I hate the last episode of Seinfeld. This is an admittedly odd way to open up an essay that is primarily about Friends. I also realize this isn't a particularly unique or notable sentence to write considering that most people who have seen the last episode of Seinfeld share this opinion.
It's like a bacon cheeseburger.
I was giving a lift to one of the greatest Bollywood legends of all time, Indian cinema's legendary heartthrob, the man we called our Gregory Peck. Dev Anand needed a lift to his hotel and I was the only one who could easily and quickly get my car our of the rammed, snow filled car park, (damn why hadn't I worn my nice sari?)
While nothing I have done has reached the popularity of The Facts of Life, I have continued to work with some of the most talented people ... And while I won't "tell all" ever, I am going to tell you a bit of my real facts of my life.
Many of us would relish the opportunity to prank and embarrass our closest friends. Very few of us have had the chance to do it professionally.
What made this a truly wonderful hour of TV was something deeper -- something captured on Don's face. He smiled. He wore a real, excited, anticipatory, hopeful smile. I can't even remember the last time a look like that crossed his face.
This week's Zach Galifianakis-hosted "SNL" felt at times that the cast was just sitting around waiting for the reaction to final sketch of the night -- which turned out to be one of the most ambitious sketches in recent memory.
In no small measure inspired by BBC America's Canadian-produced tricky and fun new series Orphan Black, which centers heavily on cloning what-ifs, I came back to this simmering question (thanks, TV!) -- why not cloning?
The ways in which music, films, TV programmes and reading material are purchased and consumed has transformed as a consequence of the online revolution. The digital industry has grown exponentially, and there has been a shift from the physical to the digital across all types of content and services.
Try getting on TV if you're telegenic with an instinct for news. Try again if you lost an eye as a poverty-stricken child from Yemen where even your r...
This would be a whole new kind of reality show. The consequences are real. If you win, you are sent to a barren desert planet to never return. If you lose, nothing happens and you go back to living your -- wait... did I mess that up?
In Wednesday's exciting season finale, American and Russian agents set a series of high-stakes events in motion, and the dogged Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich) is at the heart of every scheme.
Schumer's brand of comedy is a generally winning mixture of insecurity and frankness, sexual and otherwise.
Tragedy forces people to take a hard look at what they value and why; it stops everything and compels people to think about what rules matter, what they want and where they're going. You know it's a world gone terribly awry when Pete Campbell seems like a good guy.
Raise your hand if you were not breathing for the last minute and half of the finale as Alicia drank some wine and did a light load of laundry waiting for her mysterious guest. It was edge-of-your-seat exciting and totally shocking when she opened the door.
The past year has been great for telly and as we're only two weeks away from the 2013 BAFTA Television Awards, I thought I'd give you a little lowdown of who I think deserves to walk away with an award in the Comedy and Entertainment categories... and maybe those who shouldn't too.