The Leftovers (Reheated): Examining the Layering of Story
and Character Archetypes in the Television Drama Series:
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2019 - 3. Writing for Cinema, Writing for Television
We are now in an era where fictional television storytelling is a dominant and commanding screen form, which has perhaps finally evaded its historical position as secondary to cinema. There has been a significant influx of long-form fictional content to the small screen internationally since HBO series such as Sex and The City, Six Feet Under and The Sopranos heralded a shift in the television world order. Yet critics and scholars have been grappling with the terms through which they discuss the intricacies of this long form craft, shifting between notions of contemporary, complex and the more subjective; quality. ..