Wednesday, May 14, 2014

TV Time at Classic Flix again!

My latest column appeared at ClassicFlix, and though it's off the front page now, you can still check it out by going here.

A sneak peek:

TV Time: Variety Tonight!
There are many things modern prime time television just doesn't do anymore, such as panel game shows and Westerns, but perhaps the most notable moribund genre is the variety show. You get elements of it in late night, on the Spanish-language channels and in awards ceremonies, but the networks rarely even try to mount a genuine variety series.
As a reward for sitting through my self-promotion, here are a few screencaps that didn't make it into the piece:


That's entertainment, right? Come back tomorrow for pictures of Woody Allen boxing a kangaroo! Seriously.

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