William Sarradet and Brandon Zech discuss the recent history of TV, streaming, and how the industry has changed our culture.
“Maybe we’re ready to get back to sequential stories based around narratives; maybe we’re a little binged out.”
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—Wikipedia: Golden Age of Television (2000s–present)
—Slate: The Golden Age of TV Is Over
—Variety: Peak TV Tally: According to FX Research, A Record 559 Original Scripted Series Aired in 2021
—Variety: FX Networks Chief John Landgraf: ‘There Is Simply Too Much Television’
—Time: Welcome to TV’s Era of Peak Redundancy
—Slate: The TV Club, 2018
—Vulture: Is Game of Thrones the Last Show We’ll Watch Together?
Still some pretty good stuff on PBS.
There are a million podcasts about TV. I follow Glasstire because this is where I can find out what’s going on in Texas visual art (see top of page) . If you’re covering the same stuff as everyone else then what’s the point?