‘Better Call Saul’ Returns In 2017 With Season 3 Television 

‘Better Call Saul’ Returns In 2017 With Season 3

The television series phenomenon that is “Better Call Saul” still continues to drag millions of viewers with each and every episode, and it doesn’t look like its slowly down either. While the show itself has slipped a notch in rankings for its second season episodes, the third season still promises a lot of surprises that will likely have it reigning the top spots once again in 2017. The series’ premise is quite a challenge, as far as television shows are concerned, as Showrunners Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan had to…

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2017’s Most Anticipated TV Shows Television 

2017’s Most Anticipated TV Shows

If you spent part of the holidays catching up on all the TV you missed last year—455 scripted series were released in 2016—there’s no time to take a breath, because a fresh deluge of new shows is here. Netflix plans to double its output this year. And FX Networks CEO John Landgraf predicted that 500 scripted shows could air in 2017, in addition to roughly 750 unscripted series, proving that “Peak TV” has yet to peak. While carving out time to watch more shows is tougher than ever, a dozen new…

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Online Streaming Popularity Dominates Traditional Television Television 

Online Streaming Popularity Dominates Traditional Television

Move over, CBS: Netflix (NFLX, +1.73%) is currently dominating the television game. The online streaming service beat out major networks like CBS and ABC to produce the most popular show of 2016: the fourth season of Orange Is the New Black. CBS’s The Big Bang Theory, Netflix’s Stranger Things and Fuller House were next on the list, respectively, with ABC’s Designated Survivor rounding out the top five. The data was collected by ratings startup SymphonyAM, which defined popularity by viewership in the first 35 days. The rising popularity of streaming…

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Review: ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Season Three. Satire Done Right. Television 

Review: ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Season Three. Satire Done Right.

One of TV’s best comedies has remained, even into its third season, one of TV’s best kept secrets. Sequestered away on FX’s sub-channel FXX, Man Seeking Woman (based on the short stories of Simon Rich, who also created the series) tells the story of a Josh Greenberg (Jay Baruchel), a kind of Everyman living and dating in Chicago. What makes the series stand out, though, is how it takes ordinary relationship moments and uses surrealist storytelling to not just satirize them, but to bring emotional truths into sharp focus. The show…

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