Lore proves podcasts can inspire disturbingly effective TV /Link
Podcasts have become a new kind of go-to for producers and studios looking for material to adapt for television. The built-in serialized structure of something like Homecoming (soon to be a series from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail) or even StartUp (reimagined as the upcoming ABC sitcom Alex, Inc.) make them perfect vehicles. These shows have already demonstrated an ability to grab an audience and hold onto it, week after week, in the exact same way a successful TV series needs to.
This week — on Friday the 13th, no less — Amazon Prime Video is taking its latest television swing with Lore, an anthology series adapted from Aaron Mahnke’s podcast of the same name. For more than two years, Lore the podcast has been creeping listeners out...
Published on 13 Oct 2017 at 01:15PM