Category Archives: TV

Letterman’s Been Over For Years

David Letterman has made a career out of being bitter and along the ing, long way he head reshaped TV late-night standup into a platform for pettiness and meanness. The dean of late-night TV shows will finally call it quits … read more »

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The ParcBench Guide To What’s On TV For The Holidays

What would Christmas be without family and friends gathered around the warm glow of a TV watching their favorite holiday classics? The number of Christmas movies and TV specials that will air during the 2014 holiday season is staggering. What’s … read more »

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Eric Church Debuts On “Austin City Limits”

New Episode Premieres November 15th on PBS “Austin City Limits” (ACL) proudly presents an hour with music sensation Eric Church. The episode premieres Saturday, November 15th at 9pm ET/8pm CT as part of the iconic PBS music series’ milestone Season … read more »

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Must See: ‘The Last Patrol’ (on HBO, Monday Nov. 10)

The Last Patrol is a must-see television event. Sebastian Junger’s latest documentary film is an affecting and powerful look at war; making war, quitting war and even missing war. It is a conversation about combat and the habit-forming notion of … read more »

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“The Sound of Music,” with Carrie Underwood, Will Air in December

How do you solve a problem like trying to interest an audience raised on “American Idol” to like an old fashioned Broadway musical? Well, for one thing, if you are producing “The Sound of Music,” you cast an “American Idol” … read more »

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Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Make Beautiful Music Together – ‘Love Has Come For You’

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell – Love Has Come For You *** ½ (out of 4 stars) Label: Rounder Records Steve Martin, the actor, comedian, producer, playwright and author, has added the hyphen of “banjo musician extraordinaire” to his seemingly … read more »

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Top Television Shows Today Full of Garbage

If you stopped watching network television awhile ago because it had gotten so bad, you made the correct decision. It has continued to get worse. A few years ago, network television became dominated by cheaply made reality TV shows and … read more »

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Is Blake Shelton really ‘the Lance Armstrong of country music’?

Talk about being in the hot seat! Blake Shelton has always seemed to me to be the Bill Clinton of country music; he never seems to know when to be quiet, poor guy. He did it again when he upset … read more »

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Peter Falk (TV’s “Columbo”) Has Died

TV’s “Columbo,” Peter Falk, died in Los Angeles Thursday night. He was 83. Over the years, the star won four Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the cigar-chomping detective who always looked as if he’d just rolled out of bed. … read more »

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CNNMoney On The Debt Ceiling: Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Somewhere in a parallel universe, where CNN is actually a respected news source, a journalist is crying. Ryan Anthony20-something Tennessee Journalism student and relentless sports fan.More Posts

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