The cast and crew of General Hospital fill the stage last as overall winners at the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards in beautiful Pasadena

The 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards

As Agnes Nixon said: My first task is to entertain.  Then inform. She also said, “Make them laugh, make them cry, make them wait.” The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards aired on Facebook Live on Sunday, April 30, 2017.  It was actually a flawless ceremony,

The cast and crew of General Hospital fill the stage last as overall winners at the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards in beautiful Pasadena

The 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards

As Agnes Nixon said: My first task is to entertain.  Then inform. She also said, “Make them laugh, make them cry, make them wait.” The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards aired on Facebook Live on Sunday, April 30, 2017.  It was actually a flawless ceremony,

Leighton Meester with flowy hair and 1920s garb in FOX's "Making History" Al Capone episodes 5 and 6

Making History

Fox has taken a turn for the great with “Making History,” the third of three time travel shows that went to air in 2016-2017.  It’s the only comedy of the three and potentially the most feminist show on television.  Adam Pally,

Leighton Meester with flowy hair and 1920s garb in FOX's "Making History" Al Capone episodes 5 and 6

Making History

Fox has taken a turn for the great with “Making History,” the third of three time travel shows that went to air in 2016-2017.  It’s the only comedy of the three and potentially the most feminist show on television.  Adam Pally,

"Ellen" toasts 20 years with a cake on the daytime award winning "Ellen" talk show

Ellen

I remember Ellen coming out in 1997, and how big of a deal it was on her sitcom and in real life. It was so brave and was such an important moment for America.  Television comes into our living rooms,

"Ellen" toasts 20 years with a cake on the daytime award winning "Ellen" talk show

Ellen

I remember Ellen coming out in 1997, and how big of a deal it was on her sitcom and in real life. It was so brave and was such an important moment for America.  Television comes into our living rooms,

Marnie and Hannah watch "Full House' on the series finale of HBO's Girls

Girls

I have seen exactly two episodes of the HBO series “Girls”: The series premiere and the series finale.  The show ran for six seasons and became a touchstone of the national conversation.  It launched the career of one Lena Dunham, who in turn

Marnie and Hannah watch "Full House' on the series finale of HBO's Girls

Girls

I have seen exactly two episodes of the HBO series “Girls”: The series premiere and the series finale.  The show ran for six seasons and became a touchstone of the national conversation.  It launched the career of one Lena Dunham, who in turn

Martin Freeman changes a florescent lightbulb in Crackle's StartUp

StartUp

I watched the first season of StartUp on Crackle. Things I liked: Martin Freeman The high stakes and consequences storytelling Photography What I did not like, and in fact what I hated with a passion that I have rarely seen unleashed:

Martin Freeman changes a florescent lightbulb in Crackle's StartUp

StartUp

I watched the first season of StartUp on Crackle. Things I liked: Martin Freeman The high stakes and consequences storytelling Photography What I did not like, and in fact what I hated with a passion that I have rarely seen unleashed:

Judith Light on "Doubt" CBS 2017

Transgender on TV

This Wednesday I watched what I think is a historic night on broadcast television.  I watched two shows back to back on different networks that each feature transgender actors playing transgender characters in ongoing supporting cast roles. First up was “Star” on

Judith Light on "Doubt" CBS 2017

Transgender on TV

This Wednesday I watched what I think is a historic night on broadcast television.  I watched two shows back to back on different networks that each feature transgender actors playing transgender characters in ongoing supporting cast roles. First up was “Star” on

David Harewood leads Laurence Fishburne and Orlando Jones in BET's "Madiba" 2017

Madiba

BET came out strong in February 2017 with high quality miniseries Madiba.  The history of Nelson Mandela and the South African fight against apartheid was played by a top notch cast and occasionally laced with archival footage.  It is always interesting

David Harewood leads Laurence Fishburne and Orlando Jones in BET's "Madiba" 2017

Madiba

BET came out strong in February 2017 with high quality miniseries Madiba.  The history of Nelson Mandela and the South African fight against apartheid was played by a top notch cast and occasionally laced with archival footage.  It is always interesting