Would I Lie To US

Would I Lie To US

A year ago, I wondered why no US television networks were airing comedy panel shows — so popular in the UK — in primetime. Now that The CW has added an American version of one of my British faves, here’s my review.

TV Review: “Pieces Of Her”

TV Review: “Pieces Of Her”

My review of a Netflix series starring Toni Collette as a woman who pulls off an act of heroism and then has to deal with the consequences — while her daughter tries to unravel the truth about her mother.

Jeopardy 1964

Jeopardy 1964

Here’s the unaired 1964 pilot for “Jeopardy!” I’ve added my observations about it, including the differences between the original and modern versions of the show. If you’re going to watch, do it soon, as the video will disappear after April 6th.

Oscars Thoughts

Oscars Thoughts

There was a point in last night’s Oscars telecast when the headline would have read: “Deaf Man And Openly Queer Woman Win Oscars For First Time!” But those accomplishments were overshadowed by Will Smith’s toxic masculinity. Here are my thoughts on the whole broadcast.

Severing From “Severance”

Severing From “Severance”

After watching a couple episodes of the new Apple TV+ series, “Severance,” I was intrigued. But here’s why I’ve now severed my connection to it.

TV Review: “Lucy and Desi”

TV Review: “Lucy and Desi”

Here’s my review of Amy Poehler’s “Lucy and Desi,” a documentary that treads some of the same ground as Aaron Sorkin’s “Being The Ricardos,” but uses home movies and audio recordings of the couple to go much deeper.

Plus Play

Plus Play

Almost exactly a year ago, I predicted some enterprising company would bundle access to multiple streaming services for one combined price. Today, Verizon came out of the shoot first with Plus Play.

TV Review: “Law and Order” Returns

TV Review: “Law and Order” Returns

Watching the reboot of “Law and Order” — complete with the return of Sam Waterston, Anthony Anderson, and Camryn Manheim — I spotted problems with the writing, casting, and characters that don’t live up to the original. Here’s my review.

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