Trump himself hosted the show in November 2015, amid much controversy and calls for SNL to "#DumpTrump" over the candidate's perceived racial bias.
It's 2016 and the concept of "the procedural" still scares away many TV viewers. Even the word itself is a modern deplorable among those who consider themselves above the supposed simple pleasures of a show that examines a standalone, open-and-shut case each week. Yet, while most people would rightfully refer to Blindspot as a procedural, the show continues to be a great example of how you can do compelling, mostly character-based storytelling within the confines of that familiar framework.
This episode -- the spectacularly titled "Hero Fears Imminent Rot" -- definitely provided a case of the week, and an amusing one at that. Guys were detonating bombs in New York City and announcing them via pre-scheduled tweets! I know it was supposed to be very serious given that the bombings were done in the name of revenge over some deadly weapons tests, but c'mon: scheduled tweets! Patterson basically hacked Hootsuite ...Read more