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Changing Channels

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TV has jumped the shark! Networks and cable are out, Hulu and Netflix are in. That's changing the way television is produced, and how people are watching. Each week on WBEZ's Changing Channels, pop culture critics Leah Pickett, Britt Julious and Alison Cuddy watch TV and talk about its future.

TV has jumped the shark! Networks and cable are out, Hulu and Netflix are in. That's changing the way television is produced, and how people are watching. Each week on WBEZ's Changing Channels, pop culture critics Leah Pickett, Britt Julious and Alison Cuddy watch TV and talk about its future.
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Chicago, IL

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TV has jumped the shark! Networks and cable are out, Hulu and Netflix are in. That's changing the way television is produced, and how people are watching. Each week on WBEZ's Changing Channels, pop culture critics Leah Pickett, Britt Julious and Alison Cuddy watch TV and talk about its future.

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English

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Episodes

Easy Abby, Margaret Lyons and the Fall "Season"

9/5/2013
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How do you think Breaking Bad will end? Call our hotline (888) 915-9922 TV climate change! As the Fall TV season approaches, we wonder if the TV season even matters in the age of binge-viewing a full series over the weekend. We ask Vulture's TV Critic Margaret Lyons, will industry forces keep things the same, or is the season model a remnant of the past? And, we chat with Wendy Jo Carlton, writer/director of the hit Chicago-based web series "Easy Abby" about making TV for the web and...

Duration:00:57:32

Sudden death, tweeting TV & female anti-heroes

7/18/2013
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Should the show always go on? Following the death of Glee star Cory Monteith, Leah, Britt, and Allison ask whether a show can and should continue after an unexpected passing of a cast member. Plus, we dive into how Twitter changes the ways in which we interact with shows and reveal our favorite female anti-heroes on TV. Got a favorite female anti-hero of your own to share? Hit us up on Twitter @WBEZ #ChangingChannels.

Duration:00:32:33