TV Highlights 2017

The golden age of TV can longer be considered a period or a phase; the high standards that were established by the cream of the crop at the turn of the century have spread and every year the quantity of high quality output increases. As a medium it has surpassed cinema and in 2017 there was plenty of original television content distributed through big screens in living rooms, laptops and mobile devices.

For many years since the new age, some of the best of the comedy came through well developed characters in long running dramas, with laugh out loud moments in West Wing, Twin Peaks, The Sopranos and still in Game of Thrones. But following on from the best thing on 2016 being a comedy with a dramatic thread through its centre, with the BBC’s Fleabag, so it was again in 2017 with the second season of Netflix’s Master of None. Continue reading…