‘Raymond’ TV Creator Looks For Some Love In Russia

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Everybody Loves Raymond” — or so the show’s creator had reason to think before he went to Moscow to help adapt a Russian remake of his hit TV comedy. But when he got there, Phil Rosenthal quickly discovered that the Russians didn’t share his taste for the absurdity […]

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Why Cramming Sitcoms Down Our Throats Is A Strategy That Works

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Two-and-a-Half-Men/93193/1050174717/Two-and-a-Half-Men—Taking-Out-The-Trash/embed 420 355] On countless medical dramas (stretching from Emergency! all the way up to ER) coma patients are hooked up to bleeping machines and kindly doctors urge loved ones to talk to the patient normally, and constantly. Invariably the afflicted awake from their dream state prodded by the soft, inconsequential murmuring of family […]

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