If 13 episodes in a row with Piper and Crazy Eyes sounds like your dream day, social scientists want to talk with you about your habits. Paul Schiraldi/NetFlix/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Paul Schiraldi/NetFlix/AP

British actor Idris Elba played Stringer Bell, second-in-command to Baltimore drug kingpin Avon Barksdale, in HBO's The Wire. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Donna Douglas as Elly May Clampett, lower right. Clockwise from upper left are Buddy Ebsen (as Jed Clampett), Nancy Kulp (as Jane Hathaway), Raymond Bailey (as Milburn Drysdale), Douglas, Max Baer Jr. (as Jethro Bodine) and Irene Ryan (as "Granny"). CBS/Landov hide caption

itoggle caption CBS/Landov

A new Manhattan studio joins YouTube Spaces in London, Tokyo and Los Angeles. Media analysts say YouTube hopes content produced there will ultimately get viewers to stay longer on the site. YouTube hide caption

itoggle caption YouTube

Thailand's Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, at the government house in Bangkok earlier this month. Prayuth, who seized power in May, has threatened to personally take over the writing of soap operas on Thai television. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Sakchai Lalit/AP

Sportvision uses helicopter and water-based platforms to superimpose the national flags of competing teams over broadcasts of the America's Cup sailing competitions. Courtesy of Sportvision hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of Sportvision

How could you not feel sorry for this guy? Vince Gilligan even admitted that he loaded up the Breaking Bad pilot with "reasons to give a damn about" Walter White. Doug Hyun/Courtesy of AMC hide caption

itoggle caption Doug Hyun/Courtesy of AMC

That flat screen can still be dangerous if it falls off the wall. iStockphoto.com hide caption

itoggle caption iStockphoto.com

Syrian soap opera Wilada min al-Khasira is incorporating current events into its storylines, including tough subjects such as torture and the detention of anti-government protesters. The third season of the popular show begins this week. Courtesy of Clacket Productions hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of Clacket Productions