Dec 28, 2017
American TV storytelling
sometimes struggles with a good New Years plot.
Or it did until Linda Bloodworth-Thomason fired up her typewriter in 1989 to deliver the January 1, 1990 episode of Designing Women entitled “The First Day of the Last Decade of the Entire 20th Century.”
It is pure art, as performed by the four...
Dec 10, 2017
Still pondering what to get that hard-to-buy-for TV fan in your life? This podcast has your back, walking you through 5+ great gift ideas used in producing past episodes. All are classics or discuss classics! Designing Women, Diana Ross, Sports Night, a book about the making of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Kim...
Dec 9, 2017
The Facts of Life & Living Single fans, enjoy a candid walk down memory lane in this interview with 40 year TV veteran Kim Fields. From parenting to finding voice, confidence and strength in this demanding world, our conversation covers it all, yet still leaves more to be discovered in her just-released autobiography,
Nov 14, 2017
A few decisions transformed "A Different World" from a struggling, rudderless sitcom to the classic it became. Much of that was due to Debbie Allen stepping in as creative force and aligning the set, characters and plots to align more closely with an authentic Historically Black College & University...
Oct 17, 2017
Southgate Media Group podcast marathon, Elgin, IL
Feb. 26, 1996 CBS Monday night line-up, 4 women-centric sitcoms
Elizabeth Taylor's "Black Pearls" perfume line launch
The Nanny, Fran Dresher, 3rd season - directed by Dorothy Lyman
Can't Hurry Love, one season, starring Mariska Hargitay and Nancy McKeon