Tuesday , September 22 2020

Tag Archives: Video

Potentially Classic Austin City Limits

Norah Jones and Chris Isaak this weekend on PBS: AUSTIN CITY LIMITS presents two artists who mix aspects of several genres of American roots music to form their own original sound. Chris Isaak’s exciting rock ‘n’ roll has been winning fans for decades and sultry songstress Norah Jones’ jazzy pop …

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Warren Zevon Tonight with Dave

Personal friend-o-Warren Brian Linse reminds us that tonight is Warren Zevon night on David Letterman, in fact the show is devoted to him. You can see a preview clip from the show here. Highlight: Dave – “Do you now know something I don’t know?” Warren – “I know how much …

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NBA and Rolling Stones

Surprise link found between the NBA and 60 year-old, short, white Englishmen: The Rolling Stones are featured in the latest NBA television ad as part of the basketball organization’s “Love It Live” campaign. The 30-second spot debuted on cable’s TNT during Tuesday’s (October 29) opening night doubleheader matching the Philadelphia …

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Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Copying

If you didn’t know better, you might think TV was all about imitation: Add supermodel to the list of dream jobs reality television is promising its viewers. UPN has given an eight-episode midseason order to an hourlong reality series tentatively titled “Supermodel,” with Tyra Banks serving as an executive producer …

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Silver Screen Ozzy

There is so much going on with the Osbournes you could write a blog just about them (let me know if there is one). The first family of metal will be back on MTV in November, daughter Kelly has a new CD coming out, and now Sharon has announced that …

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Fine Sponsored Living

New cable network to build the commercials into the shows to thwart ad-skipping technology: a new cable network has elevated the practice beyond the occasional, building such anti-ad-zapping efforts directly into its business model. The entire schedule of the new network, Fine Living, has been specifically set up to incorporate …

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The First 60 Minutes of 24

24 is back and we were glued to the tube last night for the opening episode. The no-commercials (they were all attached to the beginning and the end) ploy worked well, moving the action along – it was tough to decide when to pee. In case you have been in …

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Winona Ryder Trial

Shoplifter interrupted? It is a “simple case of theft.” Or it is a “case about a woman who has been wronged and wronged terribly.” Thus began the shoplifting trial of the century, as opening arguments and prosecution witness testimony were heard in a Beverly Hills courtroom Monday in the case …

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“October Fools! – Just Kidding About the Movie Studio in China”

And I just made a big deal about the news that AOL Time Warner planned to build a $483 million movie studio in China, viewing it as the “end of the cultural revolution.” Just kidding: A spokeswoman for Warner Bros. on Monday said a report from China’s official Xinhua news …

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