Skylar Baker-Jordan

Skylar Baker-Jordan is a freelance writer with expertise in British and American politics and pop cultures. His work has appeared at The Independent, Huff Post UK, Salon, and elsewhere. He currently resides in Tennessee with his dog, Jackson Montgomery, and his cat, Erica Kane—both named after the iconic super-couple from All My Children.
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The Wonder Years (2021)

Fans of the original show will love the familiar premise, while new viewers will enjoy the chemistry of the cast and the hilarity of the writing.

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How SNL’s Bowen Yang Earned His Historic Emmy Nomination and Why He Should Win

Bowen Yang has proven his chops on Saturday Night Live, so his Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor came as no surprise. What should be equally obvious to viewers and members of the Television Academy alike is that he deserves to win.

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Emmy Watch: PEN15 Elevates the Awkward Teen Comedy

In all its embarrassing glory and inadvertent hilarity, PEN15 shows us what it is to be a teenager—specifically a teenage girl–and reminds us that those days are not so far behind us.

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Will All My Children Ever Return to ABC? Fans Remain Hopeful

Sometimes, I go back to Pine Valley. I can smell the perfumes, floral and feminine, as I walk through Lacey’s Department Store. I can hear the rhythmic thumping of techno coming from ConFusion Night Club. I can taste the flaky and decadent banana pancakes at BJ’s. And through it all, I see the faces of

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Beautiful Thing and the Importance of LGBTQ Representation

As much about a class as it is about sexuality, Beautiful Thing bucked tradition by focusing on working class teens coming out. Even now, 25 years after its release, it is an intersection rarely depicted on-screen.

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Celebrate Pride with this LGBTQ Watch List

With an explosion in representation over the past decade, coupled with the advent of streaming, LGBTQ audiences are spoiled for choice in a way we never were before.

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American Housewife and Its Fans Deserved More

After five seasons, ABC’s secretly subversive sitcom got the ax last week, disappointing fans who weren’t ready to say goodbye to the Ottos.

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The End of Kim’s Convenience is a Loss for TV Culture at Large

As one of the few shows to center around an Asian family, Kim’s Convenience broke barriers and was a big step forward in representation and diversity on North American television. Is there hope after its cancellation?

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The Best Shows to Watch on BritBox

From classic comedies and period dramas to current events and breaking news coverage, BritBox is truly a sampling of the best of British television.

Skylar Baker-Jordan

Skylar Baker-Jordan is a freelance writer with expertise in British and American politics and pop cultures. His work has appeared at The Independent, Huff Post UK, Salon, and elsewhere. He currently resides in Tennessee with his dog, Jackson Montgomery, and his cat, Erica Kane—both named after the iconic super-couple from All My Children.
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Best of Fall TV 2021

Although we may be living in an age of non-stop new streaming content releases, there’s still something special about the fall TV season. Just as you can count on leaves changing colors, the air turning cooler, and pumpkin spice appearing in everything, you can look forward to fall as a time for a fresh wave

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The Wonder Years (2021)

Fans of the original show will love the familiar premise, while new viewers will enjoy the chemistry of the cast and the hilarity of the writing.

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Love on the Spectrum

A charming docu-series that educates viewers on what it means to be on the Autism spectrum, Love on the Spectrum is also a testament to the universal power of love.

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The Bold Type

The Bold Type centers female friendship and takes on many of the issues facing young women today, but it doesn’t leave out the escapism and the fun.

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye

As silly as Tammy Faye Bakker seemed on the surface, behind the layers of make-up and over-the-top TV persona was a strong, resilient woman, someone whose story sheds light on the growing power and greed of mass-marketed evangelicals.

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Who’s Likely to Win – and Who Could Upset – This Year’s Emmy Awards?

Who’s likely to win — and who could upset — this year’s Emmy Awards.

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Sex Education

This hilarious and endearing teen dramedy will pull at your heartstrings and also make you burst out laughing. You may even learn a bit about sex and relationships.

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International Teen Shows to Stream after Sex Education

Thanks to the miracle of streaming, there is now a whole bevy of international teen shows to watch, focusing on issues that are both universal and unique to their country of origin.

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AlRawabi School for Girls

AlRawabi School for Girls is a binge-worthy teen drama that is not only well written, but features a stellar cast of newcomers. While the plot is fairly universal, the insight it offers into Jordanian culture is what makes it stand out.

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Best of Fall TV 2021

Although we may be living in an age of non-stop new streaming content releases, there’s still something special about the fall TV season. Just as you can count on leaves changing colors, the air turning cooler, and pumpkin spice appearing in everything, you can look forward to fall as a time for a fresh wave

Read More »
Featured Image

The Wonder Years (2021)

Fans of the original show will love the familiar premise, while new viewers will enjoy the chemistry of the cast and the hilarity of the writing.

Featured Image

Love on the Spectrum

A charming docu-series that educates viewers on what it means to be on the Autism spectrum, Love on the Spectrum is also a testament to the universal power of love.

Featured Image

The Bold Type

The Bold Type centers female friendship and takes on many of the issues facing young women today, but it doesn’t leave out the escapism and the fun.

Featured Image

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

As silly as Tammy Faye Bakker seemed on the surface, behind the layers of make-up and over-the-top TV persona was a strong, resilient woman, someone whose story sheds light on the growing power and greed of mass-marketed evangelicals.

Featured Image

Who’s Likely to Win – and Who Could Upset – This Year’s Emmy Awards?

Who’s likely to win — and who could upset — this year’s Emmy Awards.

Featured Image

Sex Education

This hilarious and endearing teen dramedy will pull at your heartstrings and also make you burst out laughing. You may even learn a bit about sex and relationships.

Featured Image

International Teen Shows to Stream after Sex Education

Thanks to the miracle of streaming, there is now a whole bevy of international teen shows to watch, focusing on issues that are both universal and unique to their country of origin.

Featured Image

AlRawabi School for Girls

AlRawabi School for Girls is a binge-worthy teen drama that is not only well written, but features a stellar cast of newcomers. While the plot is fairly universal, the insight it offers into Jordanian culture is what makes it stand out.

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