Every Fall TV season brings about a new round of series premieres for viewer consideration. Sub-par shows will quickly reveal themselves and likely be canceled soon after they debut. And, unfortunately, some quality shows won't catch on or be given a fair chance to find an audience, and they too will ultimately face their demise. To quote Bruce Hornsby, "That's just the way it is. Some things will never change." But now there's yet another Fall TV … [Read more...] about Give TV Reboots The Boot! (Networks Jump The Shark Every Fall Season)
Can today's top music artists hold their own against artists from decades past? Will current chart-toppers have a place on peoples' playlists generations from now? Only time will tell. But let's take a look at the top 5 albums on Billboard Magazine's chart this week and compare: … [Read more...] about Billboard Album Charts Compared: This Week (2018 vs. Past Decades)
Oh my gosh -- "Will & Grace" and "Murphy Brown" returned! It's "Must-See TV" all over again! Uh, well, not really. Funny how the phrase Must-See TV is thrown around so easily these days. The last time I can recall a major TV network offering a block of essential prime-time viewing was back in the day when shows like "Hill Street Blues," "Cheers" and "Seinfeld" filled TV Guide. But go back several decades and now you're talking Must-See TV. … [Read more...] about What Must-See TV Really Means
I asked myself "Do you really want to do this now?" several times before creating this site. (And yes, Def Leppard fans, it is also the opening line from their song "Let's Go." I'm a big fan of the band - going all the way back to their early days - and I guarantee you'll see more Def Leppard references in future posts!) Hmm, now that I think about it, maybe the "Let's Go" lyric was ringing in my head while I was pondering the launch of this site. But I … [Read more...] about Do You Really, Really Want To Do This Now?