This Streaming Friday (we’re gonna keep pushing that name til it’s industry standard) follows a Thursday that was just insane, and while it’s not the busiest Friday in memory, it’s got a lot to offer including a superhero spinoff, a tribute to a comedy legend, … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/04/2022
Alone, the acting debut of the NFL running back who made the line “I’m just here so I don’t get fired” ubiquitous would be one hell of a small screen night, but there’s so much more than that. We’ve got Valentine’s Day with Bugs Bunny … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/03/2022
It’s one of those non-SNL Saturdays–and who knows when it will be back as omicron (and people’s inabilty to do the smallest thing for the good of the community) has us headed back towards full quarantine. So, what better time to watch shows about witches … Continue reading What To Watch: 01/08/2022
You can probably guess from the image you clicked on that our six-month, 128-show Battle Royale was won by the very show most of us probably thought was going to win… how ironic. The final vote cast last night here on Screen Scholars made the … Continue reading The Screen Scholars/GBOAT 1st Annual “March” Madness in Any Month But March Comedy TV Champion Is…
After 6 months, 126 match-ups, a few major upsets, we’ve come to the finale of this tournament. It won’t go on forever like one of our finalists, but it also hopefully won’t be a major letdown like the ending of our other championship show. In … Continue reading Comedy TV “March” Madness: The Championship
We started with 128–which seems like way too many, but I’m still regretful about some huge snubs–and it’s gone on so long, a whole new top comedy that wasn’t even thought of as a possibility when making up the bracket has emerged. However, after 6 … Continue reading Finally, There Are Four!
The Winners Sect. A #1 Parks & Recreation vs. Sect. B #1 The Simpsons Who wiped Pawnee off the map? The Simpsons did! The Simpsons did! While I supposed I should not have been too surprised the most quoted TV show and longest-running comedy by more than … Continue reading Screen Scholars Comedy TV “March” Madness: Eight May Be Great, But Only Four May Advance & Here They Are!
We’re down to eight (great? you be the judge) shows remaining in our tournament. Nothing pre-dates 1989, the year two of the most iconic shows made their debut, each changing television in their own way. Also from the ’90s, we’ve got Garry Shandling’s consolation prize … Continue reading Is Eight Elite?: Vote on the Final 8 Shows Left in Our Comedy TV “March” Madness!
Our Sectional Winners Section A: #1 Parks & Recreation vs. #2 The Daily Show Given the exalted status of Mike Schur’s kind-hearted comedy, it was shocking how close the kings of newsy satire kept this match-up. In voting, the show got off to a slow … Continue reading Sixteen Going On Eight! Here’s the Winners of Our Round of Sweetness!
So here we are. It’s the first round where you can vote for every show still in our tournament in one handy place. Recency bias is not just a river in Egypt as 11 of the shows aired episodes within the last decade, while just … Continue reading How Sweet It Is? Just 16 Shows Remain in Our Comedy TV Tournament!