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Posted Thursday 12/07/17 at 4:46AM EST
Read an excerpt from the proposed Sex and the City spinoff pilot Berger
A pair of TV writers churned out a pilot script focusing on Ron Livingston’s character Jack Berger, who famously broke up with Carrie Bradshaw via Post-It note.
Posted Tuesday 10/17/17 at 11:32PM EDT
Generation X’s tendency to be grouchy is perfectly encapsulated on Better Things and Loudermilk
"Lately we seem adept but boring," Hank Stuever says of the TV portrayal of him and his fellow Gen-Xers. Pamela Adlon's FX dramedy and the Ron Livingston's new Audience Network dramedy, on the other hand, both “feature main characters who each offer unapologetic expressions of Generation X in a state of grumpy, middle-aged dissatisfaction,” says Stuever. “Too many of TV’s Gen-X characters are seen as icy, hypercapable bosses (see 48-year-old Anne Heche as an intelligence officer who remote-commands a special-ops outfit in NBC’s The Brave), working overtime to prevent chaos (50-year-old Kiefer Sutherland as a conspiracy-plagued U.S. president in ABC’s Designated Survivor; 51-year-old Téa Leoni as an overworked diplomat on CBS’s Madam Secretary; 40-year-old Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in ABC’s Scandal), or, once in a while, serving as master manipulators (48-year-old Christian Slater in USA’s Mr. Robot).”