The Top 5 Spring Break TV Episodes

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Editorial, Feature, Featured Article, Television | 0 comments

It’s almost that time of year again, when college students flock to the beach to enjoy a brief respite from the rigors of school. Because of the popularity of this age-old tradition, many television shows have ventured into spring break territory, often with hilarious results.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Poptimal! TV Specials to Watch

Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 in Editorial, Featured Article, Television | 0 comments

Happy Thanksgiving, Poptimal readers! We have a lot to be thankful for this year in the realm of television.

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Who Do You Think You Are?: Q&A with Executive Producer Lisa Kudrow

Posted by on Feb 25, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Recently, I had the chance to sit in on a Q&A conference call with Lisa Kudrow. You probably know her from her extensive film and TV career as an actress—we all loved Phoebe on Friends, right?—but with NBC’s series, Who Do You Think You Are?, which is now in a third season, Kudrow has stepped behind the camera as an executive producer.

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TV Supercouples: Who They Are and How They Work

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in feature overlay, Television | 46 comments

Back in the seventies, a new term was coined – “supercouple.” It began as a reference to soap opera pairings – those couples that no matter how many times they broke up and reunited – would always be “destined” for each other. But what does “supercouple” mean outside of the soap opera? And do they still exist?

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Giving Thanks: A Commentary on Television's Offerings

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011 in feature overlay, Television | 0 comments

Thanksgiving, the holiday of overeating, hanging out with family and friends, and watching football, is upon us. But really, it’s the day...

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