Mitchell Bard is a New York-based writer and filmmaker. He also writes for the Popular Political website - Huffingtonpost.com
His feature directorial debut, "Mergers & Acquisitions," which he also wrote and produced, played 12 festivals and was distributed in North America on DVD. You can buy his film on Amazon.com
He has also written, directed and/or produced various feature films, short films and music videos, most recently directing videos for two songs on Brian Vander Ark's solo album "Angel, Put Your Face On."
Mitchell will writes network and basic cable television shows for WILDsound:
January 19 - Three Pleasant Surprises in the First Half of the TV Season
January 10 - LENO CONAN AFFAIR = THE DEMISE OF NETWORK TELEVISION
October 2 - "With "FlashForward," ABC Offers a Successor to "Lost" ... Kind of"
September 25 - "Cougar Town" and "Accidentally on Purpose": More than Just Women with Younger Guys
September 21 - "JAY LENO Review" - NBC Makes History with "The Tonight ...", er, I Mean "The Jay Leno Show" in Prime Time
September 13 - "MELROSE PLACE Review" - Is the new revamped show worth seeing?
September 6 - "MAD MEN SEASON 3 Review" - Too late to call it one of the greatest TV shows in history?
August 4 - "Looking for a Decent New Summer Show, I Went 0-for-2 with Ruby & the Rockits and Michael & Michael Have Issues"
July 25 - "Dating in the Dark Is Not Your Average Dating Show"
July 18 - "Drop Dead Diva and Battle of the Bods: Is This Any Way to Treat a Lady?"
July 11 - "10 Things I Hate About You" Is One of the Few New Comedy Options This Summer
June 28 - This Is Not Your Parents' "The Superstars" on ABC, But It's Not Bad, Either
June 21 - Nurse Jackie and Hawthorne - Comparing the two Nurse shows
June 13 - Kendra Wilkinson Show - The sequel to the Playboy reality show
June 6 - Comparing two summer shows - "USA's Royal Pains and NBC's The Listener"
May 31 - 2009 TV Season Setup - ""My Network Upronts Recap (and I'll Be Nice to NBC, I Promise)"
May 23 - GLEE TV Review - "Glee" Is Worthy of Fox's Interesting Publicity Stunt"
May 16 - FALL 2009 NBC - "NBC Offering Some Promising Shows Next Season"
May 9 - NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE - "Networks Vie for "Christine," But I Honestly Don't Know Why"
May 2 - SOUTHLAND - "Southland" Is Worthy of the "ER" Time Slot"
April 17 - PARKS and RECREATION, SURVIVING SUBURBIA REVIEWS - New Sitcoms Reflect the Philosophies of Their Networks: "Parks and Recreation" and "Surviving Suburbia"
April 3 - CUPID TV SHOW REVIEW - "The Revived "Cupid" Deserves a Better Fate than the One Met by the Original"
March 28 - IN THE MOTHERHOOD TV REVIEW - "ABC Nurtures Another Solid Comedy With "In the Motherhood"
March 21 - BETTER OFF TED TV REVIEW - "Better Off Ted" Is Out There ... Far Out There ... But Worth the Journey
March 14 - CASTLE TV SHOW REVIEW - "Castle" Won't Challenge for Any TV Thrones
March 7 - JIMMY FALLON LATE NIGHT REVIEW - Jimmy Fallon Takes Over for Conan O'Brien
February 28 - SPRING TV 2009 - New Shows for the Spring Season: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
February 22nd - IS SCRIPTED TV DEAD ????? - Is the Future Bleak for Scripted TV Programs?
February 15th -THE COLLEGE HUMOR SHOW, NEW DEMITRI MARTIN SHOW - With a bunch of new shows set to debut next month, I thought I'd dive into the world of basic cable to check out two new comedy offerings
January 31 - NEW TNT SHOW 'TRUST ME' - "Trust Me" Is Not Bad, But It's No "Mad Men"
January 24 - NEW SCRUBS - "Scrubs" Returns With a New Direction, and Networks Should Take Note
January 17 - "American Idol" Returns With a New Judge in Tow
January 11 - The MLB Network Launches, and, So Far, It's an All-Star
January 1 - A New Year Means New Premieres, Good and Bad
December 19 - "Momma's Boys" and "Double Shot of Love": Tis the Season for Sleazy Dating Shows, Apparently
December 12 - Is Leno's Move to Prime Time Good for Television?
December 4 - "Spectacle: Elvis Costello With ..." Is a Fresh Take on the Talk Show Genre
November 20 - "Samantha Who?" and "The Big Bang Theory" Are Very Different, but Both Deliver Laughs
November 13 - Are “My Name Is Earl” and “The Office” Holding Up Over Time?
November 3 - It's Hard to Believe "30 Rock" and "Kath and Kim" Are Part of the Same Comedy Block
October 27 - "Brothers & Sisters" and "Dirty Sexy Money": Family Soaps, But Very Different
October 10 - "The Ex-List" and "Privileged": Girls Just Want to Have (More Than Just) Fun
October 3 - "Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice" Are Back, But Are They Better?
September 27 - 2008 CBS Sitcoms - Worst Week and Gary Unmarried
September 20 - FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA Is Perfect for Football Night in America
September 13 - GAVIN and STACEY, the UK Sitcom you may or may not have heard of
September 6 - 90210 Is back again - LISTEN TO 90210 PODCAST too!
August 31 - Worst TV Shows - shows that should be avoided this season
August 23 - The Five New TV Shows I Most Look Forward to Seeing
August 2 - MAD MEN returns and lives up to its hype!
July 26 - NEW COMEDY CENTRAL SHOWS - New Comedy Central Shows Goof on Reality Programs, But Make for Strange Bedfellows
July 19 - SUMMER REALITY TV - In Summer TV, the best I could think of was“Run’s House” and “Rock the Reception”
July 12 - GAME SHOWS - Game Shows, Old and New, Dominate Summer Programming
July 5 - THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER - Is it entertaining for adults?
June 28 - IN PLAIN SIGHT - I Made the Mistake of Underestimating In Plain Sight
June 21 - MY BOYS and THE BILL ENGVALL SHOW
June 14 - SWINGTOWN - Adds Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n Roll to Staid CBS
June 7 - GAME SHOW REVIEWS - Million Dollar Password and The Moment of Truth
May 30 - LAST COMIC STANDING - this is a better show than American Idol
May 24 - THE BACHELORETTE and other silly Reality Shows
May 17 - SCRUBS FINALE plus Fall TV Schedule Wrapup
May 10 - TV UPFRONTS - At Upfronts Next Week, Networks Will Tell Us What We’ll See Next Season
May 2 - NEW REALITY SHOWS - Celebracadabra and The Paper May Sound Like Parodies, But They Really Exist
April 25 - POST TV STRIKE HANGOVER
April 18 - HULU.COM - Your Television Is No Longer the Only Place to Find Your Favorite Shows
April 12 - MTV's ROCK THE CRADLE - 'Rock the Cradle' is 'American Idol' for Kids Lucky (or Unlucky) Enough to Have Pop Star Parents
April 3 - LEWIS BLACK HUMAN GIANT - Lewis Black Is Funnier Than His New Show Root of All Evil; Human Giant Is Funnier Than Most
March 28 - BRITNEY SPEARS ON TV - Britney Wasn’t the Biggest Guest Star on “How I Met Your Mother” This Week
March 20 - JEZEBEL GUIDED - “The Return of Jezebel James” and “Miss Guided”: Hotly Anticipated by Me, but Worth the Wait?
March 12 - FOX MONDAY NIGHT REVIEWS - “Canterbury’s Law” and “New Amsterdam”: Fox’s Take on Law and Order (and "Law and Order")
March 5 - UNHITCHED - “Unhitched”: When Mediocre Things Happen to Good People
February 28 - IN TREATMENT - "In Treatment” and “Welcome to the Captain” Share Little, Except Being Smart and Entertaining
February 15 - POST STRIKE TV - Strike Demonstrates the Short-Sighted Approach of TV Networks
February 4 - ELI STONE - "Eli Stone" is the Latest Entry in the Growing Greg Berlanti TV Portfolio
January 27 - BREAKING BAD - May Not Be "Weeds," But It Breaks Pretty Good
January 17 - CASHMERE MAFIA - “ Cashmere Mafia ” and “ 10 Items or Less ” Are Entertaining But Disposable
January 10 - LATE SHOWS BACK ON THE AIR - “Chelsea Lately” Joins “The Daily Show” and “The Colbert Report”
January 4 - LAW AND ORDER(s) - "Law and Order" Survives Everything, Even a Writers Strike
December 23 - DUEL GAME SHOWS - “Duel” and “Clash of the Choirs” Give a Taste of What a Writerless 2008 Will Look Like
December 15 - NEW WORLD OF TV - Strike forces Mitchell to check out 'Deal or no Deal' and 'According to Jim'
December 8 - NOTES FROM THE UNDERBELLY
December 1 - OCTOBER ROAD
November 8 - SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE!
November 2 - THE NEXT GREAT AMERICAN BAND
October 23 - EARL GREY TV Review - Grey Anatomy and My Name is Earl shows have changed! It is for the better?
October 18 - SAMANTHA WHO? TV Review
October 10 - ABC WEDNESDAY LINEUP
October 4 - Aliens in American and Carpoolers Review
September 25 - CBS MONDAY COMEDY
September 12 - The Reality of Television
September 7 - 2007 TV Preview
August 31st - Traditional Sitcoms
August 17th - TV Sports Reporters
August 11th - Review of the TBS Original Sitcoms
July 31st - Review of the AMC show MAD MEN
July 27th - Game Shows Review
July 17th - Mitchell Bard and the Summer TV Shows
July 12th - Mitchell Bard and the Battle of the Network Karaoke Shows
July 5th - Mitchell talks about the Isaiah Washington firing
June 29th - Mitchell writes about the NEW Summer TV Shows