What is so frightening about abortion, and why are US television networks so terrified of exploring the complex social, institutional, and cultural factors surrounding the procedure?
This show comes off as a softened, sweetened version of the shows like Revenge and Scandal that it’s trying to imitate.
Shows like this one deserve a miniseries treatment, because it would be so much better for them. Not all television is suited to the extended series medium.
US network NBC put a lot of energy into developing a strong comedy block with offerings like 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation, both of which distinguish themselves by having strong female leads. For a moment, it seemed as though the network was looking forward with its programming, initiating an era of female-driven shows with …
The network appears to think that we are still living in an era when everyone cheerfully crowds around the television at a scheduled time to enjoy a tape delayed broadcast of events that happened twelve hours ago, though, and it seems genuinely shocked that this is not the case.
Sadly, despite its promise, Prime Suspect appears headed for cancellation, without a renewal on next season’s schedule. Catch episodes, and Timoney’s fantastic fedora, while you can.
There’s a faint flavour of Buffy to Grimm, with its blend of fun, mythos, and intriguing characters.
Whitney is the Outsourced of gender.
Community is a half hour comedy that requires users to do their homework and come to class prepared for discussion.