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How Television Without Pity Helped Create 'Contemporary TV Culture'

NBCUniversal's recent killing of TV recap website Television Without Pity, including all of its archives, "feels like a heartless, shortsighted move... but even if TWoP itself disappears, there's no way for its long reach ever will," writes Margaret Lyons. "TWoP helped create contemporary TV culture as we know it." Lyons explains further how "TWoP certainly popularized the recap concept — which is now utterly pervasive across entertainment-based and general-interest sites — but it also introduced a new vein of what TV coverage entails."

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