Television

During the first quarter of 2022, streaming services renewed more series than ever before, according to the data analytics firm Ampere Analysis. Fans of shows including Hulu’s “Reservation...
The 1960s was a groundbreaking decade in American television. Nearly 90% of households owned a TV by 1960, ushering in the end of the Golden Age of Radio. Instead, evening television programming...
According to the United Nations World Population Prospects, as of 2019 there were about 600,000 people alive who were 100 years old or older. Some of them are famous, such as television producer...
The number of movies that have been adapted for television are legion – think “Fargo,” “Highlander,” “Bates Motel,” and maybe most of all “Star Wars.” The reverse has also been...
All good things must come to an end — and sadly that includes your favorite television series. Unlike a movie, a TV show comes into your home every week, or you binge watch over a weekend. So...
Heartless, cold-blooded, depraved, manipulative, remorseless…. Judging by the success of some of television’s most acclaimed and long-running series, that is how viewers like their villains. To...
Heartless, cold-blooded, depraved, manipulative, remorseless…. Judging by the success of some of television’s most acclaimed and long-running series, that is how viewers like their villains. To...
Why is it that some TV shows that are demonstrably bad seem to stick around for so long? We can’t explain it; all we can do is give a round of (ironic) applause to these shows that defied the odds...
Horror films have existed for nearly as long as movies have. The first example is considered to have been the 1896 silent short “The Haunted Castle,” made by French cinema pioneer Georges...
Folks from all walks of life join the military. Even some of the biggest actors of all time have spent time in the armed forces, and you might be surprised at who some of them were.   There’s no...
Like their counterparts in the motion picture industry, television programming executives have often relied on reboots and revivals. For both forms of entertainment, the challenge has been to appeal...
With high-speed internet widely available to most Americans on a variety of devices, instantaneous enjoyment of countless hours of television is more or less always a click away. Like Netflix and...
“Funny” is difficult to describe because it’s very personal. For some, it’s a simple joke or a clip of cats trying to ride a bike. For others, it can be something odd or even dark. Whatever...
Every once in a while, people find themselves in the mood for murder most foul – the need to dive into a good fatal mystery and possibly resolve a complicated case before the detectives do....
As the pandemic has kept many people stuck at home and possibly glued to their sofas, TV shows have proven to be a wonderful escape. Critically acclaimed shows like “Succession” and  “Mare of...