- “Tunnel Vision” Redux: Did a Kremlin-backed Russian TV network hack into C-SPAN?
- “Tell them they can laugh at me”: Remembering the humorous side of David Bowie
- Katrina Diaspora: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “New Orleans Music in Exile”
- “Junior High School”: The musical that found the high notes of your awkward hormone-driven years!
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
- Subway Blues: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “Last of the Mississippi Jukes”
- Night Flight’s World Music Library: Featuring eight music docs by Moroccan-born producer/director Izza Génini
- Night Flight’s Stuart Samuels tells us about co-producing “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years”
- Something Weird is happenin’ on Night Flight: Check out our classic cult, hippie & biker flicks, drive-in sleaze and exploitation movies!
- Night Flight brings you Italo-West from Wild East: Imported Spaghetti Westerns
All posts tagged "canceled TV shows"
“Beyond Westworld”: This 1980 CBS series was a failed first attempt at bringing “Westworld” to TV
HBO’s mega-popular “Westworld“ series climaxed its first season with a mind-numbing 90-minute finale (“The Bicameral Mind”) a few weeks back, but the first time there was a TV show based on the 1973 Michael Crichton-penned movie —...
- Posted January 6, 2017
“Hail to the Chief”: In 1985, TV’s first female President of the United States was a short-lived sitcom flop
As surely everyone knows by now, American voters have yet to elect a woman President of the United States, but there have been a handful of them in the movies and on TV, including a short-lived 1985...
- Posted November 16, 2016
“Really Weird Tales”: SCTV alumni were the best thing about HBO’s short-lived 1986 anthology sketch series
Thirty years ago, in the fall of 1986, the HBO network aired three 30-minute episodes of a brand new anthology sketch comedy series, called “Really Weird Tales,” which featured Second City TV alumnus among the show’s cast,...
- Posted August 10, 2016
“The Elvira Show”: The Mistress of the Dark’s failed 1993 CBS sitcom promised big tit schtick and a few magic tricks
In the early 90s, actress Cassandra Peterson — better known as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark — was approached by CBS Television execs who wanted her to develop a weekly sitcom, “The Elvira Show,” based on the...
- Posted March 17, 2016
“Turn-On”: The irreverent 1969 comedy skit show that was canceled after just one episode
Legendary TV producer George Schlatter was so successful with TV shows like “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” that you would think he’d have success with any show of his that got on the air, but on Wednesday, February...
- Posted August 28, 2015
Remembering “The New People”: ABC’s late 60s attempt at a “LOST” island series
A commercial passenger jet encounters a severe storm over the South Pacific and crashes on a remote and mysterious island. The pilot and co-pilot are both killed, but most of the passengers survive; except for one older...
- Posted April 9, 2015