Books by David Bianculli

Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Bianculli dutifully identifies the best of contemporary TV and its antecedents, but the book lacks the thrill of surprise or the satisfaction of new insight."
Let's all agree on good TV. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"A fast-paced, informative reminder of the importance of speaking out."
A comprehensive history of the embattled, groundbreaking variety program The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Read full book review >
Released: June 26, 1992

"Admitting that TV has yet to reach its potential, Bianculli finds enough meat in current programming to relieve the guilt of all of us who watch the not-so-boob tube more than we care to admit. (Ten b&w photographs—not seen.)"
A ringing defense of TV as a forum for art, information, and education, and as a candidate in the more-cultured-than-thou sweepstakes. Read full book review >