DVD Available at: www.longtailnet.com All About TV and later called World:Comm was a television series that ran on WNET-Channel 13 in New York City between 1992 and 1995. The series was executive produced by the television critic Steven H. Scheuer and Loomis Irish, Head of the Television and Radio Department at Brooklyn College. Scheuer is a renowned film and television historian who in 2007 co-author with his wife Alida Brill Scheuer, the Pocket Guide to Collecting Movies on DVD a title that was subsequently released as a Sony e-book. Among his many other writings, Scheuer edited “Movies on TV” (originally titled “TV Movie Almanac & Ratings”) which was published in 17 editions between 1958 and 1993 and was the first highly regarded large scale film review almanac. Over a 4-year period more than 200 episodes of this series were produced with hundreds of panelists, including Dan Rather and Mike Wallace. This two DVD set selects ten of the best episodes from All About TV and World:Comm series. Anyone interested in the evolving history of television will find these programs fascinating. They also provide a rich source of material for television and media historians.
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