Conclusion: You Might Be Able To Make An Emmy Bait Series…But You Really Shouldn’t

If I were to ask the average filmgoer what an Oscar bait movie is, you probably wouldn’t have to think twice. It’s Merchant-Ivory, it’s an adaptation of a very complicated novel, it’s a film where a…

Part 1: Why So Many People Hate The Show and Why They Should

At the time of this reason the first part of what will be the final season of Netflix’s Ozark has started streaming. Ever since the premiered back in 2017, there has been a slow but steady barrage…

HBO’s Most Recent Winning Comedy About Being Different In the Heartland

If you’ve been a fan of TV comedies in the last decade, there is a chance you have seen or watched a production of the Duplass brothers. Mark and Jay Duplass were independent filmmakers and actors who in the…

Courtroom Dramas Now and Why We May Be Headed Back in the Wrong Direction on TV

In the era of Peak TV and more specifically that of serialized drama, the courtroom drama is an endangered species. …

Freeform Takes Another Sharp Comic Look At A Dark Subject

I think I’ve made more than clear over the last two or three years in particular how much I love the cable network Freeform. I already miss like hell The Bold Type, can’t wait for the second season of Cruel…

I Actually Think The Emmys Would Do Well To Follow Some of The NAACP Awards for TV

As much as an awards show junkie as I am, there are some groups that I tend to not so much ignore as avoid. I’ve known for a decade about the NAACP Image…

David E. Kelley and the Rise — And Fall — of The Defense Attorney on TV

Hard as may be to fathom for the modern viewer, throughout the 1960s and stretching well into the 1980s, the courtroom drama was practically non-existent. TV series like The Defenders a once highly regarded…

How The Perception of Defense Attorneys on Television May Have Skewed The Perception of Criminal Justice

I was going to follow up on my treatise on Homicide when the wind was knocked out of me last night when I read article about how many of the detective that are mentioned…

David B Morris

After years of laboring for love in my blog on TV, I have decided to expand my horizons by blogging about my great love to a new and hopefully wider field.

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