This episode we dive right into the summer reality TV show So You Think You Can Dance as it heads into its 12th season with a twist: the contestants are all kids this time. SYTYCD (as it is cumbersomely named) is a unique corner of reality television that has managed to bring awareness around the art and profession of dance, while showing off the mad skills of the young Americans who grace its stage. Jeff and I are both big time fans, and here we chat about what makes the show work.
Today, television producers, writers, and creators have an unprecedented amount of access to the opinions of the people that watch their shows. For better or worse we live in a time where creative executives have access to the critical lemons being thrown at them by their audience on a mass scale. There are lots of […]
It’s never been a better time to love television. Gone are the days of waiting for the leaves to start falling to see new seasons of your favourite shows. Looking back on those days, it’s hard to imagine how we even survived. But now it’s 2016! We’ve reached and passed Peak TV and our cups […]