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Monday, January 27, 2020

TV Rewind

In this weekly column, we look back at popular international television shows that made a mark. Comedy, science fiction or drama, if it deserves to be seen, we have it covered.

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TV Rewind | Gossip Girl: Soapy storylines that made for a delicious guilty pleasure

December 29, 2019 7:49 am

Gossip Girl ran for six seasons. Though the show lost steam after the initial seasons, there was no shortage of drama, making it just the perfect guilty pleasure.

TV Rewind | Fleabag: Phoebe Waller-Bridge knows when to leave a party

December 22, 2019 8:55 am

With just 12 episodes in its entire run, Fleabag introduced us to the kind of television that we had never seen before. Perhaps, Phoebe Waller-Bridge knew that the best of Fleabag was done as she bid adieu to the series this year.

TV Rewind | The Americans: The genre-defining spy thriller

December 15, 2019 2:23 pm

The Americans, starring Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, can easily be called as one of the best spy thrillers of the decade. Set against the Cold War, the series promises nail-biting suspense and delivers almost all the time.

TV Rewind | Kate Winslet's Mildred Pierce

December 08, 2019 5:32 pm

Kate Winslet is a dream in the show as she transforms Mildred from a traditional pie-making housewife into a successful businesswoman who runs multiple restaurants.

TV Rewind | How I Met Your Mother: Still can't get over that finale

December 01, 2019 8:21 am

Like many good television shows, How I Met Your Mother couldn't save itself from the curse of a bad finale.

TV Rewind | Boston Legal: The legal drama with the right humour quotient

November 24, 2019 7:27 am

Created by David E Kelley, Boston Legal ran for five seasons and was cancelled when it was still running strong. Starring James Spader and William Shatner, Boston Legal combined politics, drama and humour in a unique way.

TV Rewind | Death Note: Binge-worthy anime

November 17, 2019 8:35 am

Death Note is arguably the most popular Japanese anime series in the world. If you haven't seen any anime yet, this is just the perfect start.

TV Rewind | Heroes: Well begun isn't always half done

November 08, 2019 6:53 pm

With Lost running successfully, the audience already had an appetite for science fiction thrillers and Heroes satiated that demand perfectly. But after an excellent first season, Heroes started to fail.

TV Rewind | Entourage: A whole lot of fluff

November 02, 2019 11:10 pm

HBO's Entourage largely rests on the shoulders of politically incorrect and foul-mouthed Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven) who eventually becomes the most interesting character on the show.

TV Rewind | Felicity: JJ Abrams' college drama before his sci-fi days

October 28, 2019 8:14 am

JJ Abrams' and Matt Reeves' created Felicity that ran from 1998-2002. The two are now known for their work in science fiction and superhero franchises but before they found their true calling, they created this gem of a TV show.