TV show creators worth knowing about, part 3

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

This list continues from part 2. Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis Horowitz and Kitsis have been writing partners for years. They created the show Once Upon a Time and, along with a couple of other people, its spinoff Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. They wrote a bunch of episodes for those shows as well […]

TV show creators worth knowing about, part 2

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The creators on this part of the list are not as well known as the ones in part 1. I might not follow them everywhere, but I will try to keep an eye on what they’re doing. Brannon Braga Braga started as an intern on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He wrote episodes of TNG, […]

TV show creators worth knowing about, part 1

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

These are people who created brilliant science fiction and fantasy TV shows. I’ll mention all their SF & F TV shows, as well as some of their other projects. These are people I’m most likely to follow wherever they go — TV shows, comics, books, movies. Many of them also had some interesting-sounding projects that didn’t end […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: Fantasy TV shows

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My original post was 5 years ago so it’s time for an update. If there’s a * in the “My rating” column then I have some interest in watching the show. If there’s nothing there then I have no particular interest in watching it. Here is the list I’m commenting on — of course it’s changed a […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: SF TV shows

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an updated version of this list. If there’s a * in the “My rating” column then I have some interest in watching the show. If there’s nothing there then I have no particular interest in watching it. Here is the list I’m commenting on. Their ranking Title My rating My comments 1 Star Trek – The […]

SF & fantasy TV shows

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Here’s an updated version of this list, including seasons of TV shows I watched in 2016. 5/5 Agents of SHIELD 4.5 4.5 5               4.67 Angel 5 5 5 5 5           5 Babylon 5 4.5 5 5 5 4.5           […]

Other TV shows I’ve watched lately

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These are shows I’ve seen lately but haven’t watched every single episode of. The previous iteration of this post is here. {4.5/5} Celebrity Name Game (season 2) This is a game show — you won’t learn anything important but it’s fast paced fun. Craig Ferguson is the host — he’s a big part of why […]

Last Week Tonight (season 3)

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{5/5} “And this is true…” Last Week Tonight season 3, aired in 2016 John Oliver continues his amazing weekly review of the news and astonishing in-depth discussion of important topics. Topics such as: Donald Trump (multiple times) voter ID laws abortion debt buying industry decline of newspapers school segregation multi-level marketing police accountability and reform […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 12)

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{4.5/5} “Let’s make some stuff up.” Whose Line is it Anyway? season 12, aired in 2016 Somewhere along the way, this show became slightly less funny than it used to be. It’s still great, but a couple of games — Living Scenery and Helping Hands — are less funny than the others. Those games are […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 3)

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{4.5/5} “It’s a very simple game called ‘You’ve Got No Choice’… I would ask you if you want to play, but it’s not really in the spirit of the game.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 3, aired in 2016 Alyson Hannigan is now the host — she does a fine job. A couple of […]