I lost track of Ugly Americans’ appeal at some point during its second half-season, mostly because I felt the show had lost track of itself. That first run of episodes in early 2010 set up a world where the bizarre and spectacular were amusingly mundane. And because all this weirdness was treated as just another day at the office, the smaller, more human flaws of the show’s characters could come to the fore.
The job of a showrunner seems to be the most vague-yet-obvious in all of TV. The name gives away that they run a show, but the meaning of that is impossible to figure out for anyone unwilling to do even the most cursory research. We... Read Post
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