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2009
Jun
30
 
 
Diane Werts' recent column -- a great-news post about the just-announced forthcoming full-series release of Fox's Ally McBeal on DVD -- ended with her prodding for the releases of other not-yet-available series, like ABC's brilliant 1988-93 The Wonder Years. I'm taking her ball and advancing it a little, by giving my own list of TV shows I'd love to see released on DVD -- then asking for yours...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
29
 
 
Now there's an odd mashup. But they're only together in this alert: Both shows are finally being primed for complete-series DVD release!...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
26
 
 
[Bianculli here: Celebrity culture has never been more obvious or inescapable than right now, as TV covers -- blankets, smothers -- the death of Michael Jackson, with Farrah Fawcett's death in second place...So what does the celebrity of Jon and Kate have to do with all this? According to contributing columnist Tom Brinkmoeller, a lot...]
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
25
 
 
There is no other series with so split a personality as ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager, a genuinely entertaining family drama that is more wholesome and heartwarming than just about anything else on television -- and yet so sexually supercharged that it borders on the surreal...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
25
 
 
Here's what made Farrah Fawcett a star. The 1976 pilot of ABC's hit Charlie's Angels -- three babes in bikinis solve mysteries -- can be streamed free on Hulu, along with such other classics as the prison episode "Angels in Chains"...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
25
 
 
There's nothing quite like bombastic comedy magic philosopher Penn Jillette screaming about orgasms. Unless it's a self-proclaimed "erotic rock star" on stage warbling about them...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
25
 
 

We'll collect updates here on TV programs scheduled last-minute after the Thursday deaths of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. Among the specials yet to air...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
24
 
 
Ed McMahon's second banana work on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show is now a distant memory -- he and Carson left the show in 1992 -- leaving younger viewers to wonder what the big deal was about when the talkfest cohost died this week at age 86...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
23
 
 
Got your attention, eh? The cranky workaholic from House gets to be a blithering husband and dad in the British comedy import Fortysomething, a breathless six weeks of farcical fun...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2009
Jun
23
 
 
Here's an interesting juxtaposition: This week, Sci Fi is repeating its 2007 miniseries Tin Man (Wednesday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET, Sci Fi), a modern fantasy reimagining of L. Frank Baum's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz...