Elizabeth Ball

Elizabeth Ball has been a baker, a daycare teacher, a writer of industrial safety films, a newspaper reporter, a film critic, a book-publishing goon, a film-development assistant, an educational comedy writer, and a materials writer (slash international spy) for the U.S. Department of State. She currently lives in Oakland, CA, and writes about science (by day) and culture (by night).

Which Of Bryan Fuller's Repertory Players Should Make A Discovery?

Bryan Fuller has lots of old friends from canceled shows. Which ones should appear on his new Star Trek series? 2016.07.26

Did Must See TV Spawn Today's Lady Antiheroines?

Liz Ball is not a crackpot; she just thinks the complex ladies of today's TV would be nothing without Elaine & Co. 2016.07.08

Has Orange Is The New Black Outgrown Itself?

Overcrowding led to bathroom lines and a whole lot of plot in Season 4. 2016.06.24S04.E13

The Catch Wraps Up And Shakes Things Up

There's a wedding, an almost-wedding, and a painting someone should have dealt with earlier, OBVIOUSLY, ALICE, JEEZ. 2016.05.20S01.E09

How Close Is The Catch Getting To Fulfilling Its Potential?

This show could be something better...but will it? 2016.05.13S01.E08

Is The Catch's Investigative Star The Real Catch?

Alice may be a totally real (pretty fake) security expert, but you can still find her totally real (totally fake) dating profile! TYPICAL. 2016.05.06S01.E07

Who Should Play The Catch's Game?

Everyone wants to be on a Shondaland show, right? So let's make that happen. 2016.04.29S01.E06

The Rebellion Will Be Televised

Is Masterpiece too cutesy for you? Sign up for this gritty historical miniseries on SundanceTV. 2016.04.22

Could The Catch Actually Be Fun?

Was that a smile? Or just gas? 2016.04.22S01.E05

Has The Catch's Cat Caught The Mouse?

If the game is up, what's next? 2016.04.15S01.E04

Has The Catch Assembled The World's Sneakiest Dream Team?

Some of these people seem pretty good at their jobs. Others, less so! 2016.04.08S01.E03

Why Is The Catch's Spy Still Hanging Around?

And other not-quite-burning questions sparked by 'The Real Killer.' 2016.04.01S01.E02

Face Off Puts The 'Craft' in 'World Of Warcraft'

Does enthusiasm for World Of Warcraft translate to great makeup work? Maybe, maybe not. 2016.03.24S10.E11

Should You Check Heartbeat's Pulse?

Or is NBC's newest medical drama DOA? 2016.03.22S01.E01

Jane The Virgin Welcomes New Babies, Recycles Old Dramas

Rafael and Petra have the family they always wanted, but where do they go from here? 2016.03.07S02.E14

Jane The Virgin Tries To Get In Sync

But can everyone get in the swing of things? 2016.03.01S02.E13

Love's A Mess -- And, At The End Of Season 1, So Are Gus And Mickey

Should Gus and Mickey really be together? And how can we tell? 2016.02.26S01.E10

Let's Give Jane The Virgin An Assist In The Dating Game!

Jane hates the game, but must she hate the players? We're swiping right on some potential future dates for her. 2016.02.02S02.E10

Carson, Downton Abbey's Downstairs Dad, Wins In The End

After all the years Carson's spent taking care of everyone, Liz Ball is happy this beloved character will be taken care of by Mrs. Hughes (and Julian Fellowes). 2016.01.08S06.E01

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