A ‘Mad About You’ Revival Is Reportedly in the Works
Mad About You might be the next sitcom to return to television. According to TVLine, Sony has reportedly begun “informal talks” with Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt to return for a limited-run revival of the series, which originally ran on NBC for seven seasons from 1992-1999. Sony did not co... [Read More]
How ‘Mad About You’ Perfected the Network Multi-Camera Sitcom
It’s surprising to me that Mad About You doesn’t receive more attention and acclaim than it does. After all this was one of the biggest sitcoms of the 1990s, running for seven seasons — it won a dozen Emmy Awards and a Peabody. It introduced most of us to Helen Hunt, which in and o... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Steven Wright
Comedy has had quite the history of who’s funny now and why. Since humor can be based on observations, a lot of it is contextual of what is directly happening in society. In the 1940s, comedians were making jokes about their mother-in-laws. In the ‘60s and ‘70s, comedians were maki... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Steven Wright
Comedy has had quite the history of who’s funny now and why. Since humor can be based on observations, a lot of it is contextual of what is directly happening in society. In the 1940s, comedians were making jokes about their mother-in-laws. In the ‘60s and ‘70s, comedians were maki... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Steven Wright
Comedy has had quite the history of who’s funny now and why. Since humor can be based on observations, a lot of it is contextual of what is directly happening in society. In the 1940s, comedians were making jokes about their mother-in-laws. In the ‘60s and ‘70s, comedians were maki... [Read More]
How 'Mad About You' Made One of the Boldest Bottle Episodes Ever
by Daniel Kurland ‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “This whole scene is one shot. The camera hasn’t moved in twenty mi... [Read More]