From Slate: “The show’s model will include 30-minute episodes that will air on HBO’s cable channel, with shorter, more frequent updates on HBO Now and HBO Go. Stewart has been working with cloud graphics company Otoy to develop an animation process that will allow him to work quickly enough to comment ‘in real time’ on current events.”
Dr. Elizabeth Alsop discusses so-called “quality” television’s seeming predilection for “punitive pulp.” A worthwhile read.
Here actor Clive Owen discusses “The Knick” and his conversion to television. An interesting (though well worn at this point) invocation of the taste hierarchies and distinctions between film/tv of yore.