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2015
Aug
21
 
 
Contrary to his atomic-fireball TV persona, the Morton Downey Jr. I knew was a pussycat. A pussycat o’nine tails sometimes, but a pussycat all the same...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
10
 
 
Liberals who have American flags (a larger contingent than our more conservative fellow citizens typically acknowledge) are likely flying them at half-mast to mark the retirement from Comedy Central of Jon Stewart...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
13
 
 
The news hit hard – and then the irony. Bob Simon, the decorated journalist and 60 Minutes mainstay, was dead, killed in an automobile crash Wednesday in New York City. Simon had survived as many war zones and hot spots in his 47-year career as any reporter alive...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Jan
16
 
 
Only a couple of artists can claim a PEGOT – Peabody, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Aug
12
 
 
The apparent suicide of comedian/actor Robin Williams has affected people more personally than any celebrity death I can recall. A big part of that, no doubt, has to do with Williams’ ubiquity... But the strong reaction to Williams’ death also speaks to his warmth and vulnerability...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Jul
1
 
 
If Louie is unlike any TV series, ever, that’s not to say it’s the first series to toss one or more TV conventions to the winds, or to expand the boundaries. It has precedents in daring...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
May
30
 
 
Pivot, a cable and online network, will be televising a condensed, impressionistic version of the May 19 Peabody Awards ceremony on Sunday, June 1, at 9 p.m. ET, with online access the next day. Less will almost certainly be more...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
May
3
 
 

The reviews are in, and they’re overwhelmingly raves, but nonetheless I’m going to forego Fargo. I’ve taken one too many walks on the vile side...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Mar
5
 
 
Mr. Peabody, the talking canine of Bullwinkle fame, and now a movie star in his own right, has more in common with Peabody Awards inspiration George Foster Peabody than most people, or puppies, realize...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Nov
20
 
 
By the time Les Brown published his first Encyclopedia of Televisionin 1978, he was already worthy of an entry of his own.,,,
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Noel Holston

Noel Holston wrote about TV, radio and popular culture for the Orlando Sentinel, Minneapolis Star Tribune and Newsday before going to grow wine bottles near Athens, GA.
 
 
Live TV. $20 a month. No Cable Company. Sling TV.
 
 

This Day in TV History

2005: 'Rome' Rises on HBO
By Christy Slewinski
 
 
 
 
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