Nov 26, 2004

Issue #794

Cover Story

The TV shows on DVD you need to own

Nov 19, 2004
Need help picking the best seasons of ''Buffy'' and other shows on DVD? Here are Entertainment Weekly's recommendations Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 26, 2004)

Features

Four days on the road with Velvet Revolver

by Karen Valby | Nov 26, 2004
EW writer spends four days with the superstar metal group so you don't have to Read it

Review

EW rates the opening credits to TV shows

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 26, 2004
EW rates the opening credits for ''CSI:NY'' and others Read it

Television

Who's The Boss?

by Dalton Ross | Nov 26, 2004
Trump, Burnett, and NBC scuffle over who makes The Apprentice's bootee call Read it

TV's funniest quotes for the week of Nov. 26, 2004

Nov 26, 2004
We pick our favorite quips from talk shows and sitcoms Read it

What to Watch for week of NOVEMBER 22

by Alynda Wheat | Nov 26, 2004
A day-to-day guide to notable programs. Read it

Update

What Happened To...''Clubhouse''?

by Karyn L. Barr | Nov 26, 2004
EW finds out why the baseball drama disappeared Read it

Ask The Critic

How do you feel about backing vocals?

by David Browne | Nov 26, 2004
Check out the latest Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

Book Article

Five reasons to love ''American Flagg!''

by Jeff Jensen | Nov 26, 2004
EW explains why the groundbreaking comic series should be celebrated Read it

Contest winner writes ''Godfather'' sequel

by Gregory Kirschling | Nov 26, 2004
Mark Winegardner discusses what it was like to write the highly anticipated novel, ''The Godfather Returns'' Read it

The Book You Have To Read

Nov 26, 2004
The author of the ''No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency'' series shares his pick for a must-read novel Read it

EW reviews the latest in chick lit

by Clarissa Cruz, Leah Greenblatt | Nov 26, 2004
Here's what we think of ''The Journal of Mortifying Moments,'' ''Don't Even Think About It,'' and ''Kissing in Technicolor'' Read it

Book Review

Wolves Eat Dogs

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 26, 2004
Martin Cruz Smith's Moscow cop Renko returns in the chilling Wolves Eat Dogs. Read it

Whiteout

by Gilbert Cruz | Nov 26, 2004

East Side Story

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 26, 2004

Twisted

by Karyn L. Barr | Nov 26, 2004

Zara's Tales

by Brian M. Raftery | Nov 26, 2004

The Virgin's Lover

by Missy Schwartz | Nov 26, 2004

Skeleton Man

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 26, 2004

False Profits

by David Koeppel | Nov 26, 2004

Road to Purgatory

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 26, 2004

Cover Story

The TV shows on DVD you need to own

Nov 19, 2004
Need help picking the best seasons of ''Buffy'' and other shows on DVD? Here are Entertainment Weekly's recommendations Read it

DVD Review

Seinfeld

by Dalton Ross | Nov 23, 2004

Frasier: The Complete Final Season

by Lynette Rice | Nov 26, 2004

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by Ty Burr | Nov 26, 2004
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, part 3 of the J.K. Rowling chronicle, casts a spell on DVD Read it

Hit List

Dalton Ross's Hit List for the week of Nov. 26, 2004

by Dalton Ross | Nov 26, 2004
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

Movie Article

The best cult TV shows on DVD

Nov 17, 2005
From ''Chappelle's Show'' to ''Pee-wee's Playhouse,'' here are the much-loved, fringe TV shows to make part of your collection Read it

The best reality TV shows on DVD

Nov 19, 2004
From ''The Apprentice'' to ''Survivor: Borneo,'' here are the shows to make part of your collection Read it

This season's six smartest movies

Nov 20, 2004
Here's why ''Finding Neverland,'' ''Sideways,'' and four other films are Oscar-worthy must-sees Read it

Colin Firth is ready to dump his romantic image

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 26, 2004
The ''Bridget Jones'' star may be a heartthrob, but he's done playing Mr. Nice Guy. (It's not you, it's him.) Read it

''J.K. Rowling And The Birth Of Harry Potter'' is the Backstory of the Week

Nov 26, 2004
''J.K. Rowling And The Birth Of Harry Potter'' Read it

Roundtable Q&A with TV's Golden Girls

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Nov 26, 2004
EW reunites Bea Arthur, Betty White, and Rue McClanahan for an interview to talk about the new ''Golden Girls'' DVD Read it

Q&A with Garrison Keillor

by Bob Cannon | Nov 26, 2004
The host of ''Prairie Home Companion'' discusses the release of his radio show on DVD Read it

Q&A with ''The Office'''s Ricky Gervais

by Leah Reisman-Senes | Nov 26, 2004
The star of the hit British sitcom talks about writing comedy, making his co-stars laugh, and being successful Read it

How come ''Saved by the Bell'' is on DVD?

by Erin Richter | Nov 26, 2004
EW ponders why the college spin-off of the NBC teen sitcom was released on DVD Read it

EW rates the best of TV on DVD

by Dalton Ross | Nov 26, 2004
The best Cult, Vintage, Foreign and Animated DVDs ... reviewed Read it

Favorite cult film to never make a ''favorite'' list?

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 26, 2004
Check out the latest Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

Gloomy ''Polar Express'' struggles at box office

by Steve Daly | Nov 26, 2004
The animated movie might have difficulty attracting an audience because of its melancholy subject matter Read it

TV voice-over artists not getting work in features

by Josh Wolk | Nov 26, 2004
Movie stars like Brad Pitt and Scarlett Johannson are getting cast in animated movies over lesser known voice-over artists Read it

Country stars dress like pop stars at CMA Awards -- Artists like Martina McBride and Alison Krauss eschew cowboy wear for designer fashions

by Joyce Caruso Corrigan | Nov 26, 2004
The Oscar-winning director talks about the controversy over his provocative new biopic about a professor who pioneered sex education Read it

Movie Review

Bad Education

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 18, 2004

Bright Future

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 17, 2004

Kinsey

by Lisa Schwarzbaum

Notre Musique

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 17, 2004

Seed of Chucky

by Scott Brown | Nov 17, 2004

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 17, 2004

After the Sunset

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 26, 2004

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 26, 2004

Finding Neverland

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 26, 2004

Overnight

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 26, 2004

The Polar Express

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 26, 2004

Movie on DVD Review

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

by Erin Richter | Nov 26, 2004

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

by Neil Drumming | Nov 26, 2004

Home Improvement: The First Complete Season

by Kirthana Ramisetti | Nov 26, 2004

The Terminal

by Jeff Labrecque | Nov 26, 2004

Music Article

EW remembers Ol' Dirty Bastard

by Michael Endelman | Nov 26, 2004
Here's what the entertainment world will miss most about him Read it

Download This

Nov 26, 2004
EW recommends tracks from Delegate, PS, and Linkin Park with Jay-Z Read it

Is U2 selling out by teaming up with iPod?

by Karyn L. Barr | Nov 26, 2004
The mega-selling rock band is promoting its new album with a partnership with the Apple music player and licensing its songs to ''CSI'' and ''The O.C.'' Read it

Jet's Chris Cester said what?

Nov 26, 2004
Check out this memorable quote Read it

Music Review

A Sectioned Beam

by Suzanne Ely | Nov 26, 2004

Destiny Fulfilled

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 26, 2004
The girls are back, but Tom Sinclair isn't feeling terribly Fulfilled Read it

Lonely Runs Both Ways

by Alanna Nash | Nov 26, 2004

DFA Compilation #2

by Marc Weingarten | Nov 26, 2004

The Futurist

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 26, 2004

Statecraft

by Marc Weingarten | Nov 26, 2004

R.U.L.E.

by Timothy Gunatilaka | Nov 26, 2004

Diplomatic Immunity 2

by Ryan Dombal | Nov 26, 2004

How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

by David Browne | Nov 26, 2004
Their new CD may be hit-and-miss, but David Browne gives U2 points for rocking like old times Read it

News Article

Letters from our readers

Nov 26, 2004
Letters from our readers -- Check out the readers who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Who's making deals in the week of Nov. 26, 2004

by Gregory Kirschling, Carrie Bell | Nov 26, 2004
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

First look at ''Fantastic Four'' villain

by Scott Brown | Nov 26, 2004
''Nip/Tuck'''s Julian McMahon takes on the role of Dr. Doom in the upcoming superhero movie Read it

Is Hollywood out of touch with America?

by Benjamin Svetkey | Nov 26, 2004
Raising a furor over Saving Private EW reports whether there is a cultural divide between Tinseltown and the general public Read it

SEXUAL REELING

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 26, 2004
Director Bill Condon on the controversy over Kinsey Read it

Celebrity news for the week of Nov. 26, 2004

by Steven Chen | Nov 26, 2004
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Stupid Questions with William Shatner

by Dan Snierson | Nov 26, 2004
EW asks Captain Kirk about his Emmy win for ''The Practice'' and which of his shows had the best female groupies Read it

TV Article

How to save ''The Apprentice'' and other shows

Nov 26, 2004
Here's advice for struggling shows ''Jack & Bobby,'' ''The Apprentice,'' ''Listen Up,'' and ''Joan of Arcadia'' Read it

Favorite TV couples, in comedy and drama?

by Gillian Flynn | Nov 26, 2004
Check out the latest Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

''NCIS''

NOVEMBER 23 Read it

''Peep Show''

NOVEMBER 26 Read it

TV on DVD

The Best TV on DVD

Nov 26, 2004
Why ''Square Pegs'' and ''Scrubs'' aren't out on DVD yet and other tidbits Read it

The Must List

10 things EW loves: Week of Nov. 26, 2004

Nov 26, 2004
A guide to the best in recent movies, TV, DVDs, music, books and more Read it