Antenna’s reviewers rate FOX’s disinterment of Fred Savage, Minority Report, Jamie Lee Curtis, and John Stamos
The hub for Antenna fall pilot season reviews.
Antenna contributors review the new fall series from America’s former #1 network in Adults 18-49.
Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
The new series The Following literally spells out the very tropes it plan to use, letting its audience in on its postmodern joke where the plotting criminal is aware that he is creating a literary plot as well.
Antenna contributors consider the 2012 Fall Premieres from FOX.
Who gets their own show, and what can we expect, for the 2012-2013 season?
FOX’s new animated sitcom Allen Gregory trades heavily in humiliation. Cynthia Chris examines the comedic resonance of this sort of situation in light of recent events.
It’s premiere week! Check back regularly for our contributors thoughts on all the new FOX shows! Responses so far: Terra Nova, The New Girl, and X Factor.
What happened at last week’s network upfronts, and what does it say about American television?
Last night, the Banksy-directed opening credit sequence “couch gag” for The Simpsons took us into the sweatshop behind the franchise. As executive producer Al Jean noted, “This is what you get when you outsource.”
Antenna contributors respond to FOX and The CW’s fall premieres. Check back as we update over the next week!
The narrowly decided 1978 Pacifica decision was, from one perspective, a battle over pig metaphors. Sadly, there are no new pig metaphors in Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FCC, though the Pacifica case looms large in the decision.
Antenna’s weekly Glee Club column discusses “The Power of Madonna,” semiotic democracy, and the pleasure of reinvention.