Articles Tagged 'Orange is the New Black'

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How TV Shows Change From the Books That Inspired Them

TV increasingly emulates movie production values, and tonight’s (April 19) premiere of The Night Manager on AMC is no exception. A lush six-part spy thriller, it’s got critics comparing it to a Bond film, not to mention tipping its star Tom Hiddleston as a potential new 007. And as TV becomes more ambitious, its showrunners […]

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If American TV Shows Were Remade for Britain

In the magpie world of TV, hot new ideas for TV shows scoot across the Atlantic in both directions all the time. For every show that started in the U.K. and became something else in the U.S. (The Office, Sanford and Son), there are just as many that started as a bright idea in an […]

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Brit Binge Watching: If You Like ‘Orange is the New Black’ …

Brits have been binging on ITV’s Bad Girls since 1999. The female prison show aired for eight seasons and is so popular it’s still airing in re-runs. These days, people just can’t get enough of the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, which is based on writer Piper Kerman‘s memoir about her own experiences in prison. If you’re itching to watch […]