Season finale review: White Collar, “Judgment Day”

As I was watching last night’s White Collar season finale, I just wanted to re-link to the piece I wrote about the series six weeks ago. “Judgment Day” embodied most of the things that make White Collar so great: The plots twists and turns didn’t exist just because it was a finale, they instead worked … Continue reading Season finale review: White Collar, “Judgment Day”

Character depth welcome: On why White Collar is far and away USA Network’s best series

You may or may not know this, but I am in the midst of completing my MA thesis on USA Network and the “Characters Welcome” brand campaign (among other things). I say this to point out that I have spent a good deal of time with USA Network’s slate of programming over the past year … Continue reading Character depth welcome: On why White Collar is far and away USA Network’s best series

White Collar, “Withdrawal”

I really enjoy White Collar. I watched every episode last season, most of them live. I think Matthew Bomer and Tim DeKay are fantastic together. But the series clumsily handled both its mid-season and season finales last year, making me wonder if it should just drop any major mythology and simply focus on fun cases, the leads' … Continue reading White Collar, “Withdrawal”