Monday, December 07, 2009

What TV shows from this past decade will you remember best?

New York's critics pick the television programs, books, movies, art, architecture, plays, and pop albums that we'll still be talking about in ten years. What TV shows from this past decade will you remember best?

NY Mag.com reports:

Sex and the City: Spiky, poignant, rewatchable—and I suspect humans will still be overanalyzing breakups in ten years.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report: The outraged court jesters of the Bush years, they reinvented the way people get—and analyze—their news.

American Idol: Of all the reality shows, this is the one that changed not just TV, but the music industry and the nature of stardom itself.

The Oprah Winfrey Show: The dominating pop-culture personality, she transformed herself into a multi-platform portal for all things self-improvement.

Lost: It will be remembered as oh so very aughty, but nobody will remember why they were so obsessed with that damned hatch.

Read more of what New York's critics pick for the books, movies, art, architecture, plays, and pop albums that we'll still be talking about in ten years here.

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