"We should do a public access show about cats!"
That's what my girlfriend Katrina said one night in December 2001 as we watched Channel 29, Access San Francisco. I thought it sounded like a great idea, and it still sounded good the next morning when we were sober. This is part two of that story.
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Pilot episodes are tricky. Many potentially great shows have failed to get off the ground because of their pilot getting rejected, such as the legendary Harmon / Schrab / Stiller joint Heat Vision and Jack. But shows that do get picked up will ideally evolve and improve, and often the pilot can bec ... More >>
As I've hinted at once or twice on the Exhibitionist, I'm a huge My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fan. Though it doesn't unseat the oft-mentioned Mystery Science Theater 3000 as my all-time favorite, it's my top currently running scripted show and is likely to remain so until Breaking Bad returns ... More >>
In 1976, the band known as The Band decided to call it quits. Its recent albums hadn't been selling so well, the members were tired of touring, leader Robbie Robertson had (allegedly) turned into a major twit, and it would be a couple of decades before their hit "The Weight" would be used in the tra ... More >>