Florian Groß is lecturer in American Studies at Leibniz University Hanover (Germany), where he is working on a Ph.D. thesis with the title “Quality. Technology. Creativity. Post-Network Television Series.” He has published articles on the American television series 30 Rock, Dave Gibbons’ The Originals, and Michael Chabon’s The Escapist. He is the co-editor of The Aesthetics of Authenticity. Medial Constructions of the Real (2012).