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Best TV Of 2017: 'Bates Motel,' 'GoT,' 'Alias Grace,' 'Reign' & More

Another year of quality television has come and gone, and thankfully, there was no shortage of top-notch programming. There were costume dramas that thrilled with edge-of-your-seat danger and beautiful costuming. Action dramas that provided riveting intrigue. While long-running series bid television a fond and “bittersweet” farewell.

10 Top Costume Dramas: Part II

This list of top costume dramas continues with the final installment of this list. Two queens, a princess, and lots of romance comprise the series listed below. Find out which period pieces made the list and where to stream them. To read Part I, click here.

Completing the list, in no particular order, are 5 more costume dramas that are definitely worth watching.

Top 10 Most-Read Posts of July 2017

Promo posters for The White Princess, The OA and Game of Thrones
Take a break from the summer heat with this breezy recap of July’s top 10 most-read posts on Eclectic Pop. Between movie reviews, television features, and reaction to the 2017 Emmy nominations; there was no shortage of entertainment to cover. 

When it came to popular topics, “Game of Thrones” continued its enduring reign. While the Netflix original “The OA” came on strong with its Writing About debut. So which post topped the Top 10? Continue reading to find out.

The 2017 Emmy Nominations' Most Heartbreaking Snubs

Bates Motel, The White Princess, Reign were among the most heartbreaking 2017 Emmy snubs
Another year of Emmy nominations can only mean one thing: another year of snubs. The 2017 Emmy nominations proved to be no exception. It was an especially brutal year for retiring series and departing actors' final performances. As the 2017 Emmy nominations marked their last chance to be recognized.

With “Game of Thrones” voluntarily out of the running, there was room for other series to make their mark. For long-time readers of Eclectic Pop, the well-known favorites depressingly ignored are easy to guess. Nevertheless, these are the Emmy snubs that have been the hardest to process.

Writing About: Why 'The White Princess' Deserved Emmy Nominations + Burning Qs

Promotional Portraits of Henry VII (Jacob Collins-Levy), Lizzie (Jodie Comer) and The Boy (Patrick Gibson) for The White Princess
Even though “The White Princess” went off the air in early June, there has been a lot of follow-up coverage to delve into. While fans await official word on whether or not Starz will green-light a follow-up to Season 1, these three features may help you endure the wait.

Whether it was making the case for "The White Princess" to be nominated for its share of 2017 Emmys, or wading through the burning questions posed by the series' Twitter account, "The White Princess" has provided a wealth of inspiration. This is what I have been writing about “The White Princess” on the Inquisitr. The links to read are in blue.

Writing About: 'The White Princess' Theories, Reviews + Finale Twists


Writing About - The White Princess Theories, Reviews and Final Twists
Starz’s “The White Princess” has been an easy show to write about, thanks to its richly complex storyline, and densely written characters. As the adaptation of a historical fiction novel and a highly-anticipated follow-up series, “The White Princess” has offered a wealth of things to explore.

To put it directly, “The White Princess” is a writer’s paradise. Between investigating the series’ historical context and the connective tissue between it and “The White Queen,” there has been no shortage of material to sift through.

Writing About: 'The White Princess' Premiere on Starz

Covering the premiere of “The White Princess” on the Inquisitr has been incredibly exciting, and below you will find links to all of "The White Princess" articles, I have written so far. “The White Princess” is a new miniseries on Starz. It is a follow-up to the 2013 miniseries “The White Queen,” which starred Rebecca Ferguson as the titular protagonist, Elizabeth Woodville.

TV's Top Costume Drama Soundtracks: 'Victoria' And More

Whether it is in television or movies, the soundtrack (or score) plays a pivotal role in bringing a story to life. There is no greater example of this than the music of the TV series, featured on Eclectic Pop’s list of TV’s Top Costume Drama Soundtracks.

Entertainment Inquiry #4: Answers to Pop Culture's Big Questions - Including 'A Bigger Splash', 'DWTS' And More

Since there is only so much time in the day to read 750+word reviews, it seemed right to boil down all of the sentiments expressed on Eclectic Pop into a simple question and answer format; getting to the point in a concise and clear manner that transforms those broader analyses into a bite-size read. 

If there is an entertainment topic you want a quick answer to, the Entertainment Inquiry aims to give it to you. These questions have been self-generated by taking into account current hot topics and the entertainment interests you already come to Eclectic Pop for coverage on. From alternatives to recent blockbusters to what is worth watching on Netflix, here are the answers…