The Jim Henson Hour marked the first time that chaos defeated the frog

Kermit The Frog watches a bank of monitors, their colored lines rising and falling by the second. The monitors chart the ratings for MuppeTelevision, the broadcast outfit under Kermit’s supervision. Thanks to modern technology, he can track the response to his programming choices in real time, broken down into several…

“Infinite TV from infinite universes”: 21 shows to binge on over the long weekend

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer in the United States, an occasion traditionally commemorated with picnics, block parties, and other outdoor activities popularized in a time before streaming video. Seeking an alternative to sun, burgers, and human interaction, The A.V. Club put its heads together to…