TV Review: “Hacks”

My review of a new HBO Max series about a veteran standup comic (Jean Smart) who hires a young up-and-comer (Hannah Einbinder) to write material for her.

Mini-Review: “Ted Lasso”

I don’t know why I didn’t latch on to Apple TV’s “Ted Lasso” when it was first released several months ago, but I just caught up with the first season and was pleasantly surprised. 

In And Out Of Jeopardy

Since I’ve written about all the other “Jeopardy!” guest hosts, I suppose I should say something about the current clue-giving temp, Anderson Cooper.

Bring Back Panel Shows

To watch the latest in a famous UK documentary series, my wife signed up for a trial of streaming service BritBox, which led me to discover an art form that was once very popular on American primetime TV — and should be again.

Jeopardy’s Temporary Quarterback

My thoughts on Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ stint as guest host of “Jeopardy!” this week, and whether he’d ever be considered for the job permanently.

Killing “Killing Eve”

The producers of “Killing Eve” have announced that the upcoming fourth season of the show will be its last. Too bad they didn’t make that decision after its first year. Here’s why.

No Audience Necessary

Some of the late-night talk/comedy TV shows have begun to allow audiences back into the studio, but several of them would be better off not making that move. Here’s why.

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