Articles for The Marriage Ref Season 1

What do you get when you put maritial problems and comedians together? NBC‘s new reality show The Marriage Ref, of course! The Jerry Seinfeld creation will feature comedian Tom Papa - plus a panel of celebrities, comedians, or sports stars - to judge and go between a "classic marital dispute" for real-life couples and issue a final verdict."This is not a therapy show," says Seinfeld. "It‘s a comedy show. After nine years of marriage, I have discovered that the comedicpotential of this subject is quite rich." Read more »
In the midst of the on-going national Team Conan/Team Leno debate, NBC has released it‘s newly organized night-time schedule. It turns out life after Leno (at 10pm) will involve a lot of Law and Order re-runs, in both Law and Order flavors: original and SVU. The just-released post-Leno (and post-Winter Olympics) plan finds the Peacock airing the remaining episodes of the is-it-or-isn‘t-it canceled Trauma and a few new premieres, including Parenthood and Jerry Seinfeld‘s The Marriage Ref. Of course, the schedule doesn‘t address the question on everyone‘s lips...what‘s on at 11:35pm NBC?  Read more »
It‘s April, the month of taxes, tulips and ... comedy. (We were trying really hard for alliteration, but "terribly funny" just sounded lame.) You probably didn‘t know that April is also National Humor Month. In honor of this auspicious occasion, we thought it would be funny to find out which TV comedies inspire the most dedicated fans.   After some very unscientific investigation--we posed the question to our Facebook fans and here in the office--we came up with one giant list of favorite comedies. And when we say "giant list," we mean massive.  So bring on the subheads! Read more »
Summer is upon us and that means it‘s time to mark our calendars and bid farewell to some of our favorite shows, including Lost, Grey‘s Anatomy, Glee, and 24, just to name a few. To help you plan your TV schedule, here‘s a rundown of shows that are about to wrap up and their respective finale dates. Read more »
NBC announced its mid-season schedule today, and I‘m confused. It feels like the network is playing a game of program Boggle, putting all its shows into the cube, shaking it up, and letting random chance decide where shows end up.  Read more »

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