HBO commercial directed by Sam Mendes about a surprise party gone wrong won the Golden Lion award at Cannes this year.
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Rescue Me: Minisode 3: “Criteria”
“Criteria” – It’s a battle of the bottle, or the broads, when Tommy (Denis Leary) and the guys debate their standards on what makes a good bar. Tommy talks of his bar baited demons, while the guys focus on the beauties behind the bar. (Raw Language)
New Heroes Webisodes
NBC has brought online this promo for its upcoming “Heroes” Webisodes titled “Going Postal” that kick-off on July 14th. The three-part series kicks-off with “A Nifty Trick,” with new episodes rolling out on subsequent Mondays. It features Echo De Mille, a seemingly ordinary mailman with an extraordinary ability. Visitors to this year’s Comic-Con, willContinue reading “New Heroes Webisodes”
15 Reasons Why Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever
Fred Rogers saved both public television and the VCR. When the government wanted to cut Public Television funds in 1969, the relatively unknown Mister Rogers went to Washington. Almost straight out of a Capra film, his 5-6 minute testimony on how TV had the potential to give kids hope and create more productive citizensContinue reading “15 Reasons Why Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever”
Catchphrases in TV History
Every TV show wants one, but few achieve it: a catchphrase. The best ones not only propel their show into the limelight, but eventually take a life of their own, sometimes getting into the dictionary, sometimes even electing a president. Please click here for the stories behind some of TV’s most famous catchphrases.
Top 10 Scary Commercials
See the Top 10 Scary Commercials here.
The Origins of Ten of Your Favorite Muppets
I, like a lot of you, grew up on Sesame Street and the Muppets. But do you ever stop to wonder where they came from? Some of the characters we know and love today were recycled from other T.V. shows and commercials Jim Henson worked on and others were invented by using whatever materials wereContinue reading “The Origins of Ten of Your Favorite Muppets”
Rescue Me Minisode # 2: Fantasy
Good dream or a bad dream? Tommy’s (Denis Leary) fantasies take a turn for the worse when Garrity’s bunk gets sticky. It’s a bad night for Tommy. (For Mature Audiences)
The Lost Book Club
ABC.com has just announced the formation of a LOST Book Club, which will spotlight titles that have been referenced on the show. The book-club site shows a list of books that have been mentioned on each season of the series. You can browse the list by season or theme (books that have popped up inContinue reading “The Lost Book Club”