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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 [...]

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year – 2016 Edition: NBC Fires At The Front Of The Upfronts

NBC FALL 2016-17 SCHEDULE
(New programs in UPPER CASE; all times ET)
MONDAY
8-10 P.M. – “The Voice”
10-11 P.M. – “TIMELESS”
TUESDAY
8-9 P.M. – “The Voice”
9-10 P.M. – “THIS IS US”
10-11 P.M. – “Chicago Fire”
WEDNESDAY
8-9 P.M. – “Blindspot”
9-10 P.M. – “Law & Order: SVU”
10-11 P.M. – “Chicago P.D.”
THURSDAY
8-8:30 P.M. – “Superstore”
8:30-9 P.M. – “THE GOOD PLACE”
9-10 P.M. – “Chicago [...]

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.

Original post:

I don’t know [...]

“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 [...]

“There Can Be Only One”…. A Few Words On My Forty Years With David Letterman

By 1978, Indiana-born ex-TV weatherman David Letterman had moved to Hollywood, become a favorite at The Comedy Store, appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and tapped to be a semi-regular guest host of that show on some of Johnny’s many nights off.
If you never saw Letterman in this era, you missed his particular [...]

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