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!
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…
We’re back and sorry for the delay, but now our championship will coincide with the Fall TV Line-ups (and that’s on purpose… yeah, that’s the ticket!). We’ve narrowed it down from 128 to 64 and now to 32 great half-hour comedies. And you voters have … Continue reading It’s Totally Tubular! It’s Thirty-Two! Here’s All the Shows That Made it to the Third Round of Our Comedy “March” Madness!
This Week’s Winners Section C #1 Arrested Development vs. #9 Barry No trips to Phoenix just yet as the one son keeps his wealthy family who lost everything together–well, at least long enough to advance into the third round where 32 teams remain. The next … Continue reading Eight More Shows Move On To The Totally Tubular 32!
#1 Arrested Development vs. #16 ALF This one was over before it began. The voters did not make a terrible mistake as ALF had only the slightest of chances against one of the most groundbreaking and clever television shows to ever air. Mitchell Hurwitz’s mega-meta … Continue reading Well, That Was a Freebie!: The Winners of the Outstanding 128’s Section D
There seems to be an abundance of characters–by which I mean a lot of iconic jerks. We’ve got George Jefferson, Al Bundy, Basil Fawlty, Sterling Archer, the “Gang” from Philly, the entire Bluth Family, Alf, the Workaholics “Friendship Family”; and we’re not sure what to … Continue reading The Comedy Half-Hour Tournament’s Outstanding 128 Rolls Into Section D…