Tag Archives: Greg Berlanti

TV Surf Report: Super Hero Series Still Trending … {Xena War Cry!!! or Defeated Sigh}

Santa Monica, CA — Just when you thought we’d satiated the audience’s hunger for Super Heroes with the ever-expanding but aging Arrowverse comes the DC Universe (which is in jeopardy due to the impending launch of Warner Media Streaming) and … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Blame The Re-Boot Craze On Success … And Fear

Santa Monica, CA — I finally got around to watching Netflix’ reboot of Lost in Space, one of my all-time childhood favorite TV series. The pilot felt (and looked) a bit drab introducing me to the The Robinsons, putting them … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: All Hail The Return of The Spinoff

Santa Monica, CA — Blame uber-producerΒ Norman Lear for TV’s current trend of taking a successful series and creating a spin-off of that show.Β  In the ’70s, Lear created All in the Family for CBS which successfully spun off Maude, Good … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Creative Remakes And Nostalgic Reboots Continue To Trend In Hopes of Breaking Through The Clutter

Santa Monica, CA — Nostalgia. Escapism. Feel Good TV. What’s Old Is New Again. And Again. Hollywood wants to soothe The Viewer with Old Chestnuts, with new takes on familiar titles and with tales of the Future in which Mankind … Continue reading

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