About That Fox Ratings Story

About That Fox Ratings Story

Michael Grynbaum has a piece in the NY Times about how the shows that make up Fox News Channel’s evening block (Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Laura Ingraham) have become the most-watched hours on all of primetime TV. But he didn’t offer this simple...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

A couple of months ago, I wrote about how I could no longer watch reruns of police dramas I once enjoyed, including “NYPD Blue” and its central character, Detective Andy Sipowicz. At a time when voices speaking out against police brutality and racism have...
What I’m Watching

What I’m Watching

Here are three things I’ve watched recently as we continue sheltering at home… I am sick of movies and TV shows revolving around the sudden disappearance of someone’s wife or daughter (it’s never a son or husband), so when “American...
Remembering Regis

Remembering Regis

The highest compliment I can give to anyone in radio or television is to call them A Great Broadcaster. Regis Philbin certainly qualified. Like his hero, Jack Paar, Regis wasn’t known for other talents. He wasn’t a comedian. He couldn’t dance....
Is Jeopardy In Jeopardy?

Is Jeopardy In Jeopardy?

Alex Trebek posted this video today, with an update on his health (still being treated for stage IV pancreatic cancer) and his hopes of being back in the studio shooting more “Jeopardy!” episodes for the fall season. Unfortunately, I don’t see how...