The Television Critics Association Press Tour occurs twice a year, once in the summer and once in the winter. The bi-annual event currently spans over two weeks and consists of a variety of panels held by networks and streaming platforms. Basically, from what I understand, it’s a bunch of TV critics sitting in hotel ballrooms learning about all the new and returning shows for the current TV season.
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!
Nowadays it seems like you can watch TV almost anywhere online, but knowing where to go to find exactly what you’re looking for is the tricky part. If you’re in search for a Warner Bros. produced television comedy, I recommend checking out the CW Seed. Not to be confused with The CW, the broadcast channel or cwtv.com, the CW Seed is The CW’s ‘digital home for comedy’.
Like any other reality show, every aspect of MTV’s The Challenge is designed to foster drama. Contestants are dropped in a remote location, they’re not allowed access to technology, they stay in shared rooms with bunk beds, money is on the line, alcohol is aplenty, and alliances and rivalries span seasons.
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.
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.
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.