Golden Age of Television

Dec 26, 2017


 This is a rebroadcast of an earlier show (Aug 16); no calls will be taken.

Whether it’s "The Simpsons," "The Wire," "Breaking Bad," "M*A*S*H," "Cheers" or "Downton Abby," we all have a favorite TV series. Which do you think was number one? The authors of TV-The Book, join us to discuss their rankings of the greatest televisions shows of all time. We’ll also discuss the current crop of programs on cable and streaming platforms.

Guests:  Matt Zoller Seitz is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Wes Anderson Collection.  He has been a journalist, critic, and filmmaker for nearly 25 years, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism.  He is the TV critic for New York Magazine and  He is also editor-in-chief and lead film critic of

Alan Sepinwall has been writing about television for close to 20 years. Formerly a TV critic for Newark’s Star-Ledger, he currently writes the popular blog “What’s Alan Watching” on He’s the author of The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever.