Tag Archives: Television

Saturday Night Live: Black Panther almost saves the day

Some tired jokes aside, a solid week which saw Alec Baldwins Trump mess up at a press conference and a standout Black Jeopardy skit Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) is doing a press conference with leaders of the Baltic states – “these freakshows here” – but first he reads a “prepared statement to prove that I can read”. “Time to freestyle,” …

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Alan Alda reveals Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

The M*A*S*H and West Wing actor says he has been living with disease for three years, but is living a full life Alan Alda, who starred as Hawkeye in the long-running TV comedy M*A*S*H, has revealed he has Parkinson’s disease. The 82-year-old actor told US talk show CBS This Morning that he was diagnosed with the disease more than three …

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Rose Marie obituary

All-round entertainer whose best-known persona was as Sally Rogers in the American video sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show As Sally Rogers in The Dick Van Dyke Show, Rose Marie, who has died aged 94, was known and cherished by the myriad television viewers who tuned in every week from 1961 to 1966 to watch the landmark sitcom. Rose Marie, …

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Michael B. Jordan: How Fahrenheit 451 Mirror the Vulgar Trump Era

Michael B. Jordan is pacing this HBO conference room like a boxer stalking the ring.” I gotta stand soul ,” he says, swaying his arms back and forth to loosen up his back.” I’ve been sitting down all day. I gotta move !” Occasionally as we discuss his role in the new HBO film adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 , life …

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Aziz Ansari:’ Being entertaining is like having a superpower’

The Parks and Recreation star talks about his sequence with Murdoch, was unwilling to do that accent thing and his own Netflix series, Master of None S ay the mention Aziz Ansari and most people in its own country will draw a blank. If you mentioned the faith US sitcom Parks and Recreation , then a small minority would recognise …

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Saturday Night Live: Color Panther almost saves the day

Some tired jokes aside, a solid week which heard Alec Baldwins Trump mess up at a news conference and a standout Black Jeopardy skit Donald Trump( Alec Baldwin) is doing a press conference with leaders of the Baltic regimes-” these freakshows here”- but firstly he speaks a” prepared account to prove that I can read “. ” Time to freestyle …

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She got competition: a brief history of the most intense women in sports on screen

As ambitious new testify Pitch follows a female actor to intervene in the male-dominated Major league, how have other imaginary representations fared? A grizzled manager, a exercise montage, a tearjerking finale, a lot of sweat the well-worn tropes of the athletics genre ought to have played to fatality on both small and big screens. But the underdog at the centre …

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When good TV goes bad: how Quantum Leap made one leap too far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that compassion trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, scowling, morally compromised antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett – Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan – was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have looked rugged but he …

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