DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

KIM AKASS

MONIQUE NAZARETH

ROGER CATLIN

GARY EDGERTON

TOM BRINKMOELLER

GERALD JORDAN

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2020
Jun
7
 
 
Once a year, TV viewers get a window into Broadway. Usually, it's fresh and fun. This year, alas, the window is closed...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
31
 
 
Back in 1998, all of England seemed obsessed with Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
26
 
 
Standing face-to-face with a racist, filmmaker Andrew Goldberg found something surprising: He sort of liked him. “He’s a very likable guy...We had an interesting friendship.”...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
22
 
 
The art of social-distancing television has advanced quickly. It’s been like watching evolution at hyper-speed...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
17
 
 
As the music competitions end their seasons...some things are clear: Yes, both shows are flawed...But the music-from-home part has worked well...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
17
 
 

When Elvis Presley died in 1977, the differences in news coverage were cavernous... By the time newscasts started, “there were six Enquirer reporters in the air for Memphis with $50,000 in cash"...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
11
 
 
As Mike Nakayama tells it, enlisting in the military “was not a deeply thought-out decision.” Soon he was in Vietnam, heading into the jungle to induce firefights...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
10
 
 
There are many reasons we all enjoy miniseries on cable and streaming services. For example, they give superhero actors the chance to show their acting muscles rather than their physical force...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
4
 
 
For four noisy – and kind of cheerful – decades, there was nothing presidential about George W. Bush. But then came the flip side...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
May
4
 
 
Any experiment – Wright Brothers’ flight, man on the moon, mixing chocolate with marshmallow – will have its problems...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Mike Hughes

Mike Hughes remembers watching a TV show in which a man simply played records. He thinks TV is much better now. With Gannett News Service, his television stories went to 100 newspapers; with TV America, they go to considerably fewer, but he still seems happy. Read more at www.mikehughes.tv 
 
 
 
 

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