Since we have officially begun the late-April through mid-May greeting card industry wind-up to M-Day, I thought it only fair to say a word on behalf of those for whom Mother's Day is actually Motherless Day.
Men and women do talk, and think, about sex differently -- as they do about plenty of other subjects. The problem is that those differences nearly always skew toward the male POV when we package mass-market media products such as 22-minute TV shows.
The recently announced TV network fall line up seems to have some common themes this year. Did anyone order some revived sitcom actors? FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC sure did, and these new shows will all have some very familiar faces.
Television takes a lot of heat from its critics, but no one can deny that it is a true reflection of the ever-changing times we live in. So as part of our ongoing celebration of Women's History Month, we decided to take a look at the evolution of single women on TV.
You might be saying, "You can't do a spin-off of Friends! Know why? Because they tried it! It was called Joey and it failed!" If you can do a spin-off of Cheers, All in the Family or Hercules: the Legendary Journeys, you can do a spin-off of anything.
You may have heard that Work It is one of the worst sitcoms of all time. You heard correctly. In fact, if the Metacritic rating for this new show isn't the lowest score ever for a television comedy, I'll be a little disappointed in my fellow TV scribes.