Twin Peaks雙峰、Sex and City慾望城市、The Sopranos黑道家族、The Wire火線重案組、House M.D. 豪斯醫生、How I Met Your Mother老爸老媽的浪漫史、Mad Men廣告狂人、Breaking Bad絕命毒師、Girls女孩我最大、Houses of Cards紙牌屋、True Detective無間警探……如果你都看過這些風靡全球的電視影集，這本書必須成為你的錦囊之物。
Binge watching. The trendsetters and triumphs of the TV boom. Their names are Walter White, Birgitte Nyborg and Don Draper and they are the stars of a cultural revolution. In the last decade, shows like Breaking Bad, Borgen and Mad Men have toppled cinema from its leading position in the popular culture universe and ushered in a whole new level of small screen excellence and appreciation. With ambition to tear down the barriers around commercial television networks such as HBO, AMC, and ABC have launched a new era of cinematic narrative, while cable TV networks, DVDs, and the Internet have brought about new, flexible ways of watching and engaging. Global fan communities devour episode after episode, season after season, independently of programs and broadcasting schedules and probe the multiple levels of meaning in their favorite series in blogs, fan groups and online forums. Alongside a wealth of stills, this overview of the TV revolution presents the most important and successful series of recent years from David Lynch's groundbreaking masterpiece Twin Peaks to current highlights like Game of Thrones, Girls and House of Cards. Who were the trendsetters? What inspired the creators? You can find all of the facts about authors and actors, influences and backgrounds, sequels and spin-offs. You can learn something new about your favorite shows, and about those you're still to discover.