DAVID BIANCULLI

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JIM DAVIS

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LINDA DONOVAN

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ERIC GOULD

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Contributors

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CANDACE KELLEY

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2016
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Having turned Cleveland into a championship city after a 52-year drought, LeBron James now goes about the business of building up downtrodden neighborhoods...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
23
 
 
“All the world’s a stage,” a dude named William Shakespeare famously wrote. But The Bard surely wouldn’t have envisioned or countenanced NBC’s depositing of Henry Winkler, William Shatner, George Foreman and Terry Bradshaw in Tokyo for “an adventure for all ages.”...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
12
 
 
The Summer Olympics are still building and drawing big audiences for NBC. So there’s been a respite from significant new program premieres -- unless you’re the entity that never sleeps...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
6
 
 
Its ratings remain a closely guarded, unsolved mystery. And where all its money comes from is still anyone’s guess. In the end, though, it’s the product that shines through....
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
3
 
 
TV critic David Zurawik is of the opinion that Hillary Clinton is “the worst TV candidate since Richard Nixon.”...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Aug
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Meet the Donors likely won’t remedy a thing. But as an up-close look at some of the country’s biggest political givers and takers, it’s something of an instant post-convention classic...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
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24
 
 
Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News Channel (FNC) since its launch nearly 20 years ago, resigned in disgrace Thursday...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
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17
 
 
The timing will never be right for a particular extended scene in the new Danny McBride “comedy” Vice Principals. But seriously, could the timing be much worse?...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jul
15
 
 
HBO’s Game of Thrones led all programs in Emmy nominations for the third straight year while FX’s The Americans is among the Best Drama Series contenders for the first time...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jul
15
 
 
“The Duffer Brothers,” as they’re identified in the credits for Stranger Things, are twins with a jones for otherworldly events, secretive, diabolical authorities and, in this particular case, the 1982 Steven Spielberg classic E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Ed Bark

Since 2006, Ed Bark's local and national TV stories and observations have been showcased on his pioneering website, www.unclebarky.com.  For 26 years before that, he was TV critic for the Dallas Morning News. He's a past president of the Television Critics Association, and for seven years served on the national Peabody Awards board.

 
 

Good news, TVWW readers: An advance copy of David’s upcoming book from Doubleday has just arrived! The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific is now available on Amazon for pre-order for its November 15th release. You can read some of the dustcover summary here, including: “Darwin had his theory of evolution, and David Bianculli has his. Bianculli's theory has to do with the concept of quality television: what it is and, crucially, how it got that way. In tracing the evolutionary history of our progress toward a Platinum Age of Television,…he focuses on the development of the classic TV genres, among them the sitcom, the crime show, the miniseries, the soap opera, the Western, the animated series and the variety show. David Bianculli's book is the first to date to examine, in depth and in detail and with a keen critical and historical sense, including exclusive and in-depth interviews with many of the most famed auteurs in television history.” —TVWW

 
 

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