Escape Reality With These Election Episodes

Escape Reality With These Election Episodes

SNL Clinton Trump Debate 2016

This Presidential Election has been rather divisive, but I think we can all agree on one thing – it needs to be over. So after you cast your vote on Tuesday, why not take your mind off things with some TV. No, I’m not recommending you watch the 24-hour news cycle, I recommend checking out these election day-inspired episodes.

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Turns 50!

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

I love Halloween. It’s one of my favorite holidays, has been since I was a kid. Some of my fondest memories are coming home from a long afternoon of trick-or-treating and putting on It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown while my brother and I sat on the floor sorting, trading, and eating our latest haul of candy.

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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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Tips for Attending Panels at NYCC

Tips for Attending Panels at NYCC

NYCC Panels How To

There’s a million things to do at New York Comic Con. With screenings, autographs, photo-ops, artist alley, the showroom floor, and more there’s something for everyone. If panels happen to be your cup of tea, here’s some advice to help you navigate the busy schedule and even busier Javits Center:

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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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NBC’s Blindspot & Practicing Patience with New TV Shows

Blindspot Season 2

Not a lot of freshman shows piqued my interest last fall but NBC’s Blindspot and ABC’s Quantico seemed interesting enough. However, I’ve been trying to be more selective when it comes to adding more TV shows to my watch list, so I opted for Blindspot since I recognized Jaimie Alexander from the MCU and she’s a total badass.

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The Great DVR Purge of 2016

The Great DVR Purge of 2016

Comcast DVR

With the fall TV season literally days away and the DVR at 70% capacity, it was time clean house. Watched, not watched, didn’t matter, the delete button was about to get a workout. After a contemplative few minutes here’s what made the cut and what’s been wiped out.

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Notable Moves on the 2016 / 2017 TV Schedule

Notable Moves on the 2016 / 2017 TV Schedule

TV Shows Changing Networks

Every new TV season brings changes to the TV guide as shows shift time slots, move nights, and even change networks. Here’s a handful of the most notable moves for the upcoming 2016-2017 TV season.

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