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Connections: Debating The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

Was Seinfeld better than Breaking Bad? Was Cheers better than The Simpsons? And is binge watching going to permanently alter the quality and impact of great shows? A new book from two of the top critics in the country runs down the greatest shows, and why. It's called TV (The Book): Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time. One of the co-authors, Matt Zoller Seitz, won the Pultizer Prize for Criticism. He's coming to Western New York this week, but he joins us first:

  • Matt Zoller Seitz, television critic and author
  • Eric Grode, regular contributor to the New York Times culture section and director of the Goldring Arts Journalism Program at Syracuse University
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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.