Merrill Barr
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Merrill Barr

Merrill Barr is an on again, off again contributor to Screen Invasion, and can be found all across the blogosphere at various outlets writing about television.

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There’s a lot to be said for the last decade in television. We got counter-terrorists, islands, clones, meth cooks, zombies, ad executives, motorcycle outlaws and 12 year old kings, but, most importantly, the last decade of television saw the rise of one key figure, the anti-hero, and the shining example

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By Merrill Barr Sheriff Stalinski is Teen Wolf‘s loveable guy. You just want him to succeed, and know the truth. Well, that want was fulfilled with the end of season 3A, and actor Linden Ashby had some things to say on the subject. “You have a moral obligation to go back

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By Merrill Barr Of everything I got to go behind the scenes on at New York Comic-Con this year, Showrunners was by far my most anticipated. The documentary project, which first gained notice with a trailer in 2011, takes a look at the new face of the television scene: the showrunners. The

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By Merrill Barr Dylan O’Brien is, without argument, the breakout star of MTV’s supernatural drama Teen Wolf. From the first table read, everyone in the cast and crew knew he was going to be the next big thing, and everyone who tuned in for the first airing of the pilot knew

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By Merrill Barr Last year’s New York Comic-Con had a force dropped upon it that no one was prepared for. That force was not created by the hands of Marvel or DC. No, this force came from source everyone underestimated. That source is named MTV, and that force is named

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By Merrill Barr Following the success of their Hannibal adaptation, NBC wants to continue the trend of “basic cable shows on network television,” and their latest attempt, Dracula surely fits into that category – though, I question what the point is supposed to be. I was never sold on the idea of a Dracula

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Teen Wolf without a doubt has become a true sensation for both MTV and cult television. Despite having its origins rooted in an only now liked Michael J. Fox horror/comedy, the show has grown into its own. In no small way thanks to its creator/show runner Jeff Davis and star

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