When I watched Schmigadoon on Apple+, the standout for me was Kristin Chenoweth’s Tribulation. Because I’m a Music Man tragic. Because it’s all done in one shot. Because the vocal delivery and all the choreography all had to be staged and delivered in sync with a steady-cam. Because Kristin Chenoweth, which is reason enough. Sorry …

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Channel 9 used to have a repeat of Ellen at 4.30am weekdays. Since Ellen has been banished from even early morning tv they’re now showing infomercials instead. Infomercials are more socially acceptable than Ellen. Drill-bits, Mattress Overlays, Ladders, Home Treadmills, and Static-Electric Dusters. All more socially acceptable than Ellen.