TV Club: UnREAL’s fake and real shows both kick it up a notch for a new season
There is absolutely nothing else on TV like UnREAL. There’s practically nothing on TV right now anyway, giving you virtually no reason not to be watching Lifetime’s game-changing, Peabody Award-winning series as it kicks off its season two.
UnREAL’s first season took most by surprise: The cable channel that brought you Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? (and is about to bring you another one) somehow offered one of the most innovative new dramas on TV. It helped that series vet Marti Noxon (Buffy, Mad Men, she’s on kind of a streak right now with Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce over on Bravo as well) is behind the scenes, undoubtedly pulling strings as well as uber-producer Quinn herself.
Which leads us to the conundrum faced by both UnREAL and the fictional show it features, Everlasting: How can they top the exemplary craziness of last season? Everlasting featured …