Cougar Town

The Best TV Shows of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Running the gamut from the ever-present to the new and novel, PopMatters' TV picks prove that, as a medium, the small screen challenges the big at every entertainment (and aesthetic) level.

The Guilty Pleasure TV of 2009 | 3 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

It's here where you will find those unmentionable entertainments that keep us suckling at the glass teat for much longer than we need to. It’s not for mental nourishment or relaxation. It’s like an addiction, and going cold crappy TV turkey is just not an option.


'Cougar Town' Season Two Premiere | 23 Sep 2010 // 10:40 PM

To her credit, guest star Jennifer Aniston went all out to be weird and at least a little unlikable.


Network television is tuned in to families these days | 31 Mar 2010 // 12:05 AM

For a while there, it looked like family television was dead. In answer to the hard-R rating of cable, both network dramas and comedies became

Quirky 'Modern Family' has the right formula | 22 Feb 2010 // 2:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — ABC took a major gamble in September when it opted to launch four new half-hour comedies as a two-hour package on Wednesday nights.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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