DAVID BIANCULLI

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2013
Jul
27
 
 
Michael J. Fox says his Parkinson's will be as much a part of his new NBC TV show as it is a part of his life...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jul
27
 
 
BBC America celebrated the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who at the tony L.A. SoHo House in West Hollywood. Bill Brioux reports...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jul
6
 
 
"Are ya grindin'?" the Lone Ranger said to me. "Shut 'er down." Thus began my interview with Clayton Moore, TV's The Lone Ranger from 1949 to 1957...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
May
23
 
 
Makers of TV shows must see these skillfully-animated viral videos much the same way series creators and producers in the '60s and '70s saw those great Mad magazine parodies...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Apr
16
 
 
Frank Bank passed away Saturday, one day after his 71st birthday. Bank, a native Californian, played Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on Leave it to Beaver...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Apr
12
 
 
"If Jonathan Winters is ever accused of anything, he's got the perfect alibi," Jack Paar once told his audience. "He was someone else at the time."...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Apr
9
 
 
Annette Funicello will endure as a cheerful icon of Disney innocence, but also as a brave example of dignity and hope. It's a legacy that will forever hold her banner high...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Apr
6
 
 
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Sun-Times columnist and co-host of At the Movies leaves a staggering legacy in print, film, television and on the Internet...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Apr
2
 
 
Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno cleverly addressed the recent rumors that the Late Night host would soon be replacing the Tonight Show host with a Broadway-style duet...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Feb
25
 
 
Seth MacFarlane had his moments, and seemed to get better the deeper things went into the night, but he wasn't the right guy for this gig...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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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