DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

KIM AKASS

GERALD JORDAN

MONIQUE NAZARETH

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
TVWW Guest Contributors

2019
Nov
19
 
 
EDITOR'S NOTE: Our latest Guest Contributor is Andreas Halskov, an external lecturer in Film and TV Studies and a curator of screenings of historical films at the two biggest arthouse theaters in Denmark. In addition, he has written numerous books on film and TV...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Oct
12
 
 
TVWW fan Matt Glaser is a well-known fiddler (and featured on the soundtrack of Ken Burns The Civil War)... He’s also an ardent student of Shakespeare and runs down the upcoming third season of PBS’s Shakespeare Uncovered...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
10
 
 
Guest contributor, James Heinzen, offers his uniquely informed take on the first few episodes of the final season of The Americans...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Feb
13
 
 
All eyes have been on the sky lately with the recent launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy, but Elon Musk isn’t the only one bringing us closer to the stars...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
17
 
 
TVWW Guest Contributor Theresa Corigliano talks with host Phil Rosenthal about his eponymous travel series that’s devoted to finding the perfect bite…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Oct
13
 
 
[Editor's note: On occasion, when I stumble across an atypically smart and creative student in one of my Rowan University media courses, I invite him or her to submit a guest blog on a TV subject of their choosing. Shannon Farrell chose a tricky and unusual topic, and wrote a lengthy but well-crafted treatise. So here it is. -DB]
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
25
 
 
What if they threw a fundraiser and everybody came? “Take Off, Eh,” held on July 18 at Second City Toronto, featured the reunion of Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis as SCTV’s Bob & Doug McKenzie, to raise money for Jake Thomas, Dave’s nephew...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jun
28
 
 
[Editor's note: On occasion, we invite a former college student to write a guest column about a TV show, new or old, that resonates with him or her, and provides us insight from their younger perspective. Here's the latest occasion, from one of my best recent students, Ray Saker. - DB] 
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jun
15
 
 
Guest Contributor Nic Dobija-Nootens finds Season 5 of House of Cards an oddly welcome alternative to the dizzying and seemingly unstoppable stream of news coming from the White House...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Apr
26
 
 
Recently, Netflix signed a $60 million deal with Dave Chappelle. The deal should have been the biggest comedy comeback of the century. Read why Guest Contributor Nic Dobija-Nootens thinks Chappelle isn’t the same comedian he was at his height of popularly with his old sketch comedy show...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Books by
TVWW


 
DANGEROUSLY FUNNY:
The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

by David Bianculli

CBS' controversial '60s comedy team wasn't canceled, they were fired. The untold story is revealed in this acclaimed account based on 15 years of research and interviews.

DICTIONARY of TELELITERACY:Television's 500 Biggest Hits, Misses and Events
by David Bianculli

The best, the worst, the weirdest. They're all here, 500 landmarks, in a lively alphabetical trip through TV history in all its importance and inanity.

TELELITERACY:
Taking Television Seriously

by David Bianculli

Television is much more than the boob tube. Bianculli's classic argument explains why TV is a crucial medium whose wide-ranging impact deserves serious attention and respect from everyone.

TRUTH AND RUMORS:The Reality Behind TV's Most Famous Myths
by Bill Brioux

TV's most persistent rumors get thumbs up or thumbs down in this breezy and authoritative roundup, covering everything from Walter Cronkite to Joanie Loves Chachi.

 
CHRISTMAS on TELEVISION
by Diane Werts

From A Charlie Brown Christmas to The X-Files, revisit hundreds of seasonal favorites - sitcom and drama episodes, music specials, TV movies, cartoons, even commercials and - brace yourselves - The Star Wars Holiday Special.