peak TV

peak TV

The period of proliferation of TV shows in the late 2010s resulting in a multitude of quality programs across streaming, cable, and broadcast platforms. The phrase, attributed to CEO of FX Networks John Landgraf, originally referred to the seeming unsustainability of such a large number of shows. It's peak TV, and I'm actively watching eight different shows, not including the ones I want to watch but don't have time to!
See also: peak, TV
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Television shows are no exception, and the power of set design is a contributing factor to why we're currently living in the age of "Peak TV."
Over the past decade, though, the network's fortunes have fallen, and like many award shows, the VMAs haemorrhaged viewers in an era of peak TV and streaming.
England's 2-1 semi-final defeat against the United States at this summer's Women's World Cup in France was, according to the BBC, watched by a peak TV audience of 11.7million - a UK record figure for women's football.
The BBC reports that the game attracted a peak TV audience of 9.6m.
But "Good Omens" is the latest show in the so-called era of peak TV to push creative boundaries -- it's non-linear, with lots of dark twists, and a dizzying array of subplots, brought to life by major A-listers.
The forum was moderated by Ashley Russo of The PEAK TV, a health and wellness program on WFMZ Channel 69.
The entire sophomore season will be simulcast on AMC--with identical ad loads on both networks--a move that more cable networks are making as they look to woo audiences amid the Peak TV glut.
It premiered last spring in one of those frequent basement floods of peak TV, seeming at first to be just one more psychological crime drama set in London.
It's the 41-year-old Canning Town lad, however, who often makes the unrelentingly bicker-filled Walford-set soap bearable, and removed from its misery-filled covered market he suddenly transforms into peak TV viewing.
Forget arguments about when and how peak TV will peak.
Remarkably, this spinoff from what is widely regarded as one of the peaks of "peak TV" -- "Breaking Bad" -- looks like it may actually come close to eclipsing the dizzy heights reached by its parent show.
The risk, however, is that we reach "peak TV" and demand declines in the medium term.
A PEAK TV audience of 14.1million saw England book their place in the World Cup knockout stage with Sunday's 6-1 win over Panama.
This is a time of "peak TV," where every major company believes it should own a video-streaming service and is scouring the world for content.
* Jeffrey Oberman suggests that with a proliferation of new streaming services, the era of "Peak TV" may be ending.