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 →
Spotlight: Men Against Evil (Unsold Pilot)

New Spotlight: Men Against Evil (Unsold Pilot)

My latest spotlight is about “Men Against Evil” from 1966, an unsold ABC pilot for a twice-weekly serialized drama. It eventually became The Felony Squad. Continue Reading →

2014-2015 Fall Preview Specials

It’s that time again. The networks are unveiling their fall preview specials for the 2014-2015 season. Check your local listings and tune in. Continue Reading →

Antenna TV’s Fall 2014 Schedule

Antenna TV’s Fall 2014 schedule doesn’t include any new shows, just a lot of lineup changes. Continue Reading →

Me-TV’s Fall Schedule Debuts September 1st

Me-TV’s fall schedule kicks of September 1st. New shows include The Andy Griffith Show, CHiPs, Black Sheep Squadron and The Adventures of Superman. Continue Reading →
Bookshelf: Getting Together

Review: Getting Together

My review of Judson McCall’s TV tie-in novel Getting Together, from 1971. Continue Reading →

Robin Williams (1951-2014)

A look at the early, forgotten TV work of Robin Williams, including Laugh-In and The Richard Pryor Show, two NBC comedy-variety shows from the 1977-1978 season. Continue Reading →