Pop Rocks

Pop Rocks: The Seven Emerging Genres of 2014 Fall TV Shows

Like all forms of entertainment, television can get locked into some patterns. Often times, those simply follow what has been successful recently. And while you might think that means cop shows and hospital dramas, that isn't always the case. This new fall season, as it turns out, is virtually devoid of doctors. Sure it has a bunch of crime series, but not all cop shows.

It certainly does follow some very specific and obvious trends, however. Some of them are recent, some old as TV itself and others are brand new. Let's take a look.

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Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
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