The Extratextuals

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Best Characters — Supporting Female

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Bringing Down the Imperial Walker, and Other Protest Signs

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All-Star Primetime Schedule

Oh, blog, I’m sorry I’ve neglected you so. But I promise to get you back up and running this year. ... read more »

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The Media Studies Job Market, 10: The Offer

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The Media Studies Job Market, 9b: The Campus Interview

With pilot season behind us, it’s time to return to the job market posts. And I begin with a Tale of Two Interviews. ... read more »

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After the Pilots: What I’m Watching

All my comments aside, what have I bothered to stick with, what might I check in on, and what is dead to me?

DVR is set to record Nikita, No Ordinary Family, Detroit 1-8-7, Raising Hope, Running Wilde, and Outsourced … though I may drop Running Wilde after this week unless it gets much better. Lone Star was set to be recorded too, before its demise. Importantly, though, none are in the category of ones I feel I must watch — if the DVR failed to record any of the above, I’d be nonplussed. ... read more »

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The Other Pilots: Outsourced, Blue Bloods, Shit My Dad Says, No ...

I’ve been a bit busy, so my final pilot reviews have dragged their heels, but here we go (reminder that three are to be found at Antenna):

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Flow TV Book is Out

Today, I finally received my copy of Flow TV: Television in the Age of Media Convergence, edited by Michael Kackman, Marnie Binfield, Matthew Thomas Payne, Allison Perlman, and Bryan Seb ... read more »

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My Generation Pilot/Travesty

Okay, let’s start this review with an apology, to The Defenders. I maligned you, Jim and Jerry, by suggesting that you’d combined to offer us the worst new show of the season. ... read more »

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Wednesday Night Pilots: Undercovers and The Defenders

My thoughts on Better with You are up at Antenna, and my previous post here was on The Whole Truth, which just leaves us with Undercovers and The Defenders. ... read more »