The Decline of the Serial TV Drama, Rise of the Anthology

The Season 6 finale of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” set up a possibly epic showdown between houses next season, and left fans immediately theorizing about what will happen next. But Game of Thrones is that too-rare great serial drama these days that leaves fans on pins and needles in anticipation for next season. That’s why many shows now are trying different models and anthology series are on the rise.

Credits

Guest:
Matt Zoller Seitz - New York magazine / RogerEbert.com - @mattzollerseitz

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Sarah Sweeney