When Showrunners Exit: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

When Showrunners Exit: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

When Showrunners Exit: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Nashville on ABC

Earlier this week news broke that Nashville’s current showrunner would be replaced by Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick. Now on one hand this is good news for Nashville fans since it seems to indicate that a fifth season is likely; however, handing over the reins of a TV show can seriously alter the tone of a show, for better or worse.  

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4 Creative Takes on ‘Case of the Week’ Storytelling

4 Creative Takes on ‘Case of the Week’ Storytelling

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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.

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Jessica Jones Reminds Me of Buffy in the Best Way Possible

Jessica Jones Reminds Me of Buffy in the Best Way Possible

Marvel's Jessica Jones on Netflix

Last weekend I marathoned Jessica Jones and ever since the final credits rolled late Sunday night I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out why exactly I so thoroughly enjoyed Marvel’s newest Netflix series. It’s true that I’m probably predisposed to like anything with a strong female lead, but liking and loving are two different things. And there’s a lot of things to like about this show, including how well Jessica Jones depicts addition and control, the acting, it’s noir style, and even how this show and Supergirl can both exist and both be good.

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TV Inspired Thanksgiving Recipes

TV Inspired Thanksgiving Recipes

Gossip Girl Thanksgiving

The Food Network isn’t the only place to get dinner ideas. Here’s some recipes inspired by your favorite fictional shows to help you make the most of Thanksgiving Day. From appetizers and the turkey to drinks and dessert, you’ll be all set to get your grub on.

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Following TV Shows Across Storytelling Mediums

Following TV Shows Across Storytelling Mediums

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Another Free Comic Book Day has come and gone and once again I’ve wandered into my local comic book shop thinking about how it might be cool to check out those Buffyverse comics or maybe read something from Marvel since they are slowly pulling me in with the MCU. But alas, I wandered out with my stack of free stuff and a new Funko Pop figurine. (I picked up the Hannibal Wendigo in case you were wondering.)

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In Honor of Galentine’s Day

In Honor of Galentine’s Day

Galentines Day Parks And Rec

If you’re reading this blog, I’m going to assume you probably already know what Galentine’s Day is. Perhaps you’ve even marked February 13th on your calendar as an official holiday; but just in case you’re drawing a blank, here’s how it works:

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Carved Pumpkins Perfect For TV Fans

Carved Pumpkins Perfect For TV Fans
Battlestar Galactica Cylon Pumpkin

Battlestar Galactica Cylon Jack-O-Lantern [Source]

As you gear up for Halloween this year, here’s some TV-themed pumpkin carvings to help you get into the holiday spirit… or to help you tap into your craftier self:

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Vacation Episodes From Your Favorite TV Shows

Vacation Episodes From Your Favorite TV Shows

It’s summertime, which means vacation – the beach, road trips, camping and all sorts of other travel shenanigans. Not all of us can be jet-setters though, so if you’re planning a staycation or just need something to do when its raining or when you are so sunburned that going outside is out of the question, here’s a handful of vacation episodes from your favorite TV shows to enjoy.

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