6 Times TV Shows Tackled Real-Life Issues Perfectly
While so much of television can be full of fluff with no real meaning, it's refreshing and inspiring when a show tackles real and sometimes uncomfortable social issues. There are certain shows which don't shy away from our current social, political and economic climates, but face them head-on. For many viewers, it can be inspiring to see their stories get told. Here are six times we've seen some major real-life issues perfectly articulated on television.
1. Black Lives Matter on ...
NBC Sets Fall 2016 Premiere Dates: 'Blindspot' Gets 'AGT' Lead-In for Early Premiere
NBC is the first network to reveal its premiere dates for Fall 2016, kicking things off with the Blindspot season 2 premiere on Wednesday, September 14, boosted by the finale of America's Got Talent as a lead-in. The following week is when everything starts coming back, with NBC using its hit reality series The Voice as a lead-in for all three of the...
2016 People's Choice Award Nominees: 'Empire,' Shonda Rhimes Shows and More
The nominations for the 2016 People's Choice Awards are out,
with some of the biggest and most popular TV shows being recognized
in a multitude of categories.
Vying for the top prize of Favorite TV Show are the biggest
The Big Bang Theory, cable's biggest hits,
The Walking Dead and
Game of Thrones, as well as
NBC Sets Fall 2015 Premiere Dates for 'The Voice,' 'Heroes Reborn' and More
NBC is the latest network to announce its fall 2015 premiere
dates. Sunday Night Football will kick everything
off, along with Neil Patrick Harris' variety show (right
America's Got Talent) five days later. The rest of the
lineup will roll out over the course of two months,
Chicago Med in November.
Many of NBC's fall shows will premiere during the final full
week of September...
NBC's 2015-2016 Schedule: 'Heroes' Reboot on Thursdays
NBC is the first network to officially announce its schedule for Fall 2015. The line-up includes three new dramas, the return of Heroes, one new comedy and live episodes of the sitcom Undateable on Friday nights.
NBC is using its biggest hits to help launch its new dramas, with The Voice leading into new dramas ...
NBC Renews 'Night Shift,' 'Mysteries of Laura' and Live 'Undateable,' Orders 2 More New Dramas
NBC continues to make plans for the 2015-2016 TV season by renewing two sophomore shows that moved from summer to spring as well as renewing a freshman drama, and picking up two more new dramas, including one starring Wesley Snipes.
For the renewals, medical drama The Night Shift has been picked up for season 3. Debvra Messing's The Mysteries of Laura was also picked up for a second season. Th...
Casting Bits: Sarah Paulson Checks in to 'AHS: Hotel,' 'CSI' Star to 'Castle' and More
Sarah Paulson, no stranger to the American Horror Story franchise, has signed on to join other "Hotel" guests Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloe Sevigny. The news was shared via Twitter message from Executive Producer, Ryan Murphy: "Sarah Paulson is checking into "Hotel." And this season, she's the baddest bad girl of them all."
Paulson is definitely a favorite of Murphy...