The Best TV Shows of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 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 Best TV of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
Aside from one or two new shows, this look at the Best of TV 2009 seems awfully familiar. A look at early '60s admen? A practically incomprehensible drama about an island of airplane crash castaways? The Americanization of a UK workplace comedy? That definitely rings a bell.
'The Amazing Race' Rushes into a 19th Season | 29 Sep 2011 // 12:30 AM
Beyond the obvious set of emotional and sexual appeals inherent to the show, The Amazing Race has a cultural savvy and undercurrent of intelligence that wins it fans from all levels of the socio-economic and educational spectrum.
'The Amazing Race' Season 17 Premiere | 26 Sep 2010 // 1:33 AM
You'd think that with 16 previous seasons of The Amazing Race to watch, new team members would know to learn how to drive a stick shift before starting the race.
Why 'The Amazing Race' Can't Lose | 21 Apr 2014 // 2:53 AM
With rare exception CBS's Amazing Race has had a lock on the annual Emmy, but its wins are more about formula than quality.
Mike White, master of the awkward moment, plies his craft in a new HBO series | 26 Oct 2011 // 5:30 AM
LOS ANGELES — How many indie film auteurs get the green light to create a series on HBO, then postpone finishing it to compete in “The
Olympics isn't the only contest on TV | 22 Feb 2010 // 5:00 AM
From "swifter, higher, stronger" to "outwit, outplay, outlast," wherever you turn, February is a huge month for competition on television. —The Winter Olympics (continuing through