Television

Body politics

We expect popular media to be aspirational, but when it mirrors our own lives, we get judgmental.Continue...

How police television shows contribute to 'copaganda'

Cop media wrongly idealizes the police, regardless of how diverse it gets.Continue...

Never Have I Ever is a hilarious, candid approach to life in high school

As hard as it might be to admit, high school was an awkward time for most of us. Mindy Kaling’s latest TV creation, Never Have I Ever , embraces this awkwardness with open arms.Continue...

Will Riverdale’s surprisingly strong season finale carry into season five?

Riverdale ’s writing, acting, and musical choices in its most recent season have turned even its most dedicated viewers away. But with change on the horizon in the world of Riverdale , it’s possible the show may be able to save itself from more self-inflicted embarrassment in season five.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is Glee a clever satire?

The first season of Glee is charming but infuriating—it’s the perfect example of how not to do satire.Continue...

Reflecting on the Disney channel’s problematic past

Like many others, I was quick to subscribe to the streaming service Disney+ when it was released this past November.Continue...

Winter Tekenos-Levy is proud of Canadian television

Canadian TV is thriving, according to prominent Canadian television writer and story editor Winter Tekenos-Levy.Continue...

American Crime Story’s second season underwhelms

I truly hope the second season of American Crime Story will serve as a successful follow-up to the first season’s success. But after seeing this first episode, I find myself left with more questions than answers.Continue...

Should we let Apple become the new Netflix?

Apple is the undisputed master of technology. However, recent announcements reveal Apple isn’t stopping until all the screens they’ve created are filled with their content as well — specifically, television.Continue...

Jerry Seinfeld's Netflix return is a nostalgic tap on the shoulder

The 90s were often characterized by sitcom stars embodying the human experience of mediocrity. However, it was a certain nasal-voiced stand-up comedian starring in the infamous “show about nothing” that truly stole the genre.Continue...

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