Posts Tagged ‘Friday’

John Stamos

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

RemingtonJohn Stamos launched his career in 1980s daytime television as Blackie Parrish on General Hospital.  In turn, Stamos became a heartthrob.  And he’s never looked back.

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“L.A. Law” Retrospective (Part 2 of 8)

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

An attempt to list all of the outstanding moments, accomplishments, and cases in L.A. Law would not do it justice (pun intended).  But a few, select pieces evidence a television show consisting of multi-layered characters, compelling story lines, and crisp writing.

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Mr. Robinson and Mr. Rickey

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

42:  The Jackie Robinson Story opens in theatres on Friday, April 12th.  The date is appropriate — nearly 66 years to the day when Jackie Robinson made his official debut in Major League Baseball on April 15, 1947.  He played, of course, for the Brooklyn Dodgers.  Baseball has never been the same since.  Thankfully.

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J.R.’s Back and You’re Gonna Be in Trouble As “Dallas” Returns

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Returning to television tonight on TNT at 9:00 pm, Dallas is an example of branding.

That’s “branding” as in image, marketing, and monetizing. For a moment, the word “branding” might have triggered images of cattle. It’s a logical nexus. After all, Jock and Miss Ellie Ewing were regular attendees of the Cattlemen’s Ball, the Southfork Ranch is spread across 100,000 acres of land, and the Ewing family prizes its ranching roots.

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