DAVID BIANCULLI

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2012
Oct
24
 
 
Kudos, TCM, for showcasing classic animation. Can we please have more?
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
25
 
 
I saw Armstrong take his odd little hop/leap off the last step of the lunar module ladder…the image on the 19-inch screen was black and white and fuzzy and still we all thought it was a miracle...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
20
 
 
TVWW's Bill Brioux recalls a memorable encounter with My World and Welcome to It star William Windom...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
5
 
 
I've been checking out The Hollywood Show for many years, and it is interesting to see how things shift. Used to be stars from the '50s and '60s were the main attraction. Now it is '70s and '80s...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
3
 
 
Ever want to sit in the Seinfeld Monk's Diner booth or check out Friends' Central Perk? Size up the wardrobes of Warner Bros. stars? Well, now you can...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
2
 
 
Russell Brand and Charlie Sheen met critics at Thursday's Television Critics Association press events. Brand was Brand, and surprisingly, Sheen wasn't Sheen...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
1
 
 
The Emmy- and Oscar-winning screenwriter closed HBO's sessions at the TCA press tour Wednesday by defending his new drama The Newsroom...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
30
 
 
CBS threw a perfect press tour party Sunday, offering plenty of access to the biggest names across their various network and cable properties...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
29
 
 
While promoting his new talk show, Jeff Probst tells an amazing story about how his Tikki torch first got lit on the long-running reality show Survivor...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
29
 
 
David Letterman was among the no-shows Saturday night at the 28th Annual Television Critics Association Awards. The low-key gala took place at the main ballroom at the Beverly Hills Hilton...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Good news, TVWW readers: David’s new book from Doubleday, The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific is available on Amazon for under $20.

Doubleday says: “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."

"The Platinum Age of Television is an effusive guidebook that plots the path from the 1950s’ Golden Age to today’s era of quality TV. For instance, animation evolved from Rocky and His Friends to South Park; variety shows moved from The Ed Sullivan Show to Saturday Night Live; and family sitcoms grew from I Love Lucy to Modern Family. A high point is the author’s interviews with Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Matt Groening, Larry David, Amy Schumer and many others...Bianculli has written a highly readable history." —The Washington Post