Tackling it one show at a time like I did made me feel pretty hopeful. More wrinkles! Lower concentrations of white people! Hooray! HOWEVER….Looking at them all at once shows something different.
For a bit more diversity in age, ethnicity, and overall look, cable is the place. Maybe they’re smaller audiences mean they don’t have to automatically default to “teen to mid-twenties, white”.
Our yearly Power 100 list, while fun, hasn’t really given me the opportunity to look more critically at what’s going on currently. So, I wanted to take a look at 2011 on its own. Who were the women on our screens? What are they like? How did they behave? Is there a common pattern among them?
Pink Raygun is currently recruiting new writers for the 2010 Fall television season.
71 survivors, 122 episodes, and who knows how many theories, and it all comes down to a battle between Jack and Locke (serving as representatives for good and evil). I’m obviously looking forward to the Lost finale more than the hardcore fans are. Looking forward to closure and the sense of freedom and relief that only comes when an addictive show goes off the air.
by Juliana Weiss-Roessler After watching the episode “Normal Again,” I chose to entirely disregard the fact that it implied that the entire series might be taking place in Buffy’s head. The idea was just too depressing. But now I’ve come across a website that has some pretty promising evidence that not only Buffy and Angel, […]
Now that Jay Leno, the monster that ate primetime in 2009/2010, has gorged himself and lumbered back to his lair, NBC has a lot of air time to fill. This is what they’ve got for the next season. Overall, it’s a very safe lineup with familiar stars, familiar creators, and familiar set ups.
by Juliana Weiss-Roessler I know the idea of seeing our favorite musical supervillain and his hammer-headed nemesis on the big screen has many people squeeing with delight, but it has me cringing. When I first heard the rumors that Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog might have a film sequel instead of a web one, I instantly […]
by Juliana Weiss-Roessler The best thing about last night’s Glee panel is that they showed the 14th episode of Glee that won’t be airing until April. The worst? I have to wait until April to see the 15th episode. Argh! Related Stuff: