You can probably guess from the image you clicked on that our six-month, 128-show Battle Royale was won by the very show most of us probably thought was going to win… how ironic. The final vote cast last night here on Screen Scholars made the … Continue reading The Screen Scholars/GBOAT 1st Annual “March” Madness in Any Month But March Comedy TV Champion Is…
After 6 months, 126 match-ups, a few major upsets, we’ve come to the finale of this tournament. It won’t go on forever like one of our finalists, but it also hopefully won’t be a major letdown like the ending of our other championship show. In … Continue reading Comedy TV “March” Madness: The Championship
We started with 128–which seems like way too many, but I’m still regretful about some huge snubs–and it’s gone on so long, a whole new top comedy that wasn’t even thought of as a possibility when making up the bracket has emerged. However, after 6 … Continue reading Finally, There Are Four!
The Winners Sect. A #1 Parks & Recreation vs. Sect. B #1 The Simpsons Who wiped Pawnee off the map? The Simpsons did! The Simpsons did! While I supposed I should not have been too surprised the most quoted TV show and longest-running comedy by more than … Continue reading Screen Scholars Comedy TV “March” Madness: Eight May Be Great, But Only Four May Advance & Here They Are!
We’re down to eight (great? you be the judge) shows remaining in our tournament. Nothing pre-dates 1989, the year two of the most iconic shows made their debut, each changing television in their own way. Also from the ’90s, we’ve got Garry Shandling’s consolation prize … Continue reading Is Eight Elite?: Vote on the Final 8 Shows Left in Our Comedy TV “March” Madness!
Our Sectional Winners Section A: #1 Parks & Recreation vs. #2 The Daily Show Given the exalted status of Mike Schur’s kind-hearted comedy, it was shocking how close the kings of newsy satire kept this match-up. In voting, the show got off to a slow … Continue reading Sixteen Going On Eight! Here’s the Winners of Our Round of Sweetness!
So here we are. It’s the first round where you can vote for every show still in our tournament in one handy place. Recency bias is not just a river in Egypt as 11 of the shows aired episodes within the last decade, while just … Continue reading How Sweet It Is? Just 16 Shows Remain in Our Comedy TV Tournament!
It’s taken months, but we’re almost down to sixteen sweet classic TV comedies in this Battle Royale for the hearts and minds of a dedicated few. In the second half of our Tubular 32, we’ve got the definitive groundbreaking Norman Lear classic, the sketch show … Continue reading Let’s Finish That Sweet Sixteen: Here’s the Final Eight Matchups of the Comedy TV Tubular 32
Sect. A #1 Parks & Recreation vs. #4 Bojack Horseman Every day is Galentine’s Day when you are cruising through the Screen Scholars/GBOAT “March” Madness without a care. Parks & Rec sent the cult favorite depressed cartoon horse back to the ’90s and his famous … Continue reading From Tubular to Sweet, Here Are The Latest Winners in Our Comedy “March” Madness…
It’s March Madness in July as we have pared it all the way down to 32 shows and if you thought the choices were hard before, they have become brutal this go-around. The first match-up on this ballot breaks my brain! We’ve got depressed horses … Continue reading It’s Our Tubular 32: Eight More Comedy Half-Hours Go Toe To Toe!