Fox at 25: The hits and misses

Fox celebrated their 25th Anniversary in prime-time this past Sunday with a two-hour retrospective, featuring clips of past shows and a few cast reunions. While the network officially launched its primetime lineup on April 5, 1987 with three airings each of Married… With Children and The Tracey Ullman Show, the network actually launched on October 9, 1986 with The Late […]

TCA, Part 8: The cable nets of NBCU

Here’s a brief synopsis of the cable presentations for NBC Universal’s cable networks: SyFy If you walked down State Street in Chicago’s loop in the last few weeks, then you have noticed ads on bus shelters for SyFy’s new show Being Human, which is a show about a ghost, vampire, and werewolf all living together – and are cute twentysomethings! […]

Another reason to cancel your cable subscription

Besides the cable news channels and Chris Berman: MTV greenlights Paris Hilton reality series, titled Paris Hilton’s My New BFF. A Bachelor knockoff clearly targeted for the “whatever” generation. Don’t know what BFF stands for (code word for slave, perhaps? Yeah, the “winner” of this show gets to work on the Paris plantation – what a prize!), but I’m betting […]