This new blog series will cover the history and development of the horror genre in television from the 1950s through to contemporary series. Each blog post will cover three different TV series, each representing a different iteration of the genre.

Horror TV History: Censorship, Anxiety, and the Cold War

Neoliberalism Ate My Democracy, Or 1980s and 90s Cult TV

Murder Will Out: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Teenage Cynicism

Is There Blood In My Hair?: True Blood, Supernatural, and Interpretations of Crisis

Catching Up: TV Horror Meets Cinematic Horror

The Surveillance State Just Won’t Quit: Control, Time, and Horror TV 2014-Present


Image Credit: 20th Century Fox Television © 1999



Author: Geneveive Newman