Still on a Meghan and Harry High

So does anyone else think the huge ratings for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are due to the popularity of The Crown on Netflix? It’s what got me interested.

Here’s my summary of the telecast.

Best parent – Doria, Meghan’s mom

Life on the D List – The cast of Suits, Abigail Spencer, Priyanka Chopra

Immediate Stars – The cello player, the choir, the Bishop, the page boy with the gap in his teeth

Best Comeback – After not getting invited to the wedding of Price William and Kate Middleton, Sarah Ferguson made a triumphant return

Horses of the Weekend – Forget Justify, who won the Preakness, the best horses were the ones leading the carriages

Prettiest non-bride – Amal Clooney

Best looking non-groom – Idris Elba

Biggest puss – Victoria Beckham (natch)

The British are coming – James Corden, Elton John, James Blunt, Idris Elba, David and Victoria Beckam (Where was Adele?)

The American Revolution – Serena Williams, Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney

Third wheel – Oprah, with Idris Elba and his fiancee

 

 

 

 

 

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Nurse’s Ball Time

For you three other General Hospital fans out there, it is the best time of the year – Nurse’s Ball time!

It is great to see the actors show off their singing and dancing talents.

Tina Fey Returns to SNL

Upper Darby’s Tina Fey returns to host Saturday Night Live this week. When all is said and done, she may turn out to be the most successful Philadelphia entertainer in history. She has conquered television, Broadway, and movies.

Let’s Bring Back It’s Your Call with Lynn Doyle

There are dozens of nightly national talk shows on MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News, but we don’t have any local ones.

Since re-boots are all rage, wouldn’t it be great to bring back It’s Your Call With Lynn Doyle.

We need a show that addresses local and national issues.

Geraldo Coming to Town

Geraldo Rivera will be appearing at the Media Theatre on June 5 at 7 PM to discuss his new book the Geraldo Show. WPHT’s Rich Zeoli hosts.

Tammie Jo Shults – Jen Aniston

Jennifer Aniston would be perfect to play pilot Tammie Jo Shults if they make a movie about the Southwest Airlines incident.

Renewal-Cancellation Scorecard

The news of renewals and cancellations has been coming in fast and furious. Let’s help keep you up to date:

American Idol scorecard – American Idol will return for its second season on its new network, ABC, former Idol champion Kelly Clarkson will continue as a judge on The Voice on NBC, and former Idol contestant Katherine McPhee’s series, Scorpion, was cancelled by CBS.

Network shuffle – After a year on the shelf, former ABC show Last Man Standing with Tim Allen will air on Fox and Brooklyn Nine-Nine will move from Fox to NBC.

The looooong arm of the Law – Law and Order – SVU returns for its 20th season on NBC.

Priyanka Chopra – Good News – She will be attending the wedding of Prince Harry and her friend Meghan Markle on Saturday. Bad News – Quantico was cancelled by ABC.

Shondaland lives – Grey’s Anatomy, How To Get Away with Murder , For the People, and Station 19 were renewed.

Dick Wolf continues to dominate – All three of his Chicago shows (Fire, PD, and Med) were renewed by NBC and Law and Order: SVU was also renewed.

SNL scorecard – Will Forte’s Last Man on Earth on Fox and Bobby Moynihan’s Me, Myself, and I on CBS got the ax.  Andy Sanberg’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine was saved by NBC.

Don’t Put Kevin in your show title – Kevin Can Wait on CBS and Kevin (Probably Saves the World on ABC were cancelled.