Category Archives: TV

Coffee, TV or Me

Two unrelated features in the news have been swirling around in my brain like, say, a cup of hot coffee. That somehow entered my brain. Never mind. 1. The New York Times is running a fascinating series looking back at … Continue reading

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Vancouver Writing Seminar with Larry Kaplow (House, Body of Proof)

Before TV, eh?, I wrote about television for other sites. American television (gasp) for American sites. That’s how I learned that I wasn’t learning about homegrown shows and a website was born. At the time I was writing an awful … Continue reading

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More excited than scared for Jeff Greenstein’s directing debut

Tonight I think you should watch Desperate Housewives, even if, like me, it’s not a show you regularly watch. Who can resist a Halloween episode (“Excited and Scared”) airing on actual Halloween Day? But the real reason I’ll watch and … Continue reading

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Banff World Television Festival 2010

Barring circumstances beyond my control (i.e., death, dismemberment, or a job interview), I’m headed to the Banff World Television Festival from June 13-16. The TV festival is now combined with the NextMedia new media festival, since the distinction between the … Continue reading

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Not the timeliest of posts: In defence of Friends

So, that Lost finale. Didn’t it make you think about Friends and how it was cleverer than it’s generally given credit for? Just me then? Let me explain before you call me crazy. I gave up on Lost sometime while … Continue reading

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Battle of the FOX iPhone applications: House versus Glee

In these early-ish days of cell phone applications, it’s easy to give points just for showing up. Remember the birth of the world wide web when sites were little more than the company brochure slapped online? If you had one, … Continue reading

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Emmy outrage

The Emmy time-shifting controversy grew after I posted my initial rant. Over 150 showrunners/executive producers signed a petition, the Writers and Directors Guilds are accusing the Academy of breaking their agreement, and an Emmy producer was obnoxious at the TCA … Continue reading

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