Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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JournalismTV & Showbiz

Two Decades of Sleaze

It’s that box you love to hate: your television set. Start up a conversation about how bad television is these days, and you’re sure to be the hit of the party, surrounded by people who agree with you unconditionally, regardless of the fact that most people have more than one...
TV & Showbiz

Two Games Get Extended Plays

If you’re a big game show fan, there’s good news for two heavy hitters in the genre. Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! have have had their contracts renewed in syndication on ABC Owned and Operated stations, likely meaning that they’ll both stay on the air through the 2013-2014 season. That...
TV & Showbiz

Oprah’s Not the Only One

TV icon Oprah Winfrey isn’t the only one who’s planning to put down the microphone to bring a daytime talk show to a close.  Accompanying Winfrey, it has just been announced, is a woman who has been called one of the most annoying people on the tube, although she has...
Pet PeevesTV & Showbiz

Mystery Solved?

Do any of you, my readers, actually watch the tabloid show TMZ? Have you ever seen an episode? The apparent point to the whole half hour is that an editorial staff, led by attorney and former People’s Court analyst Harvey Levin, talk about that day’s non-news.  Levin generally starts off...