Thursday, November 25, 2010

In closing, a few links

This blog has, obviously, gone dormant -- I've been working on a couple of new projects lately, and especially in our post-Conan/Jaypocalypse world, there is plenty of late night news & analysis out there from reporters covering the TV beat full time (and getting paid to do so). A few of my fave sites:

Tuned In:'s James Poniewozik has the best TV blog on the 'net, in my opinion -- despite the fact that a cover story he wrote notoriously called "The Jay Leno Show" "the future of TV." (He explained later that the short-lived program "was a dramatic example of how TV was changing in a time of fragmentation and decline," with the big networks "becoming more like cable, looking for ways to program cheaply." OK, I'll buy it.) Follow him on Twitter, too.

The Live Feed: If it's TV news, it'll show up on this Hollywood Reporter site. Great for breaking news and overnight ratings.

TV By the Numbers' late night ratings page: All the network spin, along with occasional analysis.

Television Without Pity's talk show forum: The best place to discuss talk shows, and many members of the community there post news and links. The "Daily Show" and "Conan" forums are particularly active; lots of posters have been participating in the TWoP boards for many years, and moderation ensures that everybody stays on topic.

Late night lineups page: It's still around.


  1. tedder said...

    The LA Times "company town" section is pretty good:

    Glad you aren't retiring the late night TV listings :-)

  2. Anonymous said...

    Sorry you're not blogging late night news here anymore. I always checked here cause your bits were always straighforward and to the point. Hopefully you'll reconsider down the road.

    Sniff sniff,

  3. Keonyn said...

    Hate to see you go. About the only aspect of television I care much for anymore are the late night shows, so it was nice having a pretty professional source of information and opinions about that segment of television without wading through all the other junk out there.

    Best of luck on your future endeavors.

  4. Anonymous said...

    Oh no! So sorry to read that you're no longer blogging. I loved your insight, your candor, your writing, and most of all, the time and effort you spent on late night. Ironically, like you, I stopped posting jokes and covering late night (you might know me from Good luck with your endeavors. And thank you for continuing updating the late night lineup!


  5. Mikhail said...

    I had emailed you about a month ago and once again want to thank you for the time you spent working on this blog (and maintaining the lineups page). While it won't be the same getting updates elsewhere, at least they have your seal of approval. Hopefully you'll get around to reading Bill Carter's new book if you haven't yet. Good luck with everything!