Why Reboot TV Shows?

David Lynch, the creative force behind the cult-classic show Twin Peaks, has announced through Twitter that he is pulling out of the series’ reboot due to a lack of funding from Showtime. His departure from Twin Peaks reveals the reason that so many other show revivals end up being so underwhelming: they’re meant to attract the large amounts of residual fans without injecting any new …

The X-Files Returns

Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully will return to the small screen in a revival of the paranormal crime drama The X-Files. After some speculation, Fox has officially announced that the cult-classic’s comeback will be in the form of a six-part television event series with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their roles. Creator and executive producer Chris Carter calls the show’s absence “a 13-year …

Gentlemen’s Guide to Racing

No money, no cars, no sponsors—when amateurs race competitively on their own terms

by Katharine Erwin If you love Britain’s Top Gear and you like racing, The GGTR (Gentlemen’s Guide to Racing) may be your new favorite TV show. Helping to bring back chivalry in racing—or at least inject it with a healthy dose of humor—GGTR is reminiscent of the early days of the Dakar Rally, when dapper eccentrics took to the Sahara desert with class and drollery. …