television

Goodbye, American Idol

Posted on by Brianna L. Tibbetts

In 2001, my father was overseas for a work trip for a couple months. It was much longer than he was usually away, and my mother was looking for things to occupy the time. It just so happened that a brand new competition reality show was getting ready to start on FOX. It was called American Idol, and it planned to be the best singing reality television competition in existence. No matter how ratings fluctuated over the years or how...
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We're Getting Cancelled

Posted on by Brianna L. Tibbetts

Sometimes, when a television show is getting cancelled, the writers give up and do whatever they want to the characters and the story because they figure it doesn't matter anymore. This usually happens when the writers don't really love the show, or when changes brought about by the studio have caused them to lose any passion they may have once had for their work. As a result, bizarre plots and self destructing characters make their way on screen, and the...
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