• On Language: Actors, Even In Commercials, Are People Too
    What do the makers of TV commercials featuring "real people, not actors" think actors are? Robots? Automatons? Extraterrestrials?
  • Turner Is Gone With The Wind In AT&T Restructuring
    Some might argue that the creative process yields the best results in environments that are not strictly structured.
  • Perry's Death Casts Shadow Over '90210' Reunion
    Despite Perry's best efforts, the majority of obits emphasized his connection to "90210."
  • Real-Life Game Of Thrones As AT&T Dragon Absorbs Time Warner
    It is irresistible to take "Game of Thrones" and apply that title to the comings and goings of top executives at the new WarnerMedia.
  • A&E's New Reality: 'Hoarders' Followed By A Chiropodist
    A&E is bringing back "Hoarders" and then introducing a new reality series that will follow the adventures of a Canadian chiropodist.
  • Brave Journalists In Venezuela Reveal Journalism Is Not Dead Yet
    The courage of journalists has come into sharp focus this week with the detentions of TV news people in Venezuela.
  • Smollett Story Is Sad But Ultimately Unavoidable
    There were doubts about whether this sordid story of an apparently made-up racial attack even qualified as a TV column subject.
  • The Big Snore: Oscars Are A TV Show In Trouble
    The Oscars were so boring that it was possible to wonder why on Earth we watch this thing every year.
  • On Network TV, Fight Against Terrorism Is Never-Ending
    Each season seems to bring new drama shows about swashbuckling FBI and CIA agents working 24/7 to foil various plots.
  • 'Jeopardy!' Is Jarring When Game Gets Gimmicky
    The whys and wherefores of this competition were complicated, and had "Jeopardy!" fans at home wondering when the game would begin.
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