Category Archives: TV Shows

We Have Lost Two Legends : Loretta Lynn and Angela Lansbury

Within a week, we have lost both of them. They got to live long lives and made their impression. Their bodies of work will be with us. RIP, two Grand Ladies…. One of Country Music… The other of film, tv … Continue reading

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We Lost Two Legends: Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols…RIP

We lost two legends today, Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols. Mr. Russell..what could you say? If you were a basketball fan, you had to at least respect Mr. Russell, even if you hated the Celtics. He was an athlete, but, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Goodbye to the Pearsons

This week was the last episode of This Is Us. I came to This Is Us over halfway through the first season. I had read on the internet how each week it would bring you to tears, but people loved … Continue reading

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Showbiz Legend Betty White Dead At 99

I can’t even feel bad about this one. Or sad. She lived a long life, was vibrant until the end. And, her talent will be with us forever. “To be able to spend a lifetime in the business you love … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Psychiatry, Racism, and the Birth of ‘Sesame Street’ How an African-American psychiatrist helped design a groundbreaking television show as a radical therapeutic tool for helping minority preschoolers. Chester M. Pierce was a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I want to put a plug in for a series that will premiere on Monday, May 29th, on ABC. A new production from Shondaland.   A Bunch of … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Hello, Everyone.  If you aren’t watching the ABC sitcom, “Black-ish”  WHY NOT? Here are clips from the latest episodes. Black-ish! Trump’s America Good Dre Hunting Read: Rage almost all the time. Catch the full episodes on Netflix or Amazon Prime.

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Thursday Open Thread

ICYMI Black-ISH Zoey questions her belief in God. Click here to access the full episode.

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Thursday Open Thread: Remembering Agnes Nixon

When I saw the tweet that Agnes Nixon had passed, it hit me HARD. You must understand… Once upon a time…. For A couple of decades, I was a soap opera fanatic. FANATIC! And, ABC was what got me hooked. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Star Trek 50th Anniversary Week

Happy HUMP day, Everyone!

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