‘It can unite a nation’: Guardian TV writers on why the small screen has prevailed
As the art form has come into its own in Covid-19, our writers reflect on surprise hits, what readers are watching, and how it’s evolving
TV has traditionally been seen as one of the poorer arts. Derided as something that’s on in between adverts, the prestige of the big screen simply didn’t apply to its smaller cousin. But those boundaries and prejudices – already beginning to fragment before the pandemic – have been shattered during Covid-19.