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Thank The Stars The 2010-11 TV Season Is Over. No, Really, Thank The Stars. We Insist. (Micro-Spoiler Alert)

Originally published in 2011, this recap of the 2010-11 TV season also includes your popGeezer’s “TV Sit-Com 101″ class. That prominently features a rant on the importance of “The Larry Sanders Show.”
With news today of Garry Shandling’s untimely death, allow us to pay tribute again to his most influential and important work.

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Falling Into TV: “If I’m Being Honest”, FOX Lives Or Dies With Simon Cowell

Simply put, it is the most emotionally engrossing and satisfying reality competition show in the English-speaking world.  And, other than dedicated ‘Net-heads and scurrilous torrent-o-philes, most American viewers don’t know anything about it and have no idea what’s about to happen.
It’s [finally] Time To Face The Music, USA!
Over a full year of planning finally comes [...]

Your 2010 Emmy Nominees, In The Categories That Matter Most…

The nominees for the 62nd annual Emmy Awards were just announced.  Our immediate reaction?  “The Daily Show”’s six-year run as winner of Comedy/Variety/Music program will probably end.  Why?  Because the the industry has said – in very plain words – “Conan got screwed, and we’re gonna make August 29th the longest night in NBC’s history!” 
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“Glee” Anchors the FOX 2010-2011 Fall Schedule! (Updated)

The most important thing in the FOX 2010-11 regular season schedule is way down the grid, on Wednesdays in 2011.  The “Idol” results show… mercifully, brilliantly finally cut to a 1/2 hour!!!
Obviously, the “Idol” final will be its usual extravaganza, and we won’t know if “Idol Gives Back” – possibly gone now that major booster [...]

The Return of the Ever-So-Cranky Live “Idol” Blog – Top 9 Edition!

 

We’re down to the Top 9, though we’re still in that bloated 2 hour show mode….. 
Nevertheless, it’s time for the return of the all-snark, now Ellen-infused, “American Idol” live blog.  And it’s Lennon and McCartney night, so let’s get ready to hear some classics defiled!!!!
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6:50 PM – Giant glass of wine? Check!!
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