One of the most enduring nights of television — including the longest running show in history — returns tonight, and what more is there to say as The Simpsons deals with the big 3-0 with the (alleged) near-death experience of its original iconic character, which leads to … Continue reading What to Watch: 09/30/2018
We usually avoid Saturdays, but the reigning significant Saturday show for the last 43 years returns tonight, and Adam Driver — whose endearing charm made for a solid episode the first time he hosted — and the promise for a major skewering of the Brett … Continue reading What to Watch: 09/29/2018
It’s a big Friday night for veteran comedians as we have two debuts and one season premiere by six comedy legends who have been receiving AARP mags for a long, long time. JASON’S PICK: Tracey Ullman’s Show [HBO, 12a] It’s some more midnight madness (third season … Continue reading What to Watch: 09/28/2018
This weekend we have a totally unnecessary adaptation of classic literature, an animated feature for kids, some indies, and some docs.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There’s plenty new television to watch tonight, including the triumphant return of a classic 1990s newsroom comedy and liberal warrior (now with an even more polarizing foil than famous potato-misspeller Dan Quayle), but it’s all prelude and … Continue reading What to Watch: 09/27/2018
It’s a modern new age feelgoodery … and that means a lot of shows debuting which oftentimes thrive on their ability to make viewers feel bad. Yesterday, beloved sobfest This Is Us came back. Today, the new TIU debuts, as does a promising new semi-sit com starring SNL alumnus Taran … Continue reading What to Watch: 09/26/2018
Jason and I have longed for the opportunity to publish pop culture criticism from my parents. Faithful viewers of primetime TV and of sharp wit and thoughtful commentary, they both have feedback regarding the Golden Age of television (even if they recorded this week’s … Continue reading My parents review the new “Magnum P.I.”