Miami Vice: 30 Years, and Counting

30 years ago today, Miami Vice premiered on NBC, and the world of television entertainment changed almost immediately.

The style of the sets and the fashions, the boldness of the cops and the bad guys, the bright, surreal day shots melding with the murky noir night shots, and the music — oh, the impact the music had on the scenes and how we viewers felt… that’s the real production breakthrough.

Upgrades and Changes coming to The Chronicles

Plans are in the making for another upgrade, and a way to streamline a lot of the content here, making some of it easier to find, and opening up other parts of it for more comments.

LeBron Vice?

It doesn’t matter how you feel about LeBron James, or his Decision, his newest Nike commercial includes a nod to Miami Vice and a cameo by Don Johnson.

How can we not like that?

Enhancing the Chronicles

We’re coming up on the 2-year anniversary of this site’s launch/relaunch, so I’m toying with the idea of adding a wiki component to the existing episode guide.

If you’re a fan of the series and addict of all things Miami Vice, then you come back here time and again as a reference… so what enhancements to the site would you find appealing and exciting?

Woot One Day Sale

This might be too late to get to most Vice fans, but Woot.com is having a one-day sale (March 8, 2010) on the Miami Vice Complete Series DVD Box Set: $39.99 for the entire 5-season set!

“Miami Vice” airing on Centric

“Miami Vice” is currently airing in the US on Centric, a 24-hr entertainment channel created by Viacom as a partnership between BET and MTV Networks.

AMC Interview with Edward James Olmos

Actor Edward James Olmos Explains How “Battlestar Galactica” Leads to “Blade Runner” — An AMC Interview by Clayton Neuman

Edward James Olmos directs “The Plan”

Enjoy this behind-the-scenes video clip of the actors from the movie “Battlestar Galactica: The Plan” on how they worked with Eddie as their director

“Psych” nod to “Miami Vice”, continued

The second “Psych” spot to wink at “Miami Vice”

The Real Fate of Martin Castillo

Last week on SIRIUS XM’s Raw Dog Comedy channel, Edward James Olmos revealed the final fate of “Miami Vice”‘s Lt. Martin Castillo