ddaw

ddaw

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David Daw has studied the history and future of television and has a master's in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts from San Francisco State University along with a BA in genre fiction from NYU.

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6 fairly ridiculous TV shows to stream over the summer

The summer doldrums can be a tough time for TV fans. With barely anything new on networks, it can be hard to find something to watch. Luckily, cable is increasingly moving some of its most interesting shows to the summer, where they don’t have to compete with big-name series. The results, while not always Emmy-worthy, are still compelling
9 years ago

6 late-night and Internet interview shows for any taste

It can be hard to keep up with late-night TV shows and still get a healthy night's sleep--which is a shame since there's a lot of great late-night programs on the air these days. Luckily, the Internet lets you stream a lot of the stuff you might miss--for free--and there's even some new, Internet-original shows in the interview format that are worth watching.
9 years ago

Did the new Arrested Development make a huge mistake?

Arrested Development (Fox 2003-2006, Netflix 2013) is back. Cancelled seven years ago after three critically-acclaimed-but-ratings-poor seasons, the show's fourth season finally premiered on Netflix Sunday and, in addition to being an extremely funny season of television, it's probably the best example yet of how Netflix is changing what television looks like.
9 years ago

Amazon comedy pilots and Netflix’s new new series

Amazon's trying a new experiment this week, releasing eight new comedy pilots and letting users vote on which ones are worth continuing as a full series. Here are five of the eight pilots you should take a look at, and a quick review of Netflix's new series Hemlock Grove.
9 years ago

Cartoon Network’s best shows

At the start of April, Netflix added a ton of content from one of the unsung heroes of cable programming, Cartoon Network, with days worth of great TV that you can stream right now. Here’s a guide to where to get started with all the animated content that’s Now Streaming.
9 years ago

Great Web TV series

Streaming TV isn't just about network and cable stations whose content you can access online. There are also some pretty cool Web series worth checking out.
9 years ago