Nobody panic. Oh, who am I kidding? If I’m covering the entertainment and pop culture beat, then you should probably be a bit concerned. That’s especially true considering the only major wide-release at the theatres this week is Tim Burton’s take on the classic TV series Dark Shadows. But it does have the slightly underrated Eva Green in it. At least Burton did something right.
Let’s kick this post off with some good news. So, GOOD NEWS! Community has been renewed for a fourth season. It’s only for 13 episodes but considering that NBC has ordered a series with Dane Cook and one with Matthew Perry, it’s not like Community could do comparably worse. (Hit Fix)
After the jump, more NBC news, more news about The Avengers, the latest on Prometheus and Nina Dobrev doing yoga. Continue reading
The plight of Community reminds me of what happened to another critically acclaimed but low-rated NBC sitcom. The classic NBC sitcom NewsRadio was a critical success but never found a steady audience because it moved timeslots 11 times over only five seasons. Despite falling short of the old magic threshold of 100 episodes, it did find legs as a syndicated show but seems to have largely disappeared off the face of the earth. Fortunately, there is a little thing called the internet.
So that title is not wrong. We have all 97 episodes of NewsRadio after the jump. Continue reading
I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before but I’m a huge fan of the classic NBC sitcom Night Court. I grew up watching the show and always watched it when it would occasionally pop up in reruns and syndication on TV. But thanks to the internet, you don’t have to wait for something to pop up on TV to watch it.
So through some painstaking research, I’ve managed to dig up every Night Court episode on the internet and compile them all here. Continue reading