Lessons from LOST: Why TV Show Finales Matter

[Editor’s Note: Due to the controversial nature of the following, the TV Addict (Daniel Malen) would like to clarify that the opinion expressed in the post below are solely that of West Coast Correspondent Tiffany Vogt (@tvwatchtower)! #TeamLindelof]

The Following post contains spoilers pertaining to the end of BREAKING BAD so if you haven’t watched Sunday’s spectacular series finale, stop reading in 3… 2… 1… This has been a momentous week in television as the AMC series BREAKING BAD ended its five-season run with a record 10.3 million viewers watching live. It was illegally downloaded another 500,000 times and who knows how high the ratings will rise once the DVR numbers are factored in. It was not only the number of viewers that was impressive, but the critical acclaim that accompanied it as fans and critics seemed aligned in heaving a collective sigh of relief that the show ended well. Everyone had been holding their breath, worried that the show would flop in its finale; that it would try to top itself and reveal that the entire five seasons had been Walt having a bad dream during a cancer-fueled fugue. Instead the show honored its anti-hero and gave him a good death — one that he rightly deserved. [Read more…]

Comic Con Quickie: Josh Holloway, Meghan Ory and Marg Helgenberger Tease INTELLIGENCE

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Couldn’t make it to sunny San Diego for the annual pop culture confab that is Comic Con? Never fear… theTVaddict.com is here. Here that is with some fantastic video interviews courtesy of our West Coast Correspondents Tiffany Vogt, Jennifer Schadel, Genevieve Collins, and Sarah Stephens. All of whom risked life and limb to get you up close and personal with your favorite [or soon-to-be favorite] television talent. Case in point, this just shot interview with the stars of CBS’ spy-tastic new action adventure INTELLIGENCE, starring a few easy-on-the-eyes faces that fellow TV Addicts may be familiar with. Namely, LOST’s Josh Holloway, ONCE UPON A TIME’s Meghan Ory and CSI’s Marg Helgenberger! Each of whom do their best sales pitch on why you should tune in come February 24th, 2014. [Read more…]