The Sopranos

9 TV shows developed from abandoned movie scripts

Louisa Mellor Feature
Aug 10, 2015

Before they became TV shows, Mad Men, ER, The Following, Glee and others were just more of Hollywood's unmade movie scripts…

David Chase breaks silence on Sopranos' final scene

Tony Sokol News
Apr 15, 2015

David Chase has broken down The Sopranos final scene in an extended interview...

Why Netflix's Lilyhammer deserves a season 4 renewal

Jamie Andrew Feature
Mar 19, 2015

Lilyhammer's 'gangster on the lam in a remote Norwegian town' story is a quirky, comic gem that richly deserves a fourth season...

Banshee: why great pulp TV doesn't need prestige

Gabriel Bergmoser Feature
Feb 9, 2015

Cinemax's ace, underrated Banshee may not be labelled 'quality' TV, but it's all the more fun for wearing its pulp heart on its sleeve...

It’s A Wonderful Life: the odd places it's turned up

Louisa Mellor Feature
Dec 15, 2015

Clips of It’s A Wonderful Life appear in all sorts of TV shows and films, some predictable Christmas fare and some you might not expect…

Would a Sopranos prequel series work?

Jamie Andrew Feature
Nov 11, 2014

Sopranos fan Jamie debates the merits of a prequel series documenting the years before Tony Soprano rose to power...

The art of the episode title

Michael Noble Feature
Sep 1, 2014

Some TV episode titles have a beauty and charm of their own. Michael celebrates an overlooked art...

Den Of Geek Book Club: Wiseguy: Life In A Mafia Family

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Aug 1, 2014

This month's film and TV non-fiction book selection is Nicholas Pileggi's renowned Mafia crime biography, Wiseguy...

Game Of Thrones becomes HBO's most popular show

Simon Brew News
Jun 6, 2014

Game Of Thrones overtakes The Sopranos to give HBO its biggest ratings in its history.

2013: the year in TV

Michael Noble Feature
Dec 30, 2013

Killers, gangsters, liars and drug dealers, it's been a good year for the bad guy. Here's our take on 2013 in TV...