Spoiler Alert! TVline.com’s Quest To Sell Exclusiveness Through Television’s Major Storylines

Spoiler Alert: The following article contains major spoilers on this past Sunday’s The Good Wife episode. Please read at your own risk.

Nothing is worse than having your much anticipated sunday show ruined for you by social media, in this case, the same websites and online magazines that cover entertainment articles. I am referring to the most damaging of all: TVline.com. While a usually good, well-received TV news and articles source, the breaking of a major spoiler through Twitter in order to sell viewers on exclusive TV interviews has got me thinking twice about what I choose to see on my Twitter Timeline.

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Goodbye, Nikita: TV Attachments, Cult-classics and Series Finales

Having just seen the excellent Nikita series finale I am taken back to all those little TV moments that cause us, the viewer, to form such an attachment to a show, it’s characters and their lives. Even more so than film, in which a 2-hour plot introduces us to its core characters and conflicts, a television series captivates the viewer throughout years, generating an even bigger emotional impact. Continue reading →