Smothered: Mom Always Liked Movies About TV Best

Good news for those of us in the TV history business: we've learned that George Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov are developing a feature film about the tumultuous goings-on behind-the-scenes of the hit 1960s variety show, "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour." Based on "Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour," by David Bianculli (it's very good!), we expect the film will revolve around Tommy Smothers' battle with CBS to keep his show on the air as the network tightened its reigns and increased its censorship demands as the pair didn't veer from taking on ...More