New Year’s resolutions: Ideas for ‘NCIS,’ ‘Longmire,’ ‘Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘Castle,’ other dramas


New Year’s Day will be here in a matter of hours; are many of your favorite shows prepared?

We’ve enjoyed the past few days doing a series of articles giving you resolutions for many of our favorite shows, and today, we’re wrapping things up by focusing on some of the dramas that have caught our attention, but could still use a suggestion or two, for the twelve months ahead.

NCIS” – Give Jimmy something more to do! Also, start to give us a sense of where we are going with Tony’s storyline.

“Outlander” – Match some of the drama of the first season, and prove that the show can be great no matter the setting.

Game of Thrones” – If you’re bringing Jon Snow back, do it in a way that makes the death scene still matter. Don’t pull a Glenn.

“The Walking Dead” – Speaking of which, don’t do anything else to Glenn.

“Longmire” – Give us another meaty story that spans several episodes, since the final few episodes of season 4 were nothing short of outstanding.

“The Blacklist” – Keep reinventing. Clearly this show is best when it evolves and shifts itself on an almost-constant basis.

“The Leftovers” – Make the final season all about the characters, and not about exposition or explaining anything away.

Castle” – No more breakups. Seriously. Just let them be together and happy.

“NCIS: Los Angeles” – Kensi and Deeks engagement? Please?

“Agents of SHIELD” – How about a more consistent relationship for Fitz and Simmons?

Arrow” – Go read our story about getting Zatanna onto the show.

“Daredevil” – Don’t shy away from the violence just because it made some people out there uncomfortable.

“Better Call Saul” – Give us at least ten minutes of footage following the end of “Breaking Bad.”

“How to Get Away with Murder” – Make things more about the characters, and less about the shocking twists.

“Grey’s Anatomy” – Don’t kill off any more major characters. Simple enough!

“Criminal Minds” – Keep Aisha Tyler around in any capacity you can.

“Scandal” – Finally move Olivia Pope on following the love triangle.

“Homeland” – Let Peter Quinn go. It’s hard, but it’s the right thing to do.

“The Vampire Diaries” – Start to look towards the finish line.

“Halt and Catch Fire” – Get better ratings so that the finish line is far in the future.

“The Good Wife” – Bring back Archie Panjabi to redo her exit. (Okay, probably not realistic.)

All of TV – Be daring, take risks, celebrate your fans, and take the competition that is out there as a challenge!

Happy New Year to all! We’re looking forward to continuing to deliver some more great coverage throughout the months and years ahead.

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