Here are recommendations of two documentaries and one comedy special I enjoyed recently, about a sports legend, a veteran standup comedian, and The Black Godfather.
Here’s the first of two Reel Spoilers podcasts I did for this week with Tom, Kevin, and Joe. Listen and note how old Tom and I are just by our TV references!
Live sports events (e.g. World Series, NBA Finals, and Monday Night Football) are supposedly the only things that bring in big viewership numbers on TV — unless you count the primetime ratings for this GOAT. Here’s why.
Remembering the late Neil Innes, co-creator of The Rutles, The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, and material for Monty Python, too.
Here are mini-reviews of three streaming TV series we’ve devoured lately, including a British police drama, a con artist and her marks, and the not-so-marvelous parts of Mrs. Maisel.
Here’s why you won’t see a review on this site of “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood,” starring Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers, now or anytime in the future.
I wish my mother — a four-day champion on the original 1960s version with Art Fleming/Don Pardo — was still alive to see this. We’ll certainly have our DVR set to record it on January 7th.
Here are mini-reviews of four television series that have caught my eye recently, all of them featuring names you know.