Freaks & Geeks: The Teen Dramedy Ahead Of Its Time

Most TV fans are aware of how ruthless and seemingly uninterested in fans’ views US networks are when it comes to cancelling shows. If ratings drop below some arbitrary figure, that’s it, your favourite programme’s in the can, never to be seen again. This has been the case for years. Some of TV’s most revered…

Cult Classic: White Men Can’t Jump

That Woody Harrelson is doing wonderful things alongside Matthew McConaughey in HBO’s dazzling crime drama True Detective. I thought it would be a great idea to look back at some of his lesser known work. I toyed with his Academy Award-winning turn in The People vs. Larry Flynt but instead I settled for the early…

Cult Classic: How To Make It In America

US networks are renowned for being utter ball busters when it comes to cancelling TV shows. Often, they’re just in their wielding of the metaphorical hammer but from time to time they make a catastrophic error in cutting great television purely on the basis of audience figures. I still have a soft spot for zany…