FF/RWD: In Search of Buzz, TV Vets See Many Pros to ‘The Con’
Comic-Con has come a long way from its start in a San Diego hotel. It has grown into an essential stop on the TV circuit, with mainstream dramas and comedies elbowing their way into the tent alongside genre fare.
Washington’s intersection of politics and power has been a go-to setting for TV shows for decades. But the presidential hagiographies (and JFK obsessing) of yore have yielded to far more 'Scandal'-ous fare.
NBC’s wind-down of its local-government mockumentary will put to bed the final remnant of NBC’s vaunted Thursday-night lineup. But for the cast and producers, their seven-year stay in Pawnee is only the beginning.
TV history has a periodic table-sized list of popular nerd characters, and they’ve always been on the outside looking in. Not anymore. A slew of shows with nerdy folks at the center proves that it’s now all geek to us.