It seems that since the beginning of television’s history, shows have come out with “Halloween specials” and already scary shows elevate their ‘scare factor’ and become even scarier. The definition of what is “scary” changes all the time. Let’s take a look at the history of horror on TV.
Teenagers aren’t taken seriously, but it’s about time the shows we watch are. Here’s TV Wasteland’s nominees for the Teen Emmys.
Queer representation in the media is not hard to achieve when created and curated by queer people. Queer characters will always be more accurate to our community when created by LGBTQ+ writers. We need queer representation in the writer’s room so we don’t see caricatures of queer people on our screens.
Everyone has a story itching to be told. In light of the recent rise of anti-Asian hate crimes, this article aims to be a collection of authentically told Asian stories. By sharing our experiences, we hope to showcase the diversity in the Asian community and enable accurate and holistic representation. Enjoy a few stories from members of the Dear Asian Youth and TV Wasteland community.
In honor of Women's History Month, TV Wasteland partnered with a staff writer (Caitlyn Mason) from She Persists, an organization dedicated to sharing the feminist perspective on various topics. Check out Mason's op-ed below on her opinion on the Oscars' lack of diversity in their winners.
More Gaang content?! Can't wait!
At ViacomCBS' investor presentation this year, Paramount announced it would be remaking the two iconic Nickelodeon cartoons into live-action shows. You can watch the remakes on CBS All Access.
Netflix's "See What's Next Korea" event is a time for Korean entertainment executives to collaborate with Netflix and announce/promote new Korean-based content. During this year's See What's Next Korea event, the streaming service announced it would be spending $500 million dollars on Korean-based content. Minyoung Kim, Netflix's VP content for Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia and … Continue reading Netflix will spend $500 Million Dollars on creating Korean films and TV shows
In honor of Black History Month, TV Wasteland has partnered with Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA)'s Black Student Union to compile a list of Black TV shows. Check out their list of shows and respective commentary below:
Autumn de Wilde's "Emma." (2020) meets 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen in this novel-to-series adaptation of "The Duke and I" by Julia Quinn.