Is Murphy Brown one re-boot too many?

There should be a rule against re-booting sitcoms that already lasted seven years after they stopped being funny. Murphy Brown ran for 10 seasons on CBS. The 1988 – 98 sitcom had a talented cast, led by Candice Bergen, and featuring strong supporting players, including Faith Ford, Charles Kimbrough, Robert Pastorelli, Joe Regalbuto and Grant Shaud. Buffalo,… Read on



Anne Meara: 1929 – 2015

I’ll never forget the time I got to hang out with Stiller & Meara. It was in January of 2004 at a CBS press tour party in Los Angeles. I’m guessing Jerry Stiller was there promoting The King of Queens. His wife Anne Meara–who died Saturday in Manhattan–was sneaking onto the Kevin James sitcom around then… Read on


Paley exhibit “Television Out of the Box” a winner

Looks like Linda Carter had her face lifted BEVERLY HILLS, CA–Ever wanted to sit in the Seinfeld Monk’s Diner booth? Get right up close to the ER doctor and nurse name tags? Get close enough to Wonder Woman’s boots that you can smell them?Well, that last one is pretty sick. But if you can’t get… Read on