It’s Ken Jennings’ World

Some thoughts on Ken Jennings’ debut as guest host of “Jeopardy!” yesterday, as well as another trivia show he’s now associated with that debuted last week, “The Chase.”

Two Subtitled Suggestions

Here are my reviews of an award-winning Swedish TV series and an odd, funny little Italian movie that made me happy I’ve gotten over my dislike of foreign content with subtitles.

TV Review: “The Accidental Wolf”

My review of a limited series with Broadway star Kelli O’Hara as a bored housewife dragged by a late-night phone call into a mystery about a murdered man and his pregnant wife.

Who Is In “Jeopardy”?

The producers of “Jeopardy!” have announced what they’ll do after Alex Trebek’s final episodes air in January, but I doubt that an online petition drive to make LeVar Burton the new host will succeed. Here’s why.

Alex Trebek

Upon hearing that Alex Trebek died at age 80 this weekend, I thought not only about all the years I’d respected his work on “Jeopardy!” but also about the time I saw him host a game show in person.

Colbert and Stewart Disappoint

I’m a longtime fan of both Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, but as I explain in this post, the latter’s appearance on the former’s show Friday night was marred by bad acting, yelling for no reason, lousy lighting, and fuzzy video.

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