Is The Wire better than Breaking Bad? Is Cheers better than Seinfeld?
What's the best high school show ever made? Why did Moonlighting really
fall apart? Was the Arrested Development Netflix season brilliant or
For twenty years-since they shared a TV column at Tony
Soprano's hometown newspaper-critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller
Seitz have been debating these questions and many more, but it all
ultimately boils down to this:
What's the greatest TV show ever?
That debate reaches an epic conclusion in TV (THE BOOK).
Sepinwall and Seitz have identified and ranked the 100 greatest scripted
shows in American TV history. Using a complex, obsessively all-
encompassing scoring system, they've created a Pantheon of top TV
shows, each accompanied by essays delving into what made these shows
great. From vintage classics like The Twilight Zone and I Love Lucy to
modern masterpieces like Mad Men and Friday Night Lights, from huge
hits like All in the Family and ER to short-lived favorites like Firefly and
Freaks and Geeks, TV (THE BOOK) will bring the triumphs of the small
screen together in one amazing compendium.
Sepinwall and Seitz's argument has ended. Now it's time for yours to