Who Is “Jeopardy Goat”?

Who Is “Jeopardy Goat”?

I wish my mother was still alive to see this. She was a four-day champion on the original 1960s version with Art Fleming/Don Pardo. I wrote about her experience (and mine) with “Jeopardy!” here. My wife and I continue the family obsession with the game by...
What I’m Watching

What I’m Watching

I wanted to like Amazon Prime’s “Modern Love,” an anthology series based on a long-running New York Times column. While some episodes work (the ones starring Cristin Milioti, Dev Patel, and Anne Hathaway), too many waste talented casts (Tina Fey...
We Already Know Who You Are

We Already Know Who You Are

Yesterday, I linked to a clip from Jim Jefferies’ Comedy Central show, which I enjoy from time to time — even though it includes one of my broadcasting pet peeves. At the top of the show each week, as the opening rolls, we see Jim Jefferies’ name. As...
Arsenio Misses

Arsenio Misses

I was disappointed by Arsenio Hall’s Netflix standup special, “Smart and Classy.” While never a huge fan, I did like some of the things he did on his syndicated late-night show in the 1990s, particularly in having many guests who were never booked by...
TV Review: “The Morning Show”

TV Review: “The Morning Show”

Several TV critics have bashed “The Morning Show,” one of the first originals from Apple TV+, but I’ve enjoyed what I’ve seen. It’s about a network morning TV broadcast thrown into turmoil by the sudden firing of its male longtime...