Television dominates a large amount of people’s lives. Some people lose many hours every week just watching TV. When you look back on it all, you can feel like you’ve wasted a very significant amount of time. To understand the reason for this, you have to look into what television shows actually offer.
Escape and Distraction
Television offers an escape for people who aren’t satisfied with their life or are generally bored. Television shows can be a very effective means (more…)
After Charlie Sheen’s infamous meltdown, producers were scrambling to find a suitable replacement for his role on America’s number one comedy TV show Two and a Half Men. Hugh Grant was rumored to have been considered, though he bowed out, apparently due to creative differences.
It was no surprise that Ashton Kutcher, a veteran actor from That 70s Show was tapped for a new role to replace the wayward Sheen. Though he hasn’t done TV in a while (more…)
Whether you’ve got Direct Star TV or basic cable you can appreciate the gems that have been on AMC as of late. There’s nothing on this week but we’ve got to ask: what are you looking most forward to coming back? Here are a few of the greatest AMC shows on hiatus WE can’t wait to see again
The Walking Dead: This show’s only on it’s “mid-season” break (that’s a new one to us) but it’s captured our attention thus far for sure. It’s due back in January and we’ve got to ask: will the refugees stay at the farm or move on?
Mad Men: Of course, who doesn’t love the golden guys of Madison Avenue? Mad Men has been off the air now for over a year and though it’s due back in spring we’re not sure for how long. We do know that we can’t wait to see what Don Draper’s up to, though
Breaking Bad: With last season’s explosive finale and this next year to be its last, Breaking Bad is the show to watch right now. Whether you love or hate the concept you’ve got to admit it’s original.
Family Guy is an American animated series revolving around the quirky antics of the Griffin family and their friends. The Griffins adventures consist of time travel, stealing movies from Mel Gibson and even cheating death multiple times. After being canceled in 2001, the syndicated reruns obtained such high ratings that the series was revived with new episodes in 2004.
Although it is an animated series, it has many jokes and gestures directed to entertain adults. Family Guy reruns are in syndication during the Adult Swim section of the cartoon channel, (more…)
As the fall TV season starts, we are seeing some new faces on fresh new shows gracing the airwaves. This season promises us some of the most interesting television of recent memory and has quite a few unique shows. One of the newest sitcoms that promises to be a hit is “Up All Night”. This show starts newcomer Will Arnett in his quest to remain normal with a baby that is literally keeping him up all night.
The premise promises (more…)
Do you enjoy waking up in the morning, getting out of your cozy bed, commuting to work and spending the next 8-12 hours a day at a job that is just simply the best? Yeah, me either. That is was we call “reality’ and what ultimately one would think people try and get away from. Yet, people somehow flock to the reality television shows; well, to each his own. Not me. I long for comedy. Light, relaxing, and entertaining television that brightens your mood. Sitcoms. The type (more…)
The transition isn-t always smooth, but here are some successful TV shows modeled on the movie.
“MASH’: Robert Altman-s 1970 Korean War satire became a classic and so did the TV series. Starring Alan Alda, the show garnered many Emmys and citations for excellence, becoming one of the most popular shows of all time. Running for 11 seasons, the 1983 series finale held the title as the most watched TV episode in U.S. history for 28 years. (Super Bowl XLV surpassed it in 2011.)