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  • Change soap opera’s Hitler name, ADL asks Indian network

    November 22, 2011 | 5:33 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League has called on an Indian television network to change the name of a new soap opera with Hitler in the title.

    “Hitler Didi” airs five days a week on Zee TV, a division of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, based in Mumbai. After receiving numerous...

  • Post-Palin Depression

    By Marty Kaplan

    September 11, 2008 | 12:26 am

    A therapist I know -- OK, since you dragged it out of me, my therapist -- told me that I'd be astonished if I knew how many emergency calls she got the night that Sarah Palin gave her convention speech.

    Actually, I wasn't that surprised. Judging from the number of unnerved post-Palin...

  • Meet ‘The Goldbergs,’  black and white TV sitcom stars of the 1950s

    By The Web Guy

    June 10, 2008 | 9:15 pm

    I don’t think we had a TV in 1955.

    I remember going next door to the Greenspan’s house to watch ‘Howdy Doody’ until my mom would knock on the wall three times and Jeanette Greenspan would send me home for dinner.

    I certainly don’t remember ‘The Goldbergs’—apparently a big show...

  • The young—and the repentant

    By Dikla Kadosh

    September 20, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Squeaky clean soap opera characters? Bland.

    Bed-hopping, social-ladder-climbing, gorgeous Jewish character coming clean for Yom Kippur? Spicy!

    Brad Carlton, the chiseled "golden boy" of the No. 1 rated CBS daytime soap, "The Young and the Restless," will wash away his sins (or at...

  • Cable Vision

    By J.D. Smith

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    I'm seeing someone. Let's call her Alison. We're dating. We're in that very gray area between being total strangers and celebrating our silver wedding anniversary. Three months into it and people are already asking when we're getting married. At this point, we're cautiously...