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It Was An Accident. My Final Word (For Now) on ‘Jack in a Box’

It Was An Accident. My Final Word (For Now) on ‘Jack in a Box’

Jack in a Box is New York City-set sitcom. It won a 2013 Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Original New Media and was nominated in the same category in 2012. Jack in a Box also won Best Web Series at the 2010 New York Television Festival. It has been featured by numerous media [...]

April 9, 2013 Michael Creighton Indie TV Innovation Series 1

Auteur Television Between Indie Film and TV (F to 7th)

Auteur Television Between Indie Film and TV (F to 7th)

Jason Klorfein is the producer of the web series F TO 7Th, a web series by Ingrid Jungermann, who co-created The Slope with Desiree Akhavan. The complete first season will screen on Tuesday, April 2, 7pm (tonight) at Anthology Film Archives in New York as part of the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival. This essay is [...]

April 2, 2013 Jason Klorfein Indie TV Innovation Series 0

Web TV Catch-Up: The Couple, Squaresville, Burning Love, F to 7th, Awkward Black Girl

Web TV Catch-Up: The Couple, Squaresville, Burning Love, F to 7th, Awkward Black Girl

A lot of exciting series have been premiering and finishing over the past few weeks! Here’s what to look out for. The Couple As the Black & Sexy team prep a feature-film version of their hit sitcom, The Couple, they released this episode from the second season! In it our couple is confronted with another couple. [...]

February 21, 2013 Aymar Jean Christian Spotlight 0

‘House of Cards’: Has Netflix Created A New Anti-Hero?

‘House of Cards’: Has Netflix Created A New Anti-Hero?

Spoilers ahead. There’s a tradition for launching a new network with a original programming. The idea is to give audiences something they can’t get elsewhere. On cable creating new original shows often leads to casting, or making shows about, minorities. It’s a remarkable trend. Look at the early scripted dramas and comedies for cable networks, [...]

February 5, 2013 Aymar Jean Christian Spotlight 5

Crowdfunding Campaigns To Watch: Kam Kardashian and ‘Whole Day Down’

Crowdfunding Campaigns To Watch: Kam Kardashian and ‘Whole Day Down’

In this edition of “Crowdfunding Campaigns To Watch” we have one campaign to film the artpocalypse and another exploring the life of a long, lost Kardashian. Whole Day Down is a classy, strange comedy from Patrick Breen (The Normal Heart, Galaxy Quest) and Tai Fauci, starring Breen, Willie Garson (White Collar) and Elisa Donovan (NBC’s In Gayle [...]

January 16, 2013 Aymar Jean Christian Spotlight 0

What You Missed: 2012’s Indie Web Television

What You Missed: 2012’s Indie Web Television

Television is so awash in great shows no one can watch them all. And yet most TV fans can name the best new show of last year — technically, it’d have to be Girls — and best show overall — take your pick of Mad Men, Treme, Breaking Bad, etc. Online, nobody knows what’s good. There’s too [...]

January 10, 2013 Aymar Jean Christian Spotlight 0

Crowdfunding Campaigns to Watch: ‘F to 7th’ and ‘Chutes’

Crowdfunding Campaigns to Watch: ‘F to 7th’ and ‘Chutes’

In today’s “Crowdfunding Campaigns to Watch” we have two shows heading into the home stretch in need of some cash! First up is F to 7th, a series from one of the creators of the The Slope, Ingrid Jungermann. The Slope was a sardonic tale of a lesbian couple living in Park Slope that ran for two seasons. [...]

October 30, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian Culture 0

Introducing tello: The “Lesbian HBO”

Introducing tello: The “Lesbian HBO”

Final version posted at Tubefilter. Users don’t pay for content, the saying goes. American media is free, supported by ads. It’s why HBO is such a juggernaut: it’s the first channel Americans consider paying for. Online, we’ve seen a few case studies of users paying for programming. But the biggest success stories involve television stars [...]

October 24, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian Video 0

‘Hunting Season’: Logo’s Surprising New Comedy

‘Hunting Season’: Logo’s Surprising New Comedy

Gay media fans were shocked this year when news broke that Logo, Viacom’s gay and lesbian channel, was moving away from LGBT programming to compete with broader lifestyle channels like Bravo for advertising. Pilots for promising gay shows had stalled. Soon after the network canceled its “gay housewives” franchise, leaving only RuPaul’s Drag Race as the net’s last [...]

October 17, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian Culture 0

‘Jack In A Box’ Ends. Did Jack Escape His Fate?

‘Jack In A Box’ Ends. Did Jack Escape His Fate?

“I want to offer you a modest salary and full benefits.” To a lot of Americans these days those words would calm nerves. But when Jack hears the news from Kris (Becca Blackwell), his boss, he vomits his lunch, a literal rainbow of poor eating choices. Jack started Michael Cyril Creighton’s cult hit series Jack in [...]

September 18, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian Spotlight 0