(Answered) HUMN303N Week 7 Discussion: TV as Art


HUMN303N Introduction to Humanities

Initial Post Instructions
Many people would say that the 1999 premier of The Sopranos was a turning point in the development of television as an art form. Choose a television or streaming show that you feel perpetuates the idea that television is indeed a form of art. For the initial post, address the following:

  • Include the name of the show and the director.
  • Explain why you think this program is art.
  • What impact does the example have on viewers’ lives?
  • What were some influences of this work?
  • Include a statement from an actor, director, or critic of the program that supports your points.


For this week’s discussion, I cannot help but ask myself what art. is. I understand art is to be anything that one does with an aesthetic or communicative purpose; anything that one uses to express their emotions, ideas, or even worldview. We certainly have a lot of television and streaming shows that qualify as art. I would argue that the show, Game of Thrones by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, is art. The show first aired in 2011 and run until 2019 with 8 seasons. Every scene, every episode, and every season involved a lot of creativity. Basically, the series is set in the medieval era. ……please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5