2019 marks the 42nd anniversary of the death of The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll: Elvis Presley. Continue reading ‘Elvis: The Miniseries’ (2005): Slick production tiptoes around big questions
I hate reality TV. But after seeing all the half-naked contestants in promos for Love Island on CBS, I’m gonna give it shot. Continue reading ‘Love Island’ (Season 1): US opens border, allows in UK smut
As God is my witness, it was better than I had any right to imagine…. Continue reading ‘Scarlett’ (1994): Sequel miniseries to ‘Gone with the Wind’ a gussied-up Harlequin Romance novel
“Oh, Elders fleet and strong and wise, appear before my seeking eyes.” Continue reading ‘Shazam!’: Positive & upbeat, Filmation’s 70s series is always worth revisiting
It’s been forty years since CBS’ Dallas, in its sophomore 1978-79 season, moved to Friday nights and started its run as the highest-rated TV series of the first half of the 1980s. It’s also been about a year since I looked at Dallas’s premiere miniseries/season (time flies here at the high-flying Drunk TV offices). So…it’s high time this site hits another “unique visitors” gusher—here’s our Dallas season two appreciation of the horniest, back-stabbin’-est, power-hungriest, double-dealin’-est drama to ever cross the airwaves. Continue reading ‘Dallas’ (Season 2): A cheating, double-crossing, backstabbing legacy begins
2018 marked the 40th anniversary of the premiere of Dallas, the CBS prime time soap opera that ran for 14 seasons, including the second-most watched series episode in U.S. broadcast history (the cliffhanger-solving Who Done It?, with at least 90 million viewers), and gave television its hands-down greatest villain: actor Larry Hagman’s J.R. Ewing, the evil, scheming, downright degenerate Texas oilman who captivated the imaginations of America’s last unified TV viewing audience. Continue reading ‘Dallas’ (Season 1): 5 episodes & a BBQ – a taste of what’s to come
Classic stop-motion Christmas fun, SpongeBob-style!