What Waterloo Road taught us about long-running dramas
After exhausting every conceivable plotline in its 10-series run, the BBC's school ... receives that commission would do well to study box sets of Waterloo Road because the series has been a model of how to manage a long-running peaktime series.
Castle: ABC Show Renewed for Seventh Season
ABC has renewed the Castle TV series for a seventh season ... and Penny Johnson Jerald. What do you think? Are you glad that Castle has been renewed once again? How long do you think this show should run?
How ‘Community’ made TV more like politics, and why we should let it die
But even more than the fact that “Community” has run ... a show that exemplifies the ways in which television production and fandom have started to feel a lot like politics — and not in a good way. Television is a strange beast, in that for a long ...
In 1948, Tribune got into TV for the long run
So it will be a remarkable moment in Chicago history when the newspaper and television station part ways in the next few months, an event as hard to predict as WGN-TV's debut on April 5, 1948. "Not long ... do. "The switchboard went bananas," the show's ...
'How I Met Your Mother' ends a legendary run
How they knew the show would last Carter Bays (co-creator): When we first started making the show, we had this weird, naïve idea that it would run a long time ... we can't be allowed to do this for nine years." And we were just stupidly optimistic.