Overview of Postmodern Television
Television and movies represent the pinnacle of mass-produced American culture and exhibit many of the Postmodern motifs shared by other art forms. Below you will find a description of the most significant themes and examples of related television shows.
|Tongue-in-cheek rehashes and tributes to classic pop culture
|In the ever competitive battle for viewers, television caters to the basest and shallowest impulses to get attention
|Self-referential mockumentaries, shows about shows, and fake news
|Bizarre, eclectic searches for the unknown involving spirituality, philosophy and technology
|Postmodern realities blur the lines between good and evil, black and white, for both characters and viewers