Saying Goodbye to Breaking Bad, Walter White and Hopefully Twitter Hype

The relationship between Twitter and Breaking Bad has been an odd phenomenon to watch.  After a while it seemed like Breaking Bad’s reception on Twitter, or maybe netwide, took on a life of its own. Whatever people wanted it to be, however they wanted it to end, seemed to...
Posted On 30 Sep 2013

What the Emmys can Teach us About How We Watch the Oscars

1. Surprises are almost never good, even when we think we want them.  A good surprise is when someone totally out of left field wins and seems to deserve it. A bad surprise is when someone wins who doesn’t seem to deserve it.  The predictions machine had been predicting,...
Posted On 23 Sep 2013

Behind the Candelabra wins 11 Primetime Emmy Awards

Behind the Candelabra won 3 Primetime Emmy Awards tonight and 8 more at the Creative ceremony last week. Outstanding Drama Series: Breaking Bad Outstanding Comedy Series: Modern Family Outstanding Movie/Miniseries: Behind the Candelabra Outstanding Variety Series: The Colbert...
Posted On 22 Sep 2013

American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Behind the Candelabra lead Emmy Nominations. House of Cards makes history with 9 nods

(via The Wrap) Drama Series Breaking Bad Downton Abbey Game of Thrones House of Cards Homeland Mad Men Comedy Series 30 Rock The Big Bang Girls Louie Modern Family Veep Miniseries or Movie American Horror Story Behind the Candelabra The Bible Phil Spector Political Animals Top of...
Posted On 18 Jul 2013

Visionaries Take to the Small Screen for New Golden Age of Television

This could be the year when everything changed. Though there has been a gradual shift evolving over the past decade– beginning with David Simon’s The Wire, continuing through with The Sopranos and Mad Men — now with David Fincher’s House of Cards, Jane...
Posted On 30 May 2013

Longer Look at Stephen King’s Under the Dome

From The Clicker: CBS has released a sneak peek of its highly anticipated summer series, “Under the Dome.” Based on the 2009 science-fiction book of the same name by Stephen King and adapted by “Lost” producer Brian K. Vaughan, “Under the Dome”...
Posted On 01 Apr 2013

Coen brothers bring 10 hours of Fargo to FX

Television development news continue to be the greatest source of excitement in the off-season. (via THR) FX is moving forward with a Fargo adaptation. Network president John Landgraf announced during his first upfront presentation Thursday that it will launch a 10-episode...
Posted On 28 Mar 2013

Women Not Naked: HBO Cancels Enlightened

Of course because Enlightened is about a woman who isn’t naked and fucking, no one watched it.  The smarter the shows about women are, the shorter their lifespan. Even HBO is now guilty of it. Sex that shit up or pay the price. Whatever the reason, the brilliantly written,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013

Bates Motel Brings Norman Back, & Mother Too

My first reaction to the new A&E show about Norman and Norma Bates was that it was too much a simpleton’s view of their well known, complex story.  By now, both Norman and his mother have woven themselves into the fabric of evolving American culture and in many ways,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013