I love “Harry,” the free-wheeling, upbeat, always-entertaining talk show hosted by Harry Connick, Jr. The New Orleans-born actor/singer/musician gives the show a Big Easy vibe, always making his guests and his audience feel as though we’re in his living room. […]
Coming to CNN: The History of Comedy, exploring what makes us laugh, why, and how that’s influenced our social and political landscape throughout history.
She could turn the world on with her smile. She could take a nothing day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile. We have lost one of television’s brightest lights, Mary Tyler Moore, who has died at age 80. Mary […]
I have never missed an episode of “Black-ish.” It’s one of my favorite television shows, smart, sophisticated, and very funny. I am a huge fan. But this week’s episode took things to another level as the Johnson family and Dre […]
Eugene Lee has designed sets for “Saturday Night Live’ since the very beginning in 1975. He spoke to the UK’s Creative Review about creating the look of the sketches and how technology and expectations have changed in 41 years. Lee […]
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s “Golden Globes” is always a lot of fun and this year’s jubilant opening number, inspired by “La La Land” kicked it off with brio. Host Jimmy Fallon got out of a limo stuck in traffic […]
This discussion of creativity includes “Hamilton’s” Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Atlanta’s” Donald Glover, “Insecure’s” Issa Rae, and “La La Land’s” Damien Chazelle. Their ideas should help you spark your own creativity as you get ready for the new year.
We mourn the loss of singer/actress Florence Henderson, the iconic Carol, mother of three very lovely girls (the youngest one in curls), who married Mike Brady, father of three boys, and created television’s most beloved blended family. Her shag haircut […]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has announced the nominees for this year’s Critics Choice Awards. I was delighted to see nominations for the outrageous new series “Fleabag” and its creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Rod Lurie’s “Killing Reagan” get a nod […]
We mourn the loss of actor Robert Vaughn, whose silky charm made him the perfect choice to play the role of the second most famous spy character created by Ian Fleming: Napoleon Solo on the 1960’s television series “The Man […]