My Half Year in Television

by Matthew Thompson

With my focus on E3 here on the site during June, I haven’t posted about TV in a while. Now that the year is half over, I thought I’d take a look at my 2017 in television so far. Five shows stand out from the pack for me from the first half of the year. I’m going to talk a little about each one of them here and then cover some more stuff in the bullets that follow Continue reading


Better Call Saul Two-Part Series Premiere (“Uno” and “Mijo”) Review

by Matthew Thompson

As much as I loved Breaking Bad, I wasn’t exactly clamoring for more when it was over and the idea of a Saul-based spinoff didn’t really light my world on fire when I first heard about.  Of course, I was going to watch it and with the talent involved it was hard to imagine it not being a quality new series. After watching both episodes of its two-night premiere, I think Better Call Saul is off to a good start even if I’m not blown away by what I’ve seen so far Continue reading

My Most Anticipated New TV Shows of Spring 2015

by Matthew Thompson

As I did with games, I want to peer into 2015 and see what there is to look forward to on TV. I’m not going to talk about any returning shows like I did in the Fall as it is for the most part the shows I touched on in my year-end awards. Instead I’ll just be focusing on new shows. Specifically those set to air some time in the first half of the year (things like Westworld I will discuss when there is some more info later on). Here are the five I’m most excited to see plus a few more Continue reading