‘The Larry Sanders Show’ Breaks New TV Ground

On Aug. 15, 1992, HBO premiered The Larry Sanders Showa series that would change the face of television comedy forever. The cable network had been looking to launch a project with Garry Shandling since his brief but successful run with Showtime’s It’s Garry Shandling’s Show. “I thought It’s Garry Shandling’s Show was terrific, and he … Read more

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 21-27

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 21-27: Aug. 21: Guitarist James Burton (with Elvis Presley) is 83. Singer Jackie DeShannon is 81. Actor Patty McCormack (“The Ropers”) is 77. Singer Carl Giammarese of The Buckinghams is 75. Actor Loretta Devine (“Boston Public”) is 73. Newsman Harry Smith is 71. Singer Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, … Read more

A new series surpasses Stranger Things as Netflix’s most watched series

TV An important title for Netflix adaptations is which one is the most watched by its subscribers and Stranger Things has been one of the most important. It has prevailed against great productions but the time has come when it has been defeated. Here we tell you which is the most watched series of the … Read more

Laura Carmichael new TV series The Secrets She Keeps

Monica SkipperGetty Images There are some roles, for some actors, which will always define them. For many, Laura Carmichael is indelibly Downton Abbeys Lady Edith, the initially spiky, yet complex middle sister of the Grantham daughters. Such is the cultural dominance of Julian Fellowes’ period drama juggernaut, which has now spanned five seasons and two … Read more

Alyssa Limperis uses comedy to cope with grief in standup special

1/2 Alyssa Limperis’ comedy special, “No Bad Days,” is streaming today on Peacock. Photo courtesy Heidi Gutman/Peacock LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Comedian Alyssa Limperis said she devoted her standup special, no bad days, premiering Friday on Peacock, to her late father to show how much she loved him. Jim Limperis died at age … Read more

Watchmen’s Damon Lindelof Praises Ms. marvel

Damon Lindelof’s name is attached to some of the most successful genre TV shows of the 21st Century (LOST, HBO’s watchmen) but for his buck, there has been one TV series in 2022 that stands out above the rest: Ms. marvel. In a new social media post, Damon Lindelof goes into why Ms. marvel is … Read more

‘South Park’ enjoys a silver anniversary of satire

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaching the age of 25 is usually a sign of hitting adulthood, a signal to put away all childish things. Not for “South Park” and stars Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman. The Comedy Central staple about four bratty, perpetually bundled-up youngsters in an unhinged Colorado cartoon town celebrated its silver anniversary … Read more

Popular TV show endeavors to evoke love of folk music

A scene in the show features ethnic Yi singer Ladanzhu. [Photo provided to China Daily] a popular TV show, Flowers Bloom in Springwhich aims to raise the recognition of China’s folk music, and brings together 28 groups of young artists to innovatively render some of the country’s most influential folk songs, has recently seen its … Read more