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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...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Aug
2
 
 
Fox's Kevin Reilly talks about network ratings, American Idol, and how Glee plans to handle the death of actor Cory Monteith...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jul
29
 
 
BEVERLY HILLS, CA — "It's the gunshot that echoed around the world — but who pulled the trigger?"That's how the folks behind an upcoming documentary on the Kennedy assassination are hyping JFK: The Smoking Gun. The documentary premieres in November on the U.S. cable channel Reelz and on Discovery in Canada. Montreal-based Muse Entertainment — who produced the highly-rated 10-part miniseries The Kennedys — are also behind this venture.Executive producer Michael Prupas to
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jul
28
 
 
TV reporters attending the summer Television Critics Association press tour will have an opportunity Sunday to step back nearly 40 years, thanks in part to our intrepid Bill Brioux...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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 now available in paperback for under $15. 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. Interviews with Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Matt Groening, Larry David, Amy Schumer are high points... Bianculli has written a highly readable history." —The Washington Post

 
 

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