The Law of TV Averages in Show Scores

The Law of TV Averages in Show Scores

June 23, 2021 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Percentages, averages, and a slower growth on show scores gives us an answer of where to see representation on US TV.

Negative Growth Continues

Negative Growth Continues

April 28, 2021 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

It’s time again to peek at the growth of representation, and take into account some harsher-than-desired facts.

Finding Hope in A Year of Unbalanced TV

Finding Hope in A Year of Unbalanced TV

April 14, 2021 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The past is coming back to get us through the pandemic, but there will be a cost to content quality.

New Feature: Time Between Death

New Feature: Time Between Death

December 23, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The year is coming to an end, and we are always moving forward with data representation.

Historical Primetime Popularity

Historical Primetime Popularity

November 18, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

As hard as it is to collect proper data, we’re making a go at figuring out if queer content make your show popular.

Fake News and Popularity

Fake News and Popularity

November 11, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Determining what is and is not popular is not as easy as looking at a list, due to the uncertain nature of the data sources.

The Relationship of Growth and Death

The Relationship of Growth and Death

November 4, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Understanding the growth (and decline) of characters on air, and how that relates to the number of character deaths

The Disproportionate Collapse of Peak TV

The Disproportionate Collapse of Peak TV

October 28, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The shows hit hardest by cancellations are the ones we need the most.

New Feature: Characters (and Shows) Per Year

New Feature: Characters (and Shows) Per Year

October 21, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Want to know how many characters are on air in a given year? Want to see how well your favourite TV station is doing? We have more stats for you!

2020 By The Numbers

2020 By The Numbers

October 7, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

It’s starting to look like 2020 will be a bloodbath for cancelled shows.

TV Statistics in the Time of Pandemics

TV Statistics in the Time of Pandemics

April 29, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

It’s difficult to guess at anything for the rest of 2020, but we can say that this season has started out strong.

The Viability of Queer Female Led Series

The Viability of Queer Female Led Series

February 5, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Representation isn’t just how many characters are on air, but how many characters lead shows. The numbers aren’t good.