The show succeeds on the power of its exuberance, which in this case serves as a synonym for showmanship.
It was all in a night's work for New York's local TV news crews who scrambled to report this story that broke at around 9:15 p.m.
"The Simpsons" has long been critically acclaimed for the quality of its comedy, which happens to include ethnic stereotypes.
Moonves was one of those guys who wields the real power in television. He controlled the purse strings.
"Lodge 49" was drama on a human scale. It was the best new show reviewed here in 2018.
The shows are not necessarily listed in any real order, but "Murphy Brown" might rightfully be considered the worst among equals.
The "Laverne & Shirley" theme song replayed in many of our minds this week following the death of Penny Marshall.
This year's tally of scripted original TV shows will come in at 495 across the industry -- up by only eight shows over 2017.
Whether or not sexual harassment was (or is) pervasive at CBS depends on how one defines the word.
Is comedy funnier in color? Traditionalists would likely answer no to that question.