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. Jim also delivers 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
(Click here for IMDB link to other TV credits.)
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.
(Click here for the tribute page to Pee Wee Herman Munster Merman, 1996-2011)