NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mental Floss, the award-winning media brand living at the intersection of knowledge and entertainment, and Weldon Owen, a high-quality, nonfiction book publisher, today reveal The Curious Viewer: A Miscellany of Streaming Bingeable Shows from the Last 20 Years [Weldon Owen; October 19, 2021].The Curious Viewer is the second book from Mental Floss, a Minute Media brand, and Weldon Owen, following the publication of The Curious Reader in May 2021, and brings readers on a deep dive into the greatest television shows of the last 20 years.
Filled with beautiful illustrations, entertaining facts, inside information and lists of must-see shows, The Curious Viewer takes readers on a journey of television since 2000 and features:
The Curious Viewer also contains many of Mental Floss’s famously fascinating lists, such as “Actors Who Asked for Their Characters to Be Killed Off,” “The Most-Watched TV Series Finales Ever,” “TV Characters Who Were Inspired by Real People,” “Bizarre TV Crossovers,” “Amazing One-Season Shows,” “Important Moments in LGBTQ+ History on TV,” and “Unforgettable Television Cliff-Hangers.” In addition, with hundreds of shows discussed, The Curious Viewer can help binge-watchers discover their next obsession.
The Curious Viewer is edited by Jennifer M. Wood, Mental Floss’s managing editor in charge of all entertainment content and a self-described compulsive binge-watcher. The illustrated book is available now for pre-sale at Insight Editions.com, or wherever books are sold. The book will hit bookstands everywhere on October 19, 2021.