Remembering Grant Tinker

The television world is remembering Grant Tinker and the legacy he left as he passed away at the age of 90 on November 28 in his Los Angeles home. While network executives were known for meddling into the creative process, Grant Tinker would be best known for his hands-off approach – which made sense given he headed one of the most […]

Beautiful Betty tops Chicago ratings

Ugly Betty may be gone from the airwaves (did anyone notice?) but Beautiful Betty is blossoming! Betty White’s much ballyhooed hosting gig on Saturday Night Live – inspired by a Facebook campaign, won its time period with a 8.8 overnight metered-market household rating, according to Nielsen. Among adults 18-49 in the 25 Local People Meter markets, the program averaged a […]

Screw you

That’s what Sorpranos creator David Chase basically said to its fans last night’s series finale as the screen went to black – in the middle of the final scene. Well, at least no one went to jail (Seinfeld), it wasn’t a figment of someone’s imagination (St. Elsewhere), and nobody woke up next to Suzanne Pleshette (Newhart – still the best […]