The worst TV of 2014

This year, The A.V. Club’s TV writers nominated more than 90 programs for our year-end best-of list. But if we’ve learned anything from watching that much TV, it’s that there is no protagonist without a villain; no altruistic, kindhearted twin without an evil double; no Simpsons without Family Guy. And it’s in that…

2014 Fall TV preview: The A.V. Club calls the shots (part 1)

In a television climate of constant remodeling, reshaping, and reinvention, the viewer has more control than ever before. Once upon a time, the folks at home kept a show alive by “voting” for it with their eyeballs and their Nielsen diaries; today, Amazon Studios makes that voting process literal with each batch of…

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Fall schedule announcement: Fox’s year-round strategy breaks up Animation Domination, jumps Snake River Canyon

It would take some bold, daring moves to pull off the year-round, pilot-season-free programming Fox boss Kevin Reilly has touted is the past year. Bold moves like: ending Animation Domination’s run on Sundays by sprinkling Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the new multi-camera sitcom Mulaney between The Simpsons and Family Guy.…