Here at Rhyme et Reason, we like our TV shows: Mad Men, Downton Abbey, Dance Moms, Ringer, and Real Housewives come to mind. So, I’m going to add a few more shows to the list that I’ve recently started obsessing over and I think are worthy of watching on Sundays. (Feel free to disagree, dear reader, and comment below!) Get your remotes ready! Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC (a.k.a. #Nerdland) Melissa Harris-Perry is breaking all sorts of barriers on cable TV where mostly white male pundits, journalists and politicians dominate weekend political talk shows, and I love every minute of … Continue reading Three Sunday TV shows you’re probably not watching, but should.
Katie Couric wasn’t my favorite, even though she was called “America’s Sweetheart”. I watched the Today Show all through high school for the first half hour that it was on. She was dippy and made dumb jokes but overall she was a pretty good journalist. Then, about six years ago she left and took over for Dan Rather in 2006 at CBS News after he made some embarrassing statements. She was the highest paid news anchor at $15 million. At first she had great ratings, but they steadily fell as America got used to her position on CBS Nightly News. … Continue reading Katie Couric returns to Morning TV