Sunday, September 27, 2015

Fall TV 2015, Week One: The Bland Leading the Bland

We're one week into the 2015 fall season, and so far, television is mostly just boring. Uninteresting plots, flat characters, and weak dialogue are running rampant. Pilots are almost always a little rough, but this year's crop seems especially... beige.

That said, there were a few colorful stand-outs. Here's how the first 11 new shows of the season measured up.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Fall TV Predictions 2015: The Muppets Take the Nielsens

The "fall TV season" is a thing that still exists, technically, so as a TV blogger, it seemed important that I establish my cred by making predictions about it. However, I like to hedge my bets, so I've recruited my sister, Holly--a much more dedicated consumer of Nielsen ratings, who has been watching the networks for years longer than I have--to make predictions alongside me, so that I can take credit for her correct answers and disavow her incorrect ones.

Together, we've come up with 12 pressing questions about the 2015-16 season, and we've answered them. Let us tell you what to think about the newest TV.

(Warning: This post contains mild, already widely-publicized spoilers for the third season of Arrow. Also it's super fucking long.)

Friday, September 4, 2015

Girl Meets Course-Correction

Girl Meets World got good. What gives?