Amazon’s Red Oaks is Rooted in New Jersey

Amazon’s Red Oaks is Rooted in New Jersey

Amazon’s Red Oaks is Rooted in New Jersey

Red Oaks Season 2

I distinctly remember marathoning season 1 of Red Oaks and being disappointed that it wasn’t more Jersey*. Sure, the fictional town and country club were NYC adjacent, but little beyond that would give away its setting. Where were the diners and the Pork Roll? (I know, I know, it’s Taylor Ham up North.)

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TV Panels and More at NYCC 2016

TV Panels and More at NYCC 2016

NYCC 2016 Panels

New York Comic Con 2016 is officially in the books. It was a whirlwind of early mornings, late nights, long lines, and lots of TV. From panels and virtual reality experiences to books and sneak peeks there was never a shortage of things to do and see. In my two days at NYCC I was able to catch nine panels and spend some time wandering the showroom floor. Here’s the highlights:

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Favorite Emmy Category: Outstanding Main Title Design

Favorite Emmy Category: Outstanding Main Title Design

2016 Emmy Awards

I love TV, but I don’t love the Emmy Awards. Not only is the telecast way too long but the awards are generally predictable and repetitive. There’s a lot of things about them I’d change if I could: I’d love to see broadcast and cable shows split into two separate categories, I wish actors could only win once for every role, and as always it would be nice if more shows were recognized. However, there is one category that I can get behind – Outstanding Main Title Design.

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Marathoned: Red Oaks

Marathoned: Red Oaks

Red Oaks Amazon

During the holiday season, when TV went on a brief hiatus, I took up Amazon on their offer for a free month of Amazon Prime and binged watched The Man in the High Castle, Transparent season two, and one of their newer original comedy series Red Oaks.

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A Timeline of Period TV Dramas & Comedies [Infographic]

Period Dramas & Comedis 2010-2015

In the last five years networks and streaming platforms alike have frequently turned to the past for present day entertainment. Here’s a look at the various versions of history we’ve been telling since 2010.

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Taking in as Much TV as Possible at NYCC

Taking in as Much TV as Possible at NYCC

All That Panel

After missing New York Comic Con last year, I made it a point to return with a vengeance! Or at the very least to make the most of my time at the Javits Center on Friday and Saturday.

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3 New Fall Shows I’m Most Excited About

3 New Fall Shows I’m Most Excited About

New 2015 Fall TV Shows

In the coming weeks a new crop of TV shows will be released upon the world. Most will debut on the broadcast networks as they most commonly adhere to the traditional TV schedule. However, the Fall TV season isn’t exclusive to the standard channels. New TV can be found just about anywhere these days, and in fact the three new shows I’m most excited about are courtesy of Starz, Amazon, and Netflix.

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Marathoned: Transparent

Marathoned: Transparent

Transparent on Amazon

A couple of Saturdays ago, Amazon was kind enough to offer up the entire first season of Transparent for free. I’d been meaning to catch-up on the Golden Globe-winning series, but I was putting it off for a less TV-filled time. However, with freezing rain outside and a surprisingly empty DVR inside, I figured what the hell and hit play. Ten episodes and five hours later I was pleasantly surprised by how mellow and restrained the series was when it came to both its comedic and dramatic elements.

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