Picture Of The Day: In 1956, Julie Andrews played Eliza Doolittle in the first Broadway production of “My Fair Lady.” Fifteen years later, Dick Cavett got her to sing one of the show’s signature songs on his ABC show, and it was perfect.
For the Picture Of The Day, real-life surgical resident Annie Onishi checks the accuracy of dozens of medical scenes from movies and TV shows, including many you know.
His Netflix show “Patriot Act” remains both compelling and amusing, which is a tough combination to pull off. A recent special episode on George Floyd was a standout. Watch it here.
In light of current events, I look back at “NYPD Blue” and “Cops,” and note the impact they had on public opinion regarding law enforcement.
Some thoughts on a few TV shows I have watched recently, including “Run” on HBO, “Defending Jacob” on Apple TV+, “Space Force” on Netflix, and the second season of “Homecoming” on Amazon Prime.
Remembering the late Bruce Jay Friedman, who gave us “Stir Crazy,” “The Lonely Guy,” and “Steambath,” in which an actress showed her nipples on American network television for the first time.
We are such fans of “Somebody Feed Phil” that when the third season was released on Netflix, we binged all five episodes in a day. Here are a few thoughts on the show.
In response to a blog post by Ken Levine about whether sitcom showrunners should allow the studio audience to applaud when a popular character or guest star makes an entrance, I remember one instance where it was highly appropriate.