What’s wrong with America? David Simon’s street-level narrative of cops and drug dealers reveals the cracks in the country’s social fabric.
Guns, drugs and chemistry? Meth and method acting made “Breaking Bad” the high point of televisions’s platinum age.
A cartoon show that knew no boundaries and helped usher in an era of more thoughtful, adult-oriented animation.
Arguably one of the best portrayals of the nuclear family to ever hit the screen, “The Simpsons” pushed the envelope to become one of the greatest television series ever.
A show that not only transcends the zeitgeist, but rips it apart in the funniest way possible.
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? This insanely popular cartoon mega-hit, that’s who!
The series that turned binge-watching into the norm, “House of Cards” represents not only the pinnacle of web media content, but the shifting of consumption habits in the new media landscape.
Ingenuity and chemistry catapulted “Broad City’s” quirky creators from web anonymity to the forefront of TV comedy. At least their characters are still hot messes.
Bada bing, bada boom. “The Sopranos” changed television as we know it. End of discussion.
No other show breaks as many unwritten rules of storytelling, and like its most devious characters, “Game of Thrones” gets away with it.