The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Comic John Mulaney’s new show is a Seinfeld for the goyim—in a good way
A new book on sitcoms shows how the late Sherwood Schwartz, N.J. Jew in L.A., invented the modern high-concept comedy
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The Tattler: This time the TV Jews are just a typical American family, no more eccentric than the Simpsons
The born-again ABC show offers Kristin Chenoweth, camp, and TV that doesn’t require Talmudic analysis
The Jewish hero of the FX sitcom The League offers an engaging blend of Woody Allen’s neurosis and Larry David’s intransigence