Working with Dick was kind of surreal — he kept asking me things on the set like “Is this funny?” and I’d nod like an idiot. I mean, who am I to tell Dick van Dyke something he came up with wasn’t funny?
If you were to guess which American sitcom was the most popular among viewers in China, which show would you say it was?
The pay-TV industry (those who cater to cable subscribers) is closely watching the television habits of a new generation who they deem as “cord nevers,” meaning they didn’t cut their cable cords—they never had cable in the first place, and with so many online streaming and viewing option, they’ll probably won’t ever feel the need to subscribe.
You can’t always judge a show by its pilot, and I went searching on iTunes and Amazon to download episodes of the show. They weren’t available. How was everyone watching it?