We’ve got everything from zombies to acrobats to flip-flop house-flippers who may or may not also be pop-top steppers. JASON’S PICK: Highwire Live In Times Square With Nik Wallenda [ABC, 8p] Who says there’s no sense of wonder left in New York City (let alone … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/23/2019
Can we hatewatch a show from its very start. Jason will find out. Also, Marvel, comfort food, and an American Treasure[TM]. JASON’S PICK: Mr. Iglesias [Netflix] Saying I’m not particularly a fan of Gabriel Iglesias is putting it mildly — he practically single-handedly ruined Cristela … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/21/2019
It’s all about toys this weekend, with Toy Story 4 and a rebooted Child’s Play.
All the world’s a game, and all the contestants merely players. All our recommendations are game shows, so, yes, it truly is Summer. KATHERINE’S PICK: Holey Moley [ABC, 8p] Summer programming means American Ninja Warrior-level commentary (two hosts above the action and at least one … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/20/2019
Screen Scholars gettin’ serious, with our first two recs going to documentaries, one nature, the other the possible end of world democracy. KATHERINE’S PICK: Rivers of Life [PBS, 8p] This new series looks at, well (ha!), rivers. Tonight’s premiere stars with the Nile, the longest … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/19/2019
Our first favorite program gets its first spinoff — well, not exactly a spinoff, but the mind behind one of Broad City‘s greatest supporting characters gets his own showcase. We also rec a new important documentary, the return of an inebriated, yet informative comedy, and … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/18/2019
Tonight’s new television is absolutely dominated by sequels and reboots (das reboots even). We’ve got a remake of a popular Spanish drama. There’s the unlikely update of what’s considered by many the greatest German film of all time. Then there’s the spinoff of a gritty … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/17/2019