Andrew Belonsky

‘South Park’s 200th: A Very Important Lesson

‘South Park‘ reached a milestone this week, when the controversial show celebrated its 200th episode. And it taught a valuable lesson. Wednesday night’s plot, which I won’t spoil too much, revolved around Tom Cruise, who’s packing fudge at a factory, leading an army of jilted celebrities, including Tiger Woods, Paris Hilton and Oprah, filing a […]

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Sarah Palin Pitching Reality Show

Sarah Palin dipped her foot further into the Hollywood pool this week. In addition to her appearance on ‘The Tonight Show,’ Palin is in talks with network executives, and with veteran reality show producer Mark Burnett (‘Survivor‘), to launch an unscripted series about Alaska. Palin’s either a political genius or a woman who’s trying to […]

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Sarah Palin Shows Jay Leno Her Funny Side

Fox News analyst and political lightning rod Sarah Palin crossed the network divide last night to appear on NBC’s ‘The Tonight Show.’ Neither she nor host Jay Leno seemed to know why she was there. Ratings, of course. Now that he’s back at ‘Tonight,’ Leno and his team are definitely working overtime to ensure NBC […]

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With ‘Tut’ Special, Discovery Makes History Anew

History, they say, has a way of repeating itself. It can also be endlessly revised. And, thanks to our technological culture, those revisions will be televised, as they will be this weekend, when the Discovery Channel airs a new special, ‘King Tut Unwrapped’. But is it really that new? Discovery executives are absolutely beside themselves […]

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