What TV series did you love but will never revisit?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Antoine Fuqua wants to make “The Shield of medical dramas” for Showtime

Deadline is reporting that director and TV producer Antoine Fuqua has just sold a new show to Showtime, currently being described as “The Shield, but for medical dramas.” Like Shawn Ryan’s critically beloved mid-2000s crime drama, The City will focus on a charismatic professional who’s ostensibly a “rule-breaking,…

Watch what you read: 19 essential books about TV

Among its 100-plus lists, the 2009 Inventory book (now available for the low, low price of a penny!) contains “TV Guides: 5 essential books about TV.” The books it highlights—The Late Shift by Bill Carter, Live From New York by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales, Total Television by Alex McNeil, The Glass Teat by…

Hulu doesn’t want to wait for all six seasons of Dawson’s Creek

As part of a big licensing deal with Sony, Hulu has picked up the streaming rights to a handful of beloved shows from recent TV history, the crown jewel of which is a certain series about a rogue cop who does whatever it takes to bring criminals to justice—even if it means sinking to their level. That’s right, classic…

What have you avoided out of spite?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Ideal fictional law enforcement

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

TV Club Classic announces summer schedule, begins the thawing of SNL Classic reviews

Guess what, everyone? Summer starts June 21! And that means that TV Club Classic’s summer season starts tomorrow! We’ve got a great lineup of shows this summer, and we’re hoping that you want to read about all of them. If you don’t, though, we’ll just take them away from you without giving you proper notice, and then…