Golden Globes about as funny as a flu shot

Sunday’s 76th Annual Golden Globes was truly a star-studded affair. Too bad the opening monologue was such a bust. Co-hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh (above) walked on stage at the Beverly Hilton and performed  what seemed like the worst Saturday Night Live sketch ever. Smug irony just doesn’t sell anymore in 2019, not with… Read on



Let the endless award nomination season begin

Whenever nominations are announced for whatever TV awards, media outlets want to know: who will win, who should win; which star will give the most booze-soaked acceptance speech. Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globes Awards were announced Thursday morning, with the gala being televised January 6 on NBC and CTV. The full list of… Read on


Samberg in control in smooth Emmy showcase

  In a shocker, Ricky Gervais cleaned up at the 67th Annual Emmy Awards Sunday Night. Yes he did. The proof is right on the right–there he is with one of his 14 Emmy statuettes. Well deserved, mate. Actually, no he didn’t. He just grabbed one award and waved it around so people would blog that… Read on


TCA Set Visit: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

STUDIO CITY, Calif.–One of the delights of attending set visits on press tour is the opportunity to chat with some of the great character actors on television today. Such an occasion was the bus ride Wednesday to CBS Studio Center (generally referred to as “Radford”) and the set of Brooklyn Nine Nine. The Fox cop… Read on



Seth Meyers makes his Late Night debut

In January at the Television critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, I asked Andy Samberg how he thought his old pal Seth Meyers would do in late night.“He’s going to destroy it,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star said without hesitation. “He’s the best.”Fans can judge for themselves tonight when Late Night with Seth Meyers premieres… Read on


Simone says: watch New Girl post Super Bowl

Simone. Just as beautiful in person Hannah Simone is such a pro. Always relaxed and friendly at TCA press tour events, the former MuchMusic VJ was one of several New Girl cast mates–including Zooey Deschanel–who cheerfully took part in impromptu interview sessions earlier this month at the TCA press tour in Pasadena.You can read more about… Read on