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2014
Apr
3
 
 
Now that's how to pull off an April Fool's joke. On Tuesday, in the wee hours on The Late Late Show and later that morning on The Price is Right, the hosts of those two CBS shows -- Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey -- switched places...
 
 
 
  
 
 
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...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Nov
2
 
 
Bill Brioux attended a couple of Late Late Show tapings last week as an audience member and gives us the bare bones report on TV's fastest and funniest late night host...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Oct
13
 
 
Thursday's tribute to Cory Monteith was, as expected, a weepy one. To its credit, Fox's Glee did not overly exploit the hour...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Oct
8
 
 
The Simpsons' 24th annual "Treehouse of Horror" episode aired Sunday, wtih the title sequence by Guillermo del Toro, director of such films as Pacific Rim and Hellboy...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Aug
27
 
 
From Illya, with love: David McCallum's 50-year run as a top TV star...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Aug
3
 
 
Oscar-winner Kathy Bates still harbors strong feelings over the cancellation of her former series, Harry's Law...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Bill Brioux

Bill Brioux is the David Bianculli of Canada, except he keeps his white beard to himself. He currently contributes to the Toronto Star, The Canadian Press and blogs at brioux.tv, TV Feeds My Family.
 
 

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

 
 

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