DAVID BIANCULLI

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2015
Aug
31
 
 
Former American Idol contestant Todrick Hall, now going only by his first name, takes viewers behind the scenes of the makings of his notably popular YouTube music video mini-epics...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
27
 
 
Nalani and Sarina Bolton are twin sisters. At 21, they’ve already performed and recorded for three years...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
23
 
 
Once in a while there’s just a plain, documentary shot that’s mesmerizing. This silent clip is one of Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s visionary and eerie wind-blown walking sculptures, which make a marriage of art and technology...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
18
 
 
First impressions are everything. And while TVWW seldom presents network promos, the brand new one introducing Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor on The Daily Show hits the absolutely perfect tone...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
11
 
 
Seth Meyers has reportedly dropped his monologue opening of NBC's Late Night, instead beginning the show the past couple of nights with news behind his desk...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
8
 
 
The old late night guard is definitely departing and the young guns are taking over. Here’s Jon Stewart introducing new correspondent Trevor Noah to Daily Show viewers last December (before he was announced as Stewart’s replacement 3 months later)...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Aug
5
 
 
Once in a while we have to admit the commercials are sometimes more entertaining than the programs — and that the ad men, much like their Mad Men forefathers, are the funniest guys in the room. Case in point is new Dr Pepper pitch character “Little Sweet"...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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