Monday, October 8 2007
TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?
Tuesday, December 17 2013
Some TV shows just aren’t willing to launch themselves into Christmas joy without also considering the validity of the Grinch's perspective.
Thursday, November 1 2012
With All In the Family, Norman Lear created a rich stew of social commentary on working class life in Queens, placing the political right in the center of the domestic, where it's always been.
Tuesday, October 4 2011
Several "best" or "favorite" LGBT TV character lists have popped up in recent years, but they don't always include the most important LGBT characters. So, we pay tribute to the ten(ish) most significant LGBT characters in US television history.
Wednesday, August 26 2009
Where a thousand stone-faced social dramas have despaired over the decay of interpersonal relations and marital unity, this is the interpersonal angst of an Ingmar Bergman movie saved by a sitcom ending and a live studio audience.
Monday, March 24 2003
In the case of All in the Family and Sanford and Son, 'groundbreaking' is not an overstatement.
Monday, June 3 2013
LOS ANGELES — Jean Stapleton, who died Friday at age 90, was 48 when she became famous as Edith Bunker in “All in the Family.” By the time