One could argue some of the best television over the years not only entertains but enlightens. Giving us a chance to escape into new worlds, allowing us to immerse ourselves through the characters and stories on screen. Then there are also the rare series blazing new trails, sparking conversations, and providing representation that perhaps didn’t exist before.
Brian Volk-Weiss is a producer, director, and overall TV aficionado. His hand has been in a wealth of projects including The Toys That Made Us, The Movies That Made Us, Behind the Attraction, The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek, and the recent series Icons Unearthed on VICE TV.
Long before breaking into the industry, the 46-year-old was inspired by the programs he consumed. Given his experience and credentials, we tasked Volk-Weiss to run down his list of the 10 most culturally influential shows of all time. Read on to see what he came up with…
— Foreward by Scott Fishman