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Connections: Are sitcoms dying?

Mar 27, 2018

Are sitcoms dying? As TV habits continue to change, viewers are moving further away from appointment viewing and the days of “Must-See TV.” But with the return of shows like Will & Grace, Roseanne, and others, could the sitcom be making a comeback? Or is the format back, but are we watching it in different ways?

We discuss the future of TV viewing with our guests:

  • Todd Sodano, associate professor of media and communication, and director of the Film and Television Studies Program at St. John Fisher College
  • Katie Libby, freelance writer and pop culture enthusiast
  • Juan Vazquez, digital engagement facilitator for WXXI News
  • Joy Press, author of Stealing the Show
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