My Immortal Loves… Gone Too Soon

By T. Mack

Beautiful ImmortalsI have a soft spot for television shows with immortal, male protagonists. I really enjoy the characters who are old-fashioned romantics of an impossible age. They are dark, brooding, solitary and cautious. They either avoid romantic entanglements or are forced to leave out a lot of personal information due to the complicated nature of their lives. They always have a single confidante who knows all their secrets and regrets. As a day job, they tend to fight crime. I hold in my heart a special affection for three particular shows featuring such characters. Each one managed to live only a single season on television. Their cancellations broke my heart. However, they live on, immortal in my memory.

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Geek News: ALANA DE LA GARZA IS BACK ON MY TV THIS FALL! (“Yay!” & “Squeee!”)

By T. Mack

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My heart broke back in May when news hit that one of my favorite new shows of the 2014-15 season would not receive renewal. I was slightly (or possibly a lot more than slightly) devastated to learn that there would be no more Forever, the CBS show about an immortal man and his quest to understand his condition. But the TV gods have now sent a gift for the Fall to help soothe the pain of loss. Her name is Alana De La Garza!

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