16. The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks
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AMC has stumbled since they had their back-to-back successes with Breaking Bad and Mad Men. It might be that all they have to do to revitalize their programming is make shows as strong as their web content. Much of the web series content produced by big leaguers feels like the same fair that we see on cable already.
The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks does exactly what we would hope big-time players will do in the web space: experiment. From the film noir shooting style, to the piano-aided voice over, Banks brings something unique to the web landscape. It looks like this show might be an aborted experiment, as AMC has only produced three episodes to date, but we would like to see more content in this vein from premium cable players.