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Conan Responds to NBC

January 16, 2010

Last Thursday, NBC executives told me they intended to move the Tonight Show to 12:05 to accommodate the Jay Leno Show at 11:35. For 60 years the Tonight Show has aired immediately following the late local news. I sincerely believe that delaying the Tonight Show into the next day to accommodate another comedy program will seriously damage what I consider to be the greatest franchise in the history of broadcasting.

The Sing-Off is On…

December 16, 2009

Anyone besides me been watching NBC’s latest attempt at mooching off the success of Fox? It’s American Idol meets Glee (their words, not mine), The Sing-Off. The show invites 8 acapella groups to compete for the grand prize of $100,00 and a Sony recording contract. Now, I can’t lie and tell you the show is completely without […]

Only the Good Die Young…

December 15, 2009

The Upside Down Show is by far the best show for preschoolers on tv right now…
Dear Nickelodeon Execs, Seriously?

You Can’t Always Get What You Want…

December 11, 2009

Listen, I’m as big a Gleek as the next female pre-teen adolescent, but…does anyone know what I mean when I say I felt cheated…more importantly, felt like Mr. Schuster cheated?

Transformers 2: Plotholes in Disguise

November 3, 2009

Everyone tried to tell me. “Not up to par,” they said. “Not nearly as good as the first,” they cried. “I left the movie theater, asked for my money back, then set my ten bucks on fire in protest,” he screamed…then laughed like a madman.  But did I listen? Well, partly. I didn’t go see Transformers […]