Many TV shows employ some level of self-contained storytelling in each episode. Hence the familiar case of the week, patient of the week, monster of the week, and mystery of the week formulas. While this form of storytelling is tried and true, see any Dick Wolf production, that doesn’t mean it can’t be spiced up every now and then.
February 13th is quickly approaching, so ready your waffle maker and round up your lady friends for Galentine’s Day. AKA, ‘only the best day of the year’ according to Leslie Knope. If a gathering is out of the question, why not send your friends a Parks and Recreation-inspired Galentine’s Day card instead?
It’s been another busy year of watching TV. Some beloved shows bid adieu, some jumped the shark, others enjoyed a creative resurgence, and many new excellent shows were added to my watchlist. To celebrate, here’s my ‘best of’ list for 2015. As always, this list is both subjective and ultimately meaningless. Cheers to the new year!
Michael Ausiello’s Gilmore Girls revival announcement earlier this week filled my heart with glee. The final season of the series left a lot to be desired and I think we can all agree that we want to know what those last four words are. Besides relishing in the thought of revisiting Stars Hollow, this news got me thinking about the general trend of rebooting, reviving, and saving TV shows.
For broadcast television networks the primary 2014-2015 TV season is just about over. So did your favorite shows bid adieu for the summer or are they gone for good?