This week’s latest Asked & Answered sees what older shows our staff is catching up on this summer.
1993: Cheers turns out the lights One of the most popular sitcoms of the 1980s and a keystone of NBC’s ratings renaissance in that decade, Cheers concluded an 11-season, 275-episode run with a highly regarded series finale. After finishing dead last in the ratings among all network shows during its first season, the ensemble comedy about regulars …
The results of this month’s Hall of Fame race are in!
Rabin’s back with another round of sound statistical analysis detailing this month’s HoF nominees.
April may be the cruelest month, but not for the Hall of Fame, which looks at Lead Actor in a Comedy.
The November results are in! Check out the new members of the TWTV Hall of Fame.
Andrew Rabin provides his statistical breakdown of this month’s Hall of Fame nominees.
It’s the third round of This Was Television’s Hall of Fame, and it’s the most important vote you can cast this month. (Except for that other thing that’s been on the news a lot in the U.S.)
1982: Cheers opens for business An urbane, snooty young woman takes a barmaid job at a blue collar Boston tavern run by a charismatic, womanizing ex-ballplayer, and one of the most beloved sitcoms in TV history is underway. Cheers was a defining hit of the 1980s and one of the engines of NBC’s rise to ratings dominance by …
In which Cory irrationally pitches a Television Show Hall of Fame.
What makes NBC so damn compelling? Why is Warren Littlefield so self-congratulatory? Who knew Whoopi Goldberg was such a Yoko?