in Los Angeles, California.

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As I’ve been watching shows this season, I’ve noticed that many of them have something in common: Bigger is better. By this I mean, more

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Last year, if a TV show wasn’t performing well right off the bat, broadcast networks would pull it off the air after only two or

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I have been a fan of the Muppets ever since I can remember. A Muppet Christmas Carol is my favorite Christmas movie. If the movies

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Every season, the networks try to reinvent the wheel of television, looking for what isn’t represented in their lineups and supply it, often with very

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Last season, Empire was a breakout hit for FOX and was easily the biggest new show of last season, breaking records and challenging expectations over

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Jason Voorhees is back….again. I’m not talking about the sequel to the 2009 reboot of Friday the 13th that comes out next year. The CW

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The Slap, an adaptation of an Australian series of the same name, was not the best TV I’ve ever seen. It centers around a grown

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If you’ve been following my Glee reviews, then you know I have some serious issues with the show. Its inconsistent plots, poor character development, contradictory

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So much happened during Wednesday night’s Empire finale that I’m still trying to process it all. But I’ll try to break it down for you.

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Finally! An episode of Glee with good music! It’s been many weeks since I could say that. Not that the music has been bad, per

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On Empire this week, Lucious (Terrence Howard) is about to lose control…and he doesn’t like it. As Empire Records moves closer to going public, he

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I can’t tell whether I’m glad that Glee is acknowledging its issues, or irritated that it’s creating convenient plot devices to get around them. In

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Now that all the alumni storylines are wrapped up, Glee is turning its focus to the new kids. The fact that this hasn’t happened since

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This week’s episode of Empire starts at a high intensity and stays there the entire episode as the Lyon family goes into crisis mode. Cookie

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