DAVID BIANCULLI

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2014
Jan
23
 
 
One score and 13 years ago, Ken Burns started making documentaries for PBS. He's still going strong -- and still a reliable highlight of the Television Critics Association press tour...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Jan
18
 
 
TV writer-producer Peter Tolan always shows up for Television Critics Association press conferences ready to entertain. And this time, he brought his personal journal...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Jan
13
 
 
Opening questions at press conferences often can set the tone for what follows. At the Television Critics Association session for HBO's Girls, a question about nudity sparked a very emotional reaction...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Jan
11
 
 
Did TVWW contributor Bill Brioux attend Friday's Television Critics Association breakfast with Sarah Palin? You betcha...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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 now avaialble on Amazon.

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

 

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