10 Famous Authors’ Favorite TV Shows

In an era when it’s impossible to open a web browser without stumbling across another “Is television the new novel?” piece, we couldn’t help but wonder, Carrie Bradshaw-style, just what our favorite writers watch in their spare time. Now that TV is highbrow, novels from Super Sad True Love Story to The Leftovers are ripe for adaptation, and volumes of Knausgaard are showing up on You’re the Worst, are writers as on-board with the Golden Age as the masses? Here are the results of our search, from the predictable (who doesn’t love The Wire?) to the counterintuitive (*cough* Bret Easton Ellis *cough*).