Tag: sitcom

In Memoriam: Hal Kanter, the Creator of Julia

The TV series lasted three years and only in its first season did it crack the Nielsen ratings’ top tier.  It has never had much of a presence in the syndication market, doesn’t show up on TV Land, and has…


The Return of the Family Sitcom

I have a long tradition of disliking family sitcoms, reaching all the way back to my adolescence. But this season on TV, I have fallen in love with two “traditional” family sitcoms, both on ABC on Wednesday nights: The Middle and Modern Family.