Resolution: Breaking Bad’s Finale vs. The Pineapple Incident

*EDITOR'S NOTE: This post has been imported from my Tumblr page, where it originally appeared.* On November 28, 2005, CBS first aired an episode of How I Met Your Mother titled “The Pineapple Incident”, in which Ted Mosby goes on a night bender and wakes up the next morning hung over, limping and with a … Continue reading Resolution: Breaking Bad’s Finale vs. The Pineapple Incident

Great Expectations: Are TV finales nowadays destined to fail?

*EDITOR'S NOTE: This post has been imported from my Tumblr page, where it originally appeared.* I tuned into Breaking Bad last night with more anticipation than I personally care to have. It’s not that I don’t like the feeling; in fact, I love it. Obviously, I’d much rather be hotly excited for something new than … Continue reading Great Expectations: Are TV finales nowadays destined to fail?

Shorter Season, Better Show: The Future of Broadcast TV

*EDITOR'S NOTE: This post has been imported from my Tumblr page, where it originally appeared.* L-R: Kyle Chandler in Friday Night Lights; Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad; Kiefer Sutherland in 24 CBS has a big hit on its hands with its new series Under the Dome. The show continues to pull in big viewership numbers, especially given the … Continue reading Shorter Season, Better Show: The Future of Broadcast TV