Television

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks have become a phenomenon since they were first conceived in 1984. The TED media organization has since broadened its reach to include Talks on cultural,...
The sketch-comedy show “Saturday Night Live” has been a television institution on late Saturday night since 1975, making it one of the longest-running shows in American television history. One of...
Few shows in television history have had the lifespan of “Saturday Night Live.” The sketch-comedy show has been a fixture on Saturday night for 46 years, boosting the careers of Eddie Murphy,...
Premium video streaming is in trouble. Subscriber growth seems to be waning, and customer satisfaction is no longer as high as it used to be. America’s worst streaming service is Crackle. The...
For eight seasons, viewers followed the saga of Dexter Morgan — a forensic analyst living a secret double life as a serial killer. He was taught by his adoptive father to act out his homicidal...
It might seem surprising that some of our favorite characters are robots — by definition they’re not human. However, robots are literally what we make of them, and that’s all the more true...
It has been nearly 18 years since the last episode of “Friends” aired on NBC and the Emmy-winning sitcom is still wildly popular. During the decade the show aired it launched many hairstyles and...
You might see the word “sitcom” (situation comedy) and think only of live-action fare — until you remember that animation occupies a significant swath of this cultural landscape. The trend...
Pro Wrestling is a spectacle filled with heroes, villains, unexpected twists, betrayals, and lots of violence. Professional wrestlers are both performers and athletes. They take the hits and perform...
It might seem surprising that some of our favorite characters are robots — by definition they’re not human. However, robots are literally what we make of them, and that’s all the more true...
As one of the most iconic sitcoms that has ever aired on TV, “Friends” has produced countless episodes that are considered classics. But even the best shows with the best writers have an...
It has been nearly 18 years since the last episode of “Friends” aired on NBC and the Emmy-winning sitcom is still wildly popular. During the decade the show aired it launched many hairstyles and...
The list of TV finales stretches into the hundreds, if not the thousands. Viewers have to wait decades in some cases, and in others, like “Jeopardy!”, that are still running, they may have to...
Few television genres have endured through the decades with the popularity of situation comedies — sitcoms for short. Picking up where comedic radio serials left off, early examples such as...
The detective show genre is one of the most popular on television. Audiences love the suspense and intrigue of hard-working detectives doggedly searching for clues to hunt down criminals and bring...