The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Face Off Over Jewish Stars

When oversensitivity meets entitlement, there’s a reality-show lesson about the struggles of misfits

Simon Schama Moderates a Moderate History of Moderate Jews

‘The Story of the Jews’ is the most important TV documentary about Jewish history since Abba Eban’s famous ‘Heritage’ series

Anti-Semitic Elmo Inspires ‘Good Wife’ Cameo

Costumed bear in Times Square calls show’s character a ‘dirty stinking Jew’

The Med-School Reject Who Created ‘Gilligan’s Island’ and ‘The Brady Bunch’

A new book on sitcoms shows how the late Sherwood Schwartz, N.J. Jew in L.A., invented the modern high-concept comedy

The Deep Jewish Roots of Television’s Caesar

The late, great comedian’s ‘Your Show of Shows’ tried to pass in postwar, assimilationist America

Laugh Tracks: A Film Critic Takes on the Sitcom

The Friday Review of Books

The Golem of ‘Sleepy Hollow’

Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore

Potty-Mouthed Queen of the Jews, Sarah Silverman Does Something Special on HBO

The intimate, obscene, lovable, fearless stand-up of ‘We Are Miracles’ shows the comedian at her sweet, shameless best

Andy Samberg Refuses To Be Jewish. Too Bad for His Television Show.

As ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ gets picked up for an entire season, the show must learn from ‘Barney Miller’ and find its Jewish soul

‘Homeland’ and ‘24’ Creator Howard Gordon on Terror, Tyranny, and TV as Art

The man behind post-Sept. 11 TV opens up about his background, what goes on in writers rooms, and what he’s working on now

The Random, Idiotic, and Profoundly Non-Jewish New Face of TV

Fox’s new animated block replicating the popular Adult Swim means the end of TV’s Golden Era and its great Jewish sensibility

ABC’s New Sitcom ‘The Goldbergs’ Isn’t a Remake, and That’s a Good Thing

The Tattler: This time the TV Jews are just a typical American family, no more eccentric than the Simpsons

TV Is for Dummies

Stop comparing television shows to great novels. They’ll never be as good.

Doctor Who? Doctor Jew

The iconic sci-fi hero is the greatest Jewish character in the history of television

Allan Sherman’s Last Laugh

A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman

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