While this quarantine is the worst, there’s a couple of extra-specially delicious glasses of lemonade being made tonight as one of our all-time favorite shows comes back to life for one episode, as over on YouTube, the world’s two leading Sherlocks tell the tale of … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/30/2020
Not unlike the Troggs in 1967 (and to a lesser effect Wet Wet Wet in 1994), love is all around us, written in both the wind and on TV writers’ laptops, and in many varieties of forbidden. KATHERINE’S PICK: Normal People [Hulu] Oh, yeah. … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/29/2020
There’s no quit in the word TV — well, they share a “t,” but that’s not the point. It’s hard to feel too quarantinisable when Mindy Kaling has a new series out, and a young Food Network’s heart turns to baking. NAVANI’S PICK: Never Have … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/27/2020
It’s Sunday, so there’s lots of premium cable to be had, led by the new adventures of the Hernandez series, the latest intriguing nonsense from the land west of the world, and a complete re-imagination of a polarizing show about mysticism and picking out the … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/26/2020
TV can’t, won’t and don’t stop. Even if something comes along to sabotage it, it’s intergalactic, and people will most certainly fight for their right to view (and then party for the right to fight). So what’cha want to watch. This intro has been a … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/24/2020
Our nation is (well, hopefully) under lockdown: America’s offices are closed as its workers struggle to work from home, schoolchildren are learning online, and your local bartender is mixing live on Instagram. We think the latter’s super cool, but long for the time when we … Continue reading Netflix and Chill: 30-Minute Comedies to Binge During the Pandemic
Screen Scholars has provided the weekend’s trailers, fairly regularly, every Friday since the blog’s inception. The feature was carried over from a startup job that brought the founding editors together, both as a team professionally but also as colleagues with similar, pop culture-based values.
No shortage of new stuff to watch led by an Academy favorite coming to the small screen and playing a somehow-still-living conservative legend (of sorts) and the return of a Screen Scholar favorite from the pen of a famous flying conchord.
A relatively quiet night is led by a new Netflix special from a comedy veteran who spans styles — and whose image was all over New York City when NBC tried for a couple years to make his fellow comic Whitney Cummings’ sitcom happen in … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/14/2020
While tonight’s debate will certainly drift to who is the more evil — Joe Exotic or America’s latest Bachelor — our recommendations include a network dramedy, a food-based travelogue from a beloved source, and a documentary about mental illness.