Tag archive for ‘30 Rock’
Along with all the hoopla about the broadcast networks’ new shows, upfront season is also the day of reckoning for their existing lineups. And this month’s renewal and cancellation news has been nothing if not surprising. Here are my thoughts.
- The vultures were already circling when Cougar Town returned to ABC in February to even worse ratings than before, but then—huzzah!—TBS [...]
or, A Television-Related Word Association Experiment With the Love of My Life
Here’s a list of every current show I watch, and my boyfriend’s instant reaction to each.
- 30 Rock “Oh, Tina Fey…” (smiles)
- American Horror Story ”Thrills me.”
- Boardwalk Empire “Costumes…”
- Breaking Bad “Oh, I don’t know. I don’t know. Come back to me with that one.”
- Burn Notice “Never saw it… oh, but that guy is hot.”
- Californication [...]
It’s often hard to remember all of the television I watch every year, but some episodes make themselves impossible to forget. The following hours or half-hours of television were exemplary in some way, whether it was for the writing or the direction of the episode; for the way they ended [...]
If you’re a diehard fan of a show, you can proclaim your love loud and proud with your standard t-shirt bearing the show’s logo. But sometimes, you want merchandise that’s a bit less conventional. Maybe a bit less straightforward. Maybe a bit more of an insider-y reference. For such occasions, I recommend the following items.
‘Tis the season for development, and Lynette Rice at EW.com has released a list of the pilots the broadcast networks are considering. (Bear in mind that only a fraction of these shows will make it to the airwaves.) After perusing the [...]
Aloha, dear TV junkies. I may be on vacation, but thanks to some coffeshop wi-fi, I’m still able to update this here blog with cinnamon-bun-sticky fingers. Surely you didn’t think I’d forgotten about honoring the best small-screen moments of 2009! Listed below are my favorite episodes across the airwaves from all [...]
Because it’s the end of the year (and of the decade), every TV critic is releasing best-of lists. And I am no exception, though small-potatoes I may be. Ergo I announce the First Annual Primie Awards! And the first category honors the 15 characters whom I appreciate most, in descending order of awesomeness. Frankly, the shows below would [...]
Note: The following post first appeared as an article by the same name in The Climax, Hampshire College’s newspaper. Also, some of these micro-reviews may exceed 140 characters—my bad!
I am a student of television. Writing television scripts is my Division III [a senior project, in Hampshire speak]. So I have no shame in the [...]