Thoughts on TV Guide’s 2014 Fall Preview Issue

My thoughts on TV Guide‘s 2014 Fall Preview issue, covering 43 new shows for the 2014-2015 season. Continue Reading →
Bookshelf: The New People #1 (Comic Book)

Review: The New People #1 (Comic Book)

My review of the first issue of Dell’s tie-in comic book series based on The New People (ABC, 1969-1970). Continue Reading →

1974 Development Season: ABC’s Pilots

A look at the 36 pilots in development at ABC for the 1974-1975 season, including “Cro-Magnon,” “The Karen Valentine Program,” “The Muppets,” “Wonder Woman,” “The New Land,” and “Men of the Dragon.” Continue Reading →

40th Anniversary of Fall 1974

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1974-1975 season, which introduced more than 20 new shows including Sons and Daughters, Sierra, The New Land, Kodiak, and Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers. Continue Reading →

August 2014: The Month in Home Media

FOX’s recently cancelled Almost Human was released on DVD in August, as was Now and Again (CBS, 1999-2000) and Maya (NBC, 1967-1968). Plus, Nichols has been added to Warner Archive Instant. Continue Reading →

Coming in September to Television Obscurities

September will be very busy here at Television Obscurities, with the launch of “A Year in TV Guide,” a look at the 1974 development season, and much more. Read all about what’s coming next month. Continue Reading →

NBC Cancels Planned Emerald City Limited Series

New obscurity alert: NBC’s planned limited series Emerald City has been cancelled. Continue Reading →

Could New Licensing Deal Lead to More Short-Lived Shows on Diginets?

A new agreement on residuals reached between Hollywood guilds and studios could mean more short-lived TV shows airing on diginets like Cozi TV, Antenna TV and Me-TV. Continue Reading →