The Extratextuals

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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 »

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The Whole Truth Pilot

The Whole Truth promises to suffer from an identification problem. ... read more »

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Tuesday Night Pilots: Raising Hope, Running Wilde, and Detroit 1-8-7

All of tonight’s shows arrived in my living room with high expectations, and though none of them met those expectations, they’re all variations of okay.
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Monday Night Pilots: Hawaii Five-O, Lone Star, The Event

My mini-reviews of Chase and Mike and Molly will appear over at Antenna, along with other thoughts on all the new shows from a neat group of people, so I’d point you all there. ... read more »

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The Media Studies Job Market, 9a: The Phone Interview

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The Media Studies Job Market, 8: The Upgrade Search

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Outlaw Pilot

I suspect Outlaw is not long for this world. And clearly the writers shared this concern, since it’s written all over their show. Consider: ... read more »

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Nikita Pilot