DAVID BIANCULLI

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2010
Jan
8
 
 
How many colossal, crucial mistakes can one network make before its executives (in NBC's case, chiefly Jeff Zucker) pay the price for their own hubris and mismanagement? My guess: With Comcast coming in to merge with NBC-Universal, and with this latest rumored Jay Leno move, not many more...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Jan
7
 
 
Lots of news to pass on today, starting with this: I just learned this morning that another New Jersey bookstore is hosting a signing and mini-lecture event for my Smothers Brothers book, this time in February (Thursday 18) at my neighborhood Barnes & Noble in Cherry Hill, NJ...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Jan
7
 
 
Hate to say I told you so, but well, I told you (them) so. Last spring, months before The Jay Leno Show launched -- and crashed -- in NBC's 10 p.m. ET weeknight slot, I wrote a column dissecting how the network's affiliates might be the idea's downfall...Now word's out that they're trying to find ways to wiggle out of the mess they made...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Jan
6
 
 
My first week of the New Year, what was supposed to be my first actual week off in about a decade (blame the book), has turned out to be a mini-marathon of guest hosting for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Terry has been sick, so I've been filling in - and today's show features my interview with George Lucas, which I recorded yesterday afternoon...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Jan
4
 
 
Happy New Year! This month brings a few more publicity events for my Dangerously Funny book on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. In January, I'm booked to appear at one Barnes & Noble, one Borders, one college campus and a synagogue... PLEASE come see me, if you're in one of these areas...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Jan
2
 
 
Never tell me I'm drunk. I'll just say, "And you're crazy. But I'll be sober tomorrow, and you'll be crazy for the rest of your life." That's one of my favorite W.C. Fields gems to be heard in Sunday's Turner Classic Movies triple feature...