Alpha House

Amazon’s Betas Is Basically Entourage for the Other Half of California

Okay, so Amazon's new series, Betas, is maybe not the hole-in-one it pulled off with Alpha House, but there are some similarities, at least superficially speaking.Both shows follow four offbeat guys who spend most of their waking hours together. Both have minority women in featured roles as love interests for male characters—without much going on besides their romantic lives. And both take place essentially on the front page.

Our Picks for the Best Fall Shows Across the Whole Media Spectrum

Ask anybody who writes about television about the future of programming and he will let you know the best shows aren't on broadcast anymore. Increasingly, they're not necessarily on TV.