Television used to be formulaic. Today, it’s the best gig around. We examine the explosion of high quality TV, from The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men, and talk with the creator of HBO’s True Detective.
In a HBO's hit series "True Detective" is an uncanny blend of police procedural and metaphysical inquiry, set in the Louisiani bayous. Creator and writer Nic Pizzolatto gives Steve Paulson the backstory.
Is "Husbands" the future of television? The Internet show is billed as the first marriage equality sitcom. Creators Brad Bell and Jane Espenson explain how it fits in the long tradition of comedies fostering social change.
Kevin Powers has spent the last decade reflecting on his experiences as a machine gunner in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. He talks about his new poetry collection "Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting."