One Day at a Time: Behind the reimagining of a sitcom classic with Netflix showrunners Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce
One of Norman Lear’s classic beloved TV sitcoms has new lives breathed into it, as One Day at a Time debuts today on Netflix complete with 13 episodes featuring a new cast in a new setting. Justina Machado stars as Penelope, a newly single mother and military veteran raising her two kids in a ... [Read More]
One Day at a Time: Behind the reimagining of a sitcom classic with Netflix showrunners Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce
One of Norman Lear’s classic beloved TV sitcoms has new lives breathed into it, as One Day at a Time debuts today on Netflix complete with 13 episodes featuring a new cast in a new setting. Justina Machado stars as Penelope, a newly single mother and military veteran raising her two kids in a ... [Read More]
One Day at a Time: Behind the reimagining of a sitcom classic with Netflix showrunners Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce
One of Norman Lear’s classic beloved TV sitcoms has new lives breathed into it, as One Day at a Time debuts today on Netflix complete with 13 episodes featuring a new cast in a new setting. Justina Machado stars as Penelope, a newly single mother and military veteran raising her two kids in a ... [Read More]
SNL mocks sad shows masquerading as sitcoms or TV comedy to win awards
CBS broadcasts the most popular sitcoms on TV, but all of the Emmys and Golden Globes for best comedy series recently have gone to series that aren't necessarily all that funny. Go figure! So Saturday Night Live got two-for-one when it made this parody of shows such as Amazon's Transparent by promot... [Read More]
SNL mocks sad shows masquerading as sitcoms or TV comedy to win awards
CBS broadcasts the most popular sitcoms on TV, but all of the Emmys and Golden Globes for best comedy series recently have gone to series that aren't necessarily all that funny. Go figure! So Saturday Night Live got two-for-one when it made this parody of shows such as Amazon's Transparent by promot... [Read More]
Where Have All the Fun Sitcoms Gone?
Very often when I get home on the late side, I want to watch something light and fun and funny. It’s only recently that I realized that hardly any of the shows I pick in that mood are currently-airing TV comedies; they’re either comedies that have been off the air for years or some kind ... [Read More]
Where Have All the Fun Sitcoms Gone?
Very often when I get home on the late side, I want to watch something light and fun and funny. It’s only recently that I realized that hardly any of the shows I pick in that mood are currently-airing TV comedies; they’re either comedies that have been off the air for years or some kind ... [Read More]
Amazon picks up The Tick, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson all to series
Amazon has picked up all three of its primetime comedy pilots that went up for public review in August: The Tick, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson. That despite Amazon's own programming chief describing his new half-hour pick-ups as only "sometimes even funny." Such is the state of "comedy" i... [Read More]
Episode #109: Ms. Pat
Ms. Pat’s early career sounds a little bit like the role Sally Field’s in the 1988 movie about comedy, Punchline, except only Ms. Pat grew up in a bootleg house in Atlanta, became a mother of two by the time she was 15, sold drugs, was shot twice, and arrested multiple times all before s... [Read More]
Episode #109: Ms. Pat
Ms. Pat’s early career sounds a little bit like the role Sally Field’s in the 1988 movie about comedy, Punchline, except only Ms. Pat grew up in a bootleg house in Atlanta, became a mother of two by the time she was 15, sold drugs, was shot twice, and arrested multiple times all before s... [Read More]