August, 2012

There Are Too Many Crime Dramas On Television

Television today is saturated with too many crime dramas. For example, there are some staple crime dramas. Spin-off shows are frequently created. The central theme is crime. However, the shows sometimes include a more distinguishing theme such as police, mystery, FBI, Law, supernatural etc. Crime dramas seem to dominate many television channels. Additionally, this specific [...]

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Reality Television That Jumped The Shark

Many believe that reality television has already jumped the shark as a whole. However ratings prove otherwise. In 2012 reality television is still as popular as ever. Of course there are some shows that have definitely jumped the shark in an attempt to be original or grasp the viewers attention with one last gimmick. Bachelor [...]

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Television Science Fiction Has Grown Stale

Television science fiction has grown stale, lacking the wonder and originality that the genre has long been known for, leaving an audience interested in unique and distinctive stories scrambling to find new shows to enjoy. While the past decade of television has given us a variety of groundbreaking and culturally significant shows, they have been [...]

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Why Are There No Average People Portrayed On Television?

Have you ever wondered why there are no average, run of the mill people on television? Even the characters portrayed in so called reality television seem to have exaggerated personalities. The main reason that this occurs is because of ratings. Face it, ordinary lives are not that interesting on a day to day basis. Sure, [...]

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What Happened To True Family Entertainment On Television?

This is the question many parents must be asking as they surf channels for an appropriate show the whole family can settle to watch. There was a trend in the 50s and 60s for television to emulate how American families strived to live. Shows always presented a two-person home with vibrant children where families ate [...]

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