by Larry Brody
Writer-producer-director Ken Levine, best known for his work on M*A*S*H* and Cheers, currently writes wonderful stageplays and what may well be the best TV writing oriented blog in the universe, …by Ken Levine – and, yes, I’m including TVWriter™ among his not quite as good competitors.
Today, Mr. Levine takes on “The current sad state of network sitcoms” and, as usual, hits the ball out of the park. If you love TV, writing, or comedy, and/or have a deep and abiding (or maybe even just a shallow) interest in showbiz itself, today’s post is a must-read.
Of specially importance is his conclusion, so I’m going to quote the entire last paragraph: