Q&A

Q: What ever happened to Meg Ryan? I feel like she's disappeared.

I have two pieces of good news for you: One is you're right, and the other is that's about to change. Meg Ryan was once a fixture of the big screen -- an America's-sweetheart type who seemed poised for an endless stream of starring roles in beloved romantic comedies. She was landing one or two leading roles per year from the late '80s straight ...

Q: I love "Gotham" and the many talented actors in it. I read that this is its last season, but I'm hoping maybe the CW network will pick it up, since that network has so many more shows from the genre. Any chance?

Almost none. You can never say never, of course, but the producers have already moved on from "Gotham," and they would need to be behind a revival. You raise an interesting point, though: why isn't "Gotham" on CW with all those other DC Comics-based shows ("The Flash," "Arrow" and so on)? "Gotham" may air on Fox, which is a competing netwo...

Q: In "America's Funniest Home Videos," why does the audience always look all dressed up?

You think of restaurants and nightclubs as having a dress code, but you'd never expect it from a show about people embarrassing themselves on camera. Yet "America's Funniest Home Videos" has one. I guess we should think of it as attending two dozen film premieres -- if you want to be in the audience for the world debut of "Man Gets Hit in Crotc...