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Top TV of the Decade: New Girl

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! In today’s feature, Holly Patrick takes a look at an arguably underrated sit-com, Zooey Deschanel’s New Girl… Good American sitcoms were hard to come by in the noughties. Then in 2011, Jess Day (Zooey Deschanel) moved into a loft with some strangers in Los Angeles. New Girl […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Deputy Opinion editor Jacob Fleming explores the cult-hit anime, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure… This popular manga written by Hirohiko Araki had received a number of poor film and TV adaptations before David Production released the rights to produce their own anime. With this, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: Parks and Recreation

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Our new Deputy Opinion Editor, Jacob Fleming, tells us why Mike Schur’s Parks and Recreation made his list… Unpopular Opinion: Parks and Recreation (Parks & Rec) is better than US rendition of The Office. Yeah, I said it. I am aware I’m cheating a little here, […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: The Trip

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Emma Morgan takes a look at Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan’s The Trip… Part sitcom, part travel programme, part restaurant review, The Trip is an unusual but engaging showcase of the talents of two of our best loved comedians. Beginning with a restaurant tour of the […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: Adventure Time

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! In this feature, Emma Reilly looks at the enduring, subversive Adventure Time… First airing on Cartoon Network in 2010 and airing its final episode in September 2018, Adventure Time is often seen as a nostalgic childhood favourite for many people, but also as a current favourite […]Read More

Dear Netflix: Minority-Led Shows can Reach the Majority

Animation has always been a source of joy for me. As someone with an overactive imagination and a longing to find the surreality within reality, I have always found that watching animation gave me a sense of belonging even in the most unfamiliar of territories. Often, the alien worlds of the cartoons I watch feel […]Read More

TV News: BAFTA TV 2019 Winners

Killing Eve reigns supreme at this year’s BAFTA TV awards, not only winning Best Drama, but with stars Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw each taking home their first BAFTA for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, respectively. Now if they’d only hurry up and release Series 2 in the UK! Another first win tonight for […]Read More

TV Review: Game of Thrones S8E2 – ‘A Knight of

The second episode of Game of Thrones’ final season was titled ‘A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,’ or – more aptly – The One Where Jaime Lannister Gave Fleabag’s Hot Priest A Run For His Money in the Contest For the Sexiest Delivery Of The Word “Kneel.” Booze, sex, tears and tenderness – surprisingly, we […]Read More

TV Review: Game of Thrones S8E1 – ‘Winterfell’

With the final season of the universally-loved Game of Thrones having kicked off on Sunday night to a record-breaking 18 million viewers on HBO alone, The Indiependent will be reviewing the episodes week by week, as we get closer to finding out who will grace the Iron Throne. The first episode of the last ever […]Read More

TV Review: Killing Eve

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Killing Eve is one of the most bingeable and satisfying shows seen in recent years. While the cat-and-mouse premise may not sound original, the blend of action and dark comedy as well as the complex relationship between the two female leads makes for a refreshing change.Read More

Celebrating Thirty Years of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’

 In 1988, Channel 4 commissioned a radio adaptation of the improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway. From then, magic was made, with comedians from both the UK and US establishing themselves with quick wit and whip-smart retorts. As the pilot episode celebrates its thirtieth anniversary, Sam Lambeth reflects on the show’s genius.Read More

The Best of Black Mirror

With the acclaimed satire anthology’s much anticipated fourth season out now on Netflix, we thought we’d look at some of the Indiependent writers’ favourite episodes so far, including some of those from this latest series. Here are five of the best according to the Indiependent:   Hang the DJ Black Mirror, a show about the […]Read More