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Jim Colucci    

Freelance Entertainment Writer and Bestselling Author of "Golden Girls Forever"

Jim Colucci is a freelance entertainment writer whose work has appeared in such publications as TV Guide, Inside TV, Quick & Simple, InTouch, Rosie, The Advocate, Next and CBS' Watch magazine, where he serves as a Deputy Editor. Since 2008, he has covered television and other entertainment media in his popular blog, Must Hear TV. For over ten years, Jim also delivered a weekly on-air version of “Must Hear TV” as a correspondent for “The Frank DeCaro Show” on Sirius XM radio.

In the fall of 2004, Time Inc. released Jim’s official, authorized companion book to one of NBC’s biggest comedy hits, entitled Will & Grace: Fabulously Uncensored. His second TV book, The Q Guide to The Golden Girls, was released by Alyson Books in September, 2006. His third book, Golden Girls Forever, will be released in April 2016 by HarperDesign, a division of HarperCollins.

In television, Jim co-created an original animated pilot for the Disney Channel, and contributed comic material to four annual Oscar-themed comedy specials airing on Comedy Central, hosted by his husband, Frank DeCaro of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. In 2010, Jim and Frank’s comedic music video with Fredrick Ford, “Betty White Lines,” went “viral,” and was featured on The Today Show and CNN’s Showbiz Tonight.

Always a fan of classic TV, Jim frequently conducts day-long, in-depth, on-camera interviews with legendary figures from American TV history for the Academy of Television Arts & Science’s “Archive of American Television” project. Interviewees have included Jayne Meadows, Arthur Rankin, Rue McClanahan, Cloris Leachman, Phylicia Rashad, Tyne Daly, Barbara Feldon, Sam Waterston, James Lipton, Chuck Barris, S. Epatha Merkerson and Jeffrey Tambor.

Jim has written for entertainment media since his days as the Film Editor for The Daily Pennsylvanian, the college newspaper at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a degree in marketing from the Wharton School of Business.
Originally from Wayne, New Jersey, he now lives in New York City with Frank and their mischievous Boston terrier, Gabby.


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