Tuesday, May 25, 2010

TV Drama As Art

Now that Lost is done, I highly recommend you turn to The Wire as the next TV series to sink your teeth into.

It's a very different show (sorry no smoke monster, just gritty cop drama on the streets of Baltimore), and where Lost starts story lines it can't finish, (and as a result disrespects the audience deeply), The Wire delivers, throughout.

The entire series of The Wire is available to rent/buy and I can confidently say it is hands-down the finest TV drama I have ever watched.

On the topic of TV art, here's an insightful article for those of you that savour drifting blissfully into a long-term TV world...

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