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It’s the 2016 TV Nominees for the Critics’ Choice Awards!

BEST COMEDY SERIES
Atlanta – FX
Black-ish – ABC
Fleabag – Amazon
Modern Family – ABC
Silicon Valley – HBO
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Veep – HBO
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep – HBO
Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live – NBC
Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish – ABC
Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag – Amazon
Constance Wu – Fresh Off the [...]

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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“Gloom, Despair And Agony On Me!” The 2015-16 TV Schedule is Announced, The Best Show on Broadcast TV Just Got the Axe, Sci-Fi Returns to SYFY and Did You Ever Stop to Think-Maybe Your Superhero is Just Not That Into You?

Well kids, it’s summer vacation and in between double-teaming some of the summer’s biggest movies with your popGeezer (it occurs to me that sentence may have come out wrong), it’s time once again to reach into the TV Grab Bag to see what bites back.
HANNIBAL GETS SERVED, BUT THE AUDIENCE GETS THE CHECK. I had [...]

The 72nd Peabody Awards For Television Announced

The University of Georgia’s Peabody Awards for Television were announced this morning. The august and VERY diverse group includes the following programs:
The Americans (FX)
Fox Television Studios and FX Productions
In this ingenious, addictive cliffhanger, Reagan-era Soviet spies – married with children and a seemingly endless supply of wigs — operate out of a lovely 3BR home [...]

The Mid-Season Scorecard: Our Cadillac Jack Takes the Pulse of a Surprisingly Healthy 2014-15 TV Season and Gives His Prognosis for the Second Half

Ah, the touch of Jack Frost biting at our noses – perhaps one of the more horrific visual images I can imagine – and the jingle of holiday bells provide all the evidence we need that the winter is upon us, and that the old year is coming to a close. And as we attend [...]

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