I don’t think "Good TV" is an oxymoron, even though there certainly are some moronic things on TV. There is also some quality on TV, even if you have to look awhile to find it.
Paste Magazine ran an article in their latest issue on 24 of the best shows on TV right now. My friend Andy put up a post last week talking about the start of MI:5, a British show he enjoys.
Deb and I don’t catch much TV live, but we tend to buy DVDs of the shows we like. Our old faves were Alias, 24, and Arrested Development (which was cancelled after a short third season, which is unfortunate because it was the funniest show on TV). Our new favorite is Battlestar Galactica. Those of you who’ve never seen it may be tempted to laugh, because the original show from 1960s was pretty cheesy. But the new incarnation is surprisingly well-written and engaging. It’s fantastic TV. On the website they’re airing "webisodes" that cover some time between the end of season 2 and the start of season3 (which airs October 6). If you don’t want to go out and rent seasons 1 and 2, you can get caught up on the story so far by watching this video.
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