Posts Tagged “Sitcom”

US sitcom showcases American Arab character

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

US sitcom showcases American Arab character A new comedy sitcom on CBS TV showcases an American Arab character played by well known standup comedian Maz Jobrani, and includes some major stars in the comedic entertainment circuit. The show Superior Donuts is getting some strong reviews in its first season By Ray Hanania A new comedy sitcom…

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Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait”

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Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait”

Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait.” The new series features comedian actor Kevin James as the father figure in a new family. But I just can’t get his old family out of my mind. I can’t separate the line that was created by television that separated reality and adorable, addictive fantasy entertainment. By Ray Hanania…

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Beverly Hillbillies make stage musical comeback

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Beverly Hillbillies make stage musical comeback

Beverly Hillbillies make stage musical comeback By Ray Hanania Anyone of baby boomer age knows the musical theme for the 1960s television favorite, The Beverly Hillbillies. The TV sitcom ran from 1962 until 1971 and lampooned the Hillbillie lifestyle through an imaginary family, the Clampetts, who struck oil while hunting for possum out in the mountains….

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Where is American television headed?

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Where is American television headed?

Where is American television headed? By Ray Hanania I am a Baby Boomer which means that I was basically there when Television was born. I watched it take it’s first steps, speak its first words in Black & White, and then watched it grow to technicolor. I stared at it hours on end as it transformed…

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