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Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Turns 92 Today

Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Turns 92 Today
By March 20, 2014

On comedy: “the Jews have been able to do it since Moses’ time.” Read More

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Must-watch: Jill Soloway’s New Amazon Original Pilot, “Transparent”

Must-watch: Jill Soloway’s New Amazon Original Pilot, “Transparent”
By February 19, 2014

If we’re living in a golden age of television, Jill Soloway’s new pilot deserves its own unit of commerce. Read More

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‘James Franco Presents’, a New Series Coming this November

‘James Franco Presents’, a New Series Coming this November
By August 21, 2013

The 10 episode program will premier on the cable network Ovation Read More

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Netflix Jews: Saul Goodman, Breaking Bad’s Scheming Lawyer

Netflix Jews: Saul Goodman, Breaking Bad’s Scheming Lawyer
By July 18, 2013

How the shady lawyer who changed his last name to sound Jewish became the show’s moral constant Read More

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Emmy Awards 101: This Season’s Most Jewish Moments on Television

Emmy Awards 101: This Season’s Most Jewish Moments on Television
By September 21, 2012

In anticipation of the 64th Emmy Awards this weekend, we present the top five Jewish scenes from Emmy-nominated shows for your consideration Read More

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Jews Watching TV: When TV’s Best New Comedy Is Also The Worst

Jews Watching TV: When TV’s Best New Comedy Is Also The Worst
By January 17, 2012

There are shows one watches because he or she likes them and there are shows they don’t because they don’t. Also, there are shows, usually of the reality persuasion, that a person might watch because they loathe it and hate-watching is one of our times’ great cultural revelations. Read More

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Jews Watching TV: Compatibility Mode

Jews Watching TV: Compatibility Mode
By January 28, 2011

Two weeks in, it appears that along with the departure of Steve Carell, the most exciting narrative of the NBC Thursday Spring season will be the epic battle each week between Parks & Recreation and Community for funniest show on television. Read More

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