In Fleabag, This Way Up and Back To Life, TV is embracing personal growth that's actually realistic.
It is easy to forget in the Netflix age, but Twin Peaks was a big deal, especially during its first season. I can vouch absolutely for mornings spent analysing the town's strange events with the office typing pool at the water cooler.
From The A-Team to CSI, some of the most popular and enduring television shows have centred on a family, either real or created. John Logan's gothic horror Penny Dreadful is no exception to this generalisation.
Twin Peaks never went away, it merely dissipated into wider TV culture, developing multiple personalities on such shows as Northern Exposure, American Gothic, Eerie Indiana, The X-Files, Lost and Fortitude.
This article contains serious spoilers, and probably won't make much sense if you haven't already watched the show to its
There's one truism about American television: As long as there's the ratings for a show it will continue on and on whether the story is valid or not. Homeland is such a series.
Many have claimed that the show has lost its sharp edge with repetitive storylines and a lack of real danger in later seasons. Season seven rejuvenated the show with the revelation that Dexter's sister Deb discovered her brother's deepest, darkest secret. Here are the eight top things we want to see from season eight.
Over the past nine months of appointments, I hadn't seen the same midwife once. Pushed into the position of pregnancy slut - hopes for an actual relationship scuppered early on. It was never anything more than a one 'meet' stand.
I think it's interesting that the inventiveness and diversity of game culture (and its gigantic, widespread popularity) hasn't really integrated with the Olympics. We have athletes and broadcasters and a vague exhortation from the powers that be to get out there and be more active, yet almost nothing that inspires us to play ourselves.
Claire Danes was looking positively radiant on the red carpet in New York last night, for the Showtime and Cinema Society