It’s been a year since the events of The Good Wife, CBS’ high-profile and critically acclaimed legal drama that put Alicia Florrick in the middle of a political scandal. But The Good Fight isn’t about Alicia, but rather throws Diane Lockhart, Lucca Quinn, and Maia Rendell into a financial crisis that brings them together to a new law firm. This spin-off series locks onto Diane’s story of disarray, allowing the show’s political, financial and socio-economic topical events to fill in the gaps and create the backbone for the narrative.
Seems like Smallville, Everwood, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Felicity and other hit dramas from the Frog Network have been off the air for ages, but yesterday marked the 20th Anniversary of the Fifth Network.
Syndication; or television’s purgatory. It’s not necessarily where TV series go to die but where they linger between this life and the next, through endless reruns during the twilight hours, in multiple languages and sometimes even the most abstract of channels. Continue reading →
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 →