Some Showbiz Stuff

Notes on a new Netflix special from Wanda Sykes, the chemistry of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini on “Dead To Me,” and a movie I included in my Best Of 2018 that has finally made its streaming debut.

James Holzhauer Finally Loses

My thoughts on Emma Boettcher ending James Holzhauer’s winning streak on “Jeopardy!” — and the idiot conspiracy theories that appeared almost instantly.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today: Norman Chad

Like me, Norman Chad can’t understand why people are rooting against James Holzhauer, the dominant “Jeopardy!” champion who tomorrow (Monday) is likely to surpass Ken Jennings’ record of $2.5 million in regular-season winnings.

That Live Retro Sitcom Hour

Random observations on last night’s re-creation of classic episodes of “All In The Family” and “The Jeffersons” on ABC, complete with the usual over-excited studio audience.

As I Tweeted

I don’t know if any of the rumors about squabbling inside CBS News are true, but I am sure the changes to their morning show and evening newscast personnel will rocket them to third place in the ratings!

Jonathan, The Widow, and the Hired Guns

A few weeks ago, I gave you suggestions for six TV series I enjoyed that you might want to try. Now I’m back with another series and two movies, all streaming now (or available for rent on other platforms).

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