Parents' Guide to

The Kilborn File

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Snarky talk show veteran returns; some iffy stuff.

TV Fox Comedy 2010
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Kilborn has a smooth, easygoing manner -- not surprising since he's spent plenty of time behind the talk-show desk. But his material isn't especially witty. The jokes are easy to see coming, and he's not always subtle about setting up his guests to hit a softball punchline. Some of the sequences feel morel ike scripted content than an organic conversation.

In a field crowded with talented entertainers, it takes a lot to set yourself apart from the talk-show pack, and it's not yet clear whether Kilborn will be able to establish himself as a must-watch or whether he'll fade into the background like so many other comedians who deliver the same shtick.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: June 28, 2010
  • Cast: Craig Kilborn
  • Network: Fox
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: NR
  • Last updated: February 25, 2022

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