The Revolution Was TelevisedNPR coverage of The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers And Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever by Alan Sepinwall. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
The Sopranos. Oz. The Wire. Deadwood. The Shield. Lost. Buffy the Vampire Slayer. 24. Battlestar Galactica. Friday Night Lights. Mad Men. Breaking Bad. These 12 shows, and the many more they made possible, ushered in a new golden age of television — one that made people take the medium more seriously than ever before. The Revolution Was Televised is the story of these 12 shows, as told by Sepinwall and the people who made them.