Walter Brasch: The one-hour drama, with light overtones, is the most-watched drama in television, but the Industry doesn’t think it’s worth any awards.
he Big Story this past week was the Golden Globes awards. The Golden Globes, sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and broadcast by NBC, drew 21 million viewers for the three-hour ceremony, preceded by a one-hour Red Carpet gush-fest hosted by “Today” show personalities. There wasn’t one TV or film personality the hosts didn’t fawn over. […]
With more than a foot of snow, sleet, and ice falling over much of the nation, the television news teams went into overdrive. This may be an accurate description of one of those minute-by-minute broadcasts. ’m Harry Hansom. Co-anchor Polly Prattle just called. Her car slid into a ditch about eight miles from the studio. […]
he mass media have a fixation upon throwing up lists. Sports editors run innumerable lists of the “Top 10” high school and college teams. Arts and entertainment editors run lists of the top books, movies, songs, and even video games. Financial and business editors tell us who they believe are the “most important” moguls, and […]
here are a number of great mysteries in life. Where does the Abominable Snowman live? Where was the Garden of Eden? Do any of the Kardashian cabal have any discernible skills? Kim Kardashian is engaged. Again. This time it’s to rapper Kanye West. They plan to spend $5 million for a Mediterranean honeymoon. There’s no […]