Because the characters on "Game of Thrones" are spread so far and wide across George R.R. Martin's fictional world, significant characters can be on the show for years and never cross paths. Or, in some cases, they die before they get a chance to encounter someone with whom they might have a lot in common.
"Louie" wrapped up its abbreviated fifth season(*) last night, and I have a review of the finale coming up just as soon as I ask you not to light your fart...
"Computers aren't the thing," Joe McMillan promised in the very first episode of AMC's "Halt and Catch Fire." Instead, he insisted, "They are the thing that gets us to the thing."
The network TV season ended last week, which means we're diving deep into Emmy campaigning season. The official Emmy ballot gets sent to TV Academy members in early June, and in the meantime, networks and studios are doing their best to put on good faces for potential voters, sometimes with elaborate screener packages, sometimes with For Your Consideration panels featuring the creators and stars of their shows.
In "Aquarius," David Duchovny plays an LA cop in 1967 with old-school hair and old-school values. Asked to find a teenage girl who has vanished into the city's hippie underbelly, he reluctantly teams with a shaggy-haired young cop with crazy new ideas about civil liberties and equality. Very quickly, then, the series sets itself up as an ideological clash between the veteran and the rookie, even as they collaborate to find the girl and potentially put a charge on the charismatic guy named Charles Manson who has her under his sway.
A quick review of tonight's "iZombie" coming up just as soon as I decide which poison to give you...
Happy Tuesday, boys and girls! We're ready for the summer with a new Firewall & Iceberg Podcast that discusses a trio of summer premieres (two new shows, one returning), answers a leftover piece of "Mad Men" business, and introduces this summer's podcast rewatch.
We're now past both the end of the broadcast network TV season and Memorial Day, so while the calendar might insist that summer is nearly a month away, the summer TV season is absolutely here. Dan and I have already run through some of the new and returning summer shows we're most interested in, and now it's time for me to tell you the classic TV season we'll be revisiting on the blog this summer. (That is, if the picture on this post hasn't already given it away.)