TV

My Thoughts on the Miss America Pageant

If you took two hours of your life to tune into the Miss America pageant, you probably noticed that two things were missing. 1. Chris Harrison as host 2. The swimsuit competition That’s right, people. This ain’t your Mama’s Miss America from days of yore. This is Miss America 2.0. Bouncing boobs are forbidden. Exposed butt cheeks are a thing of the past. Cleavage has been replaced with pant suits

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Lifetime Recap: Harry and Meghan: A Royal Romance

When an ad popped up a few weeks ago that Lifetime would be debuting a new original movie based on the lives of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, I bookmarked it to my catalog, wrote a reminder on my calendar, set the DVR, and called Mama to make sure she would be watching. These are the same folks who brought you such treasured gems as “The Unauthorized Saved By the

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2018 TV Shows – What To Watch

I enjoy watching television. I’m already excited about some of the upcoming spring 2018 TV shows. And as I type that sentence, I wonder if I’m supposed to call them “TV shows” anymore. Should I say digital programming? Streaming services? OnDemand situations? Nah. I’m going to stick with TV. Because the majority of the stuff I watch is on good, old, reliable basic network stations. Just call me crotchety and

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Talking to the Television

When ABC announced that they were going to air an original Dirty Dancing TV event, I was intrigued. Notice I didn’t use the words “excited” or “elated” or “planned to schedule my entire evening around the blessed affair.” I’ve been burned before with the live musical trend. I’m looking at you Sound of Music, Peter Pan, and The Wiz. To be fair, I can’t forget that one time I was shockingly surprised

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‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival

Like everyone else, I had high expectations for the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. For me, the show has always been about a script that digs into relationships by using fast talking dialog and pop culture references. Winter, spring, summer and fall, I would be there to escape my hectic life in lieu of the cozy arms of Luke’s Diner and a twinkling gazebo in Stars Hollow. I had a

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