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Series finale

This is my last Talking Remote column. I've always believed writing is about the content, not the writer. One of the constant challenges in writing this column is detaching my feelings when evaluating today's television.

Be careful what you wish for

Last week, Yahoo! announced its resurrection plan for Community, the dumped NBC comedy that everyone you know loves

Spoiler-free Game of Thrones

It’s hard to write about television without spoiling readers. It requires balancing analysis with maintaining a polite respect for people who are behind on...

Will our generation pay for cable?

Most nuclear families I know own a basic cable TV subscription. I was very fortunate to grow up with a television set in my...

That guilty pleasure

An idea exists in the world that we like television shows that we know we shouldn't. That watching a reality show is unintellectual, or a gossipy teenage drama is immature for our age.

The cancellation blues

Last Friday, ABC cancelled Suburgatory. For the most part, I've outgrown high school shows, but Suburgatory was one I loved for its balance of drama and comedy.

All about the Big Bang

Why do 20 million people watch The Big Bang Theory? It's far from TV's best comedy, but after seven seasons, it hasn't declined either.

Live TV = social media

TV columnist Andrew Koo waxes about the state of social media and live TV today, and what Scandal is doing about it.

The basement of comedy

Comedy Central has existed for 23 years, known for stalwarts South Park, The Daily Show, and The Colbert Report. Can you name...

Boardwalk Empire, American Hustle, and parts versus the whole

I&rsquo;ve been thinking a lot about HBO&rsquo;s <em>Boardwalk Empire</em> lately. It&rsquo;s a period drama set in the 1920s depicting the Prohibition era, as central...