Advertisers and Upfronts

It’s not surprising that Advertisers want changes. Well it’s all coming to a head as we lead into Upfronts this coming week. You see over the past five years network TV ratings have steadily declined. Ratings that are currently considered good would have been laughable five years ago. They would be down right abysmal. However…

So Many Comic Shows

With the network upfronts quickly approaching there has been a lot of news coming from the networks about potential new shows. While some of the shows are lucky enjoy to get put orders in which a certain number of episodes are guaranteed to air on the network or there will be a fee, most shows…

I Watch A Lot of TV

You heard me. I watch a lot of TV. Probably more than most people, but definitely less than some others. Regardless of where exactly I fall on the spectrum it still comes down to the fact that I watch an awful lot of TV. It’s a struggle in my life to balance all the TV…

Adapting Comics to TV

I’ve talked about adaptations previously (and comic adaptations). I’ve even talked about why I think The Runaways would make a far better TV show than a movie, but I feel like I need to go into why I believe that comic adaptations are well suited for TV. Yes, there are certain arcs that can be…

The Event Series

With all the news coming in from Upfronts and schedules for the fall being revealed, there is one noticeable trend occurring among almost all the networks. Event Series. So far only CBS and CW (who we haven’t heard from yet) do not have an event series lined up. That means that the majority of the…

The Flash

TV Pilots

Pilots can be annoying, but they are a necessary evil. Every show you’ve come to love has had a pilot. For those who don’t know, pilots are the first episode in a series which are often used as the judge for if studios are going to bring a show to air. Not only that, but…

About Horror on TV

Trends emerge in TV just as trends emerge in anything else. Over the past few years there has been an upsurge in the number of horror TV shows that have been hitting the air. In many ways, this is likely because of the success of the Walking Dead. Let’s get this straight. The Walking Dead…

About You

If you haven’t picked up on my tastes a little bit, it should be clear after yesterday’s post. I like things that as individual pieces have come to form an acceptance in popular culture. I almost hate to admit that there are so many people who like the same things I do. True, they may…