“We’ve got all the intel—and audition videos—showing the disparate journeys five players took to make it onto the new season.”
Very rarely can we see an entire system reflected in one person. The creator and executive producer of “Saturday Night Live” is such a person.
“His sketch show, ‘I Think You Should Leave,’ zeroes in on the panic-inducing feelings of living in a society where we can’t agree on the rules.”
“After 34 seasons, 750 episodes, and a decades-long funk, the show innovated its way back to popularity and relevance.”
“The HBO show was known for witty jabs and f-word-laden insults. But perhaps its biggest achievement was ending on its own terms—and its writing through lines along the way.”
“The show was a groundbreaking smash, but behind the scenes it devolved into such toxicity that even co-showrunner Damon Lindelof now says of his leadership: ‘I failed.'”
Great writing begets great writing — and the commentary around the HBO smash hit is some of the best around.
“In 1986, Barbara Lowe Vollick won five games of ‘Jeopardy!’ in a row. Her episodes were then taken out of circulation. What followed was a nearly 40-year hunt for the missing tapes—and a quest to find out what really happened between the show and its most enigmatic champion.”
“On the cusp of a potential strike, writers explain why no one is having much fun making television anymore.”
“Before the final season of ‘Succession,’ Matthew Macfadyen and others explain the creation and expansion of the show’s most unlikely power player.”