Measuring Community – Counting what really counts

Season 4 of Community premieres Thursday. To make sure you’re ready, here’s a look at the first three seasons: preview | go big on zoom.it As the old adage goes: you can’t save from cancellation what you don’t measure. UPDATE 2/7: Got some requests for a printed version. Head to Zazzle if you want to […]

Olympic coverage that pushed the envelope

With the London Olympics coming to a close, we can all look forward to the end of the refrain of complaints about NBC’s coverage of the games. The Closing Ceremonies also free Mary Carillo from her nightly gig hosting “Late Night at the Olympics” on the peacock network.  This nightcap for NBC’s coverage featured a […]

Like bad TV? Catch The Cape before it’s gone

Did you think Plan 9 from Outer Space was hilarious?  Make it through all 22 chapters of Trapped in the Closet?  Disappointed R Kelly has yet to finish his hip-hopra?  Then you should definitely be watching The Cape on NBC (Hulu).  Before it gets cancelled. You see, The Cape started on a Monday night about […]

“The Mayolution will Not be Televised” – Colbert responds on behalf of mayonnaise everywhere

Late last week the Colbert Report showed a pitch-perfect parody of Miracle Whip’s new campaign.  Though Colbert lightheartedly attacks the campaign, the brand comes out ahead.  Miracle Whip was thrilled about their “special appearance” the next morning on Facebook. And rightfully so.  The campaign didn’t just warrant a mention, but Colbert included a full thirty-second […]

Modern Family is the new Arrested Development?

The October 12th issue of TIME Magazine featured an article about the triumphant comeback of the sitcom this fall.  I’m glad to see new, quality sitcoms on the air, but one callout in particular caught my eye.  TIME noted that if you like Arrested Development (I do!), Modern Family (part of ABC’s Comedy Wednesday) is […]