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

 
 
 
 
 
2018
Apr
8
 
 
The accolades have been appropriately coming this week on the passing of Steven Bochco (1943 – 2018), producer and creator of two series– Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue – that changed the tone of broadcast and cable dramas to came after them... in this clip, Bochco reveals the conflicts amongst cast and producers of Hill Street Blues and how he perservered...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Mar
22
 
 
This isn’t an SNL sketch, but a straight news interview that could easily pass for one...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Mar
16
 
 
Marking the second year of his passing, HBO will premiere The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling on March 28...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Feb
12
 
 
For Valentines Day, here’s Liam Neeson auditioning for the role of Cupid in a bit from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Of course, it’s in his usual tough-guy Taken character, and is ill-fitting, along with his love-sprite wardrobe...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Feb
5
 
 
It wasn’t a stellar crop of commercials for Super Bowl LII, but this one, for the NFL, had New York Giants players Eli Manning and Odell Beckham, Jr. reprising the well-known dance number from Dirty Dancing, and it was a charmer...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Feb
3
 
 
Untethered from his milestone Mad Men role as antihero Don Draper, Jon Hamm continues his impressive film and TV presence, now as a holographic projection of a deceased husband visiting his wife, afflicted with dementia in her old age...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
28
 
 

Back in the day, the first Super Bowl wasn’t even the name for the game. It was known in 1967 as the AFL-NFL World Championship Game...  but the instinct for spectacle was there from the start...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
23
 
 
FX seems to have a corner on cringe comedy, or anti-humor... Enter the dour, cringe-worthy and always awkward Baskets, returning for its third season Tuesday night...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
19
 
 
Portlandia’s final season has premiered and Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are still delivering top-shelf irony in this NPR-style podcast being done in the local police station...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jan
14
 
 
Presidents and iPhones come and go, but some shows are downright perennial. In the case of Family Guy, it is less like a rose and more like a turnip, but maybe still enjoyable nonetheless...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Eric Gould

Associate Editor

Eric Gould is a writer in Boston and Associate Editor for tvworthwatching.com. With prior stints in art, music, photography and design, he casts a wide net across the media pool fishing for the smart, the surprising and the oddly compelling. He will have essays on Rectify, Six Feet Under and Girls in the upcoming “Finale: Considering the Ends of Television Series” from Syracuse University Press. Email him at gould@tvworthwatching.com

 
 
 
 

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