JASON’S PICK: Preacher [AMC, 8p] AMC’s Preacher has combined a compelling dramatic core with delightfully unsettling narrative shifts and comic book quirkiness to create one of the most exciting shows of the Summer. If you’ve missed it, here’s your chance to catch up, with a re-showing of the … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/30/2016
There’s no theme running through tonight’s shows – which range from gaudy reality shows to neurotic comedy to dark drama – so we’re not even gonna pretend. NAVANI’S PICK: Maron [IFC, 9p] As the title suggests Marc is at the making amends point in his sobriety … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/29/2016
The Mindy Project – A- Moving to Hulu has been especially advantageous for The Mindy Project_, which is suddenly, well, funny. The second half of the season has been especially on-the-nose, delivering laughs and satisfying character development, while staying true to the Fox iteration fans loved … Continue reading Our Tuesday Reviews
Lifetime Movies are the seeds of happy memories. Tori Spelling’s greatest hits, Co-Ed Call Girl, A Friend to Kill For, and 1996’s Mother, May I Sleep With Danger awaken the synapses in my brain, and my heart, which respond to lowbrow culture. The made-for-TV genre, popularized by Lifetime’s second-run airings … Continue reading Hey Ma, Can You Undo This Mess?
We’re gonna mix the old and the new here today with our suggestions for this evening, so here goes nothing. KATHERINE’S PICK: Dead of Summer [Freeform, 9p] Freeform takes on the horror-at-camp subgenre. A long dormant summer camp reopens, and only one counselor, who isn’t … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/28/2016
UnREAL – B Oh, Quinn, we knew you were a sociopath, but there’s a need for a modicum of composure (i.e. not smiling from ear to ear) when you’ve just deliberately tried to paralyze an NFL quarterback – and when doing so by stoking anti-muslim fears … Continue reading Our Monday Reviews