How Ted Koppel’s trip to ‘Mayberry’ turned into one of 2021’s most striking moments of TV

by Washington Post

Washington Post— The veteran newsman and “CBS Sunday Morning” contributor explains how a seeming puff piece about “The Andy Griffith Show” turned into an unsettling snapshot of an angry America.

Washington Post—Tristan Thompson’s apology to Khloé Kardashian marks a turning point for one of reality TV’s most cringeworthy sagas. The relationship between Thompson and Kardashian has fueled an enormous amount of interest in the famous family and their reality TV empire. Will that continue?—What’s the Most Memorable TV Moment of 2021?. “A pastiche of the Jim Carrey oeuvre,” murder-swinging, and Gagatrondra!

Mail Online—CHRISTOPHER STEVENS on TV: Sue Perkins' American road trip turned into one long moanathon. CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: Down in the boondocks, sang Billy Joe Royal. 'People put me down, 'cos that's the side of town I was born in.'