Shows like The Handmaid's Tale, The Good Fight and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert thrived during the Trump presidency as members of the media's "resistance." What will happen to those shows during the Biden presidency? "The full effects of Trump’s rise on pop culture will take many years, countless books, and several competing unified theories to tabulate; this piece is but one attempt at a first draft of history," says Alison Herman. "But when one person takes up so much mental, creative, and spiritual energy over such a sustained period of time, their sudden diminishment prompts as much confusion as relief. Trump has become, in part, something for TV to define itself against, even as he’s undeniably one of its own. His defeat now creates a vacuum in the industry and a miniature version of an entire country’s dilemma: What now?"