Arts and Culture

The Seven Best TV Shows Set in Colorado

Television shows tend to be set on the coasts -- in California or New York, usually. Anywhere else, and the show is often about that place as much as the characters: Miami in Miami Vice, Cleveland in The Drew Carey Show, or Cicely, Alaska, in Northern Exposure. So it is that precious few TV shows are set in Colorado. (There haven't been all that many skiing-related series out there in TV land.)

But there are a few good ones -- and mercifully, very few of them suck.

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Teague Bohlen is a writer, novelist and professor at the University of Colorado Denver. His first novel, The Pull of the Earth, won the Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction in 2007; his textbook The Snarktastic Guide to College Success came out in 2014. His new collection of flash fiction, Flatland, is available now.
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