All this week, we’re taking a look at the past, present, and future of Peak TV, the current, overabundant TV golden age in which we live.
The opening credits are the unsung hero of the television show. The wrong song or the wrong graphics can be a turn off for audiences (looking at you, The Mindy Project). But done correctly, the credits can become an art form of its own. By setting the tone for what the audience is about to consume, a well made credits sequence can provide a moment of reflection before diving back into the action.
Whether they’re getting you pumped or making you sad, these credits sequences from Peak TV are the ones that have truly elevated a 30-second clip into something worth celebrating.