My review of The Mod Squad #3 – The Sock-It-To-Em Murders by Richard Deming, published in December 1968 by Pyramid Books. Continue Reading →
A look at short-lived, rare, and classic TV shows and telefilms coming to DVD in 2010. Continue Reading →
A look at some of the best DVD releases of 2009: Man from Atlantis, The Golden Age of Television, The Guns of Will Sonnett, and more. Continue Reading →
It’s the final Tuesday of the year and, like last week, there aren’t a lot of new releases. To be fair, last Tuesday saw just four releases while today there are a total of five, the oldest of which is from 2008. Ah, well, there’s always 2010.
Neil Genzlinger has written an amusing article for The New York Times (a free registration may be required) in which he discusses watching a variety of sitcoms from the 1960s on DVD and learning that scenes involving danger and spectacle he thought were so amazing are, upon close inspection, both ineffective and disappointing. For example, … Continue Reading →
Here’s the schedule for NBC’s experimental station W2XBS in New York City for the week starting Sunday, October 8th, 1939, straight from the weekly television listings printed in The New York Times. It featured NBC’s new “uniform” schedule, introduced on Tuesday, September 26th. There were a lot of interesting programs broadcast during the week, including … Continue Reading →
Thrills and Chills Everywhere, also known as Thrills and Chills, premiered in New York City on Wednesday, August 27th, 1941, roughly two months after commercial broadcasting officially began in the United States. It was initially broadcast by WNBT before moving to DuMont’s experimental station W2XWV in May of 1942. You can read about the program … Continue Reading →