Changing Channels
October 2011 Archives

I know Bobby Valentine’s voice drives some people crazy, and others didn’t like him when he was manager of the New York Mets. But I think the ESPN analyst is pretty good … and he did a fine job leading …Read More

I’ll admit it … I was rooting for the Texas Rangers to win their first World Series title. The great stories of superstar Josh Hamilton and manager Ron Washington and a team that had still not won a title after …Read More

I told the bosses at BN when I was approved for this gig … writing TV features, that is … that I would find inspiring things to write about. Well, today won’t be one of those days. That’s because tonight …Read More

You may have noticed the headline to this feature is very similar to the other day when I asked “When Will Lindsay Lohan Learn?” Michael Lohan, Lindsay’s dad, “deserves” his own stories after getting arrested again Thursday after allegedly contacting …Read More

I am a big fan of TV news magazine shows like Dateline, 20-20 and I still watch parts of 60 Minutes after all these years. I am glad NBC is giving a go to another program of that ilk in …Read More

It’s hard to believe it’s been a while since the drama Lost went off the air. I am noticing some of the actors popping up in new, or “newish”, shows though. The new edition of Hawaii Five O boasts a …Read More

My oldest brother is not going to be happy with me for this, as he doesn’t suffer fools or celebrity chefs lightly, but I enjoy watching Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares on FOX. Augie, Sacramento’s first-ever four-star chef a few years …Read More

It’s funny, or not, that the team that took a season of Hard Knocks on HBO can’t even seem to take soft hits anymore. At least it would have been nice if the team had won its long-suffering fan base …Read More

It finally may be time for Bryant Gumbel to go. The long-time broadcaster, at one time with NBC’s Today Show and most recently of HBO’s Real Sports, has made hateful and disturbing comments before but he may have hit a …Read More

She was a super-cute kid actress who turned into a beautiful woman … unfortunately not on the inside. Lindsay Lohan was taken from an L.A. courtroom in handcuffs Wednesday and had bail set at $100,000 after  her probation was revoked …Read More