While the trial in AMC’s latest documentary shares many surface aspects to the Central Park Five case dramatized in the brilliant Netflix series — both concern violent crimes that took place in New York’s Central Park in the 1980s — the case of Robert Chambers … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/13/2019
Forget it, Screen Scholar readers (reader?), it’s Stumptown — one of the more intriguing network debuts of this busy week. KATHERINE’S PICK: Stumptown [ABC, 10p] Cobie Smulders stars as a former marine turned private investigator playing by her own rules (we’d usually not be in … Continue reading What To Watch: 09/25/2019
We’re giving Ryan Murphy’s return a three-rec salute, albeit one that recognizes his American Horror Story franchise is the ultimate hatewatch. As this one is subtitled 1984, expect a lot of spandex, Culture Club, and Orwellian double-speak. Well, since it’s Murphy, more likely Bauhaus or Ministry. Also, … Continue reading What To Watch: 09/18/2019
Happy Halloween, everybody! FIONA’S PICK: Criminal Minds [CBS, 9p] Tonight the BAU investigates a local ghost story as people go missing. Spooky vibes abound this Halloween! BRAD’S PICK: American Horror Story: Apocalypse [FX, 10p] The witches are back. Have been for a while now, but now the … Continue reading What to Watch: 10/31/2018
Hero dogs, Archie and Jughead, and the Gang from Philly lead our rec’s tonight.
Changing leaves, prehistoric man, and a return to Murder House… BRAD’S PICK: American Horror Story: Apocalypse [FX, 10p] As this season of AHS is wont to do, this week’s episode has us revisiting a past season. Tonight we return to first season’s Murder House. You’ve been … Continue reading What to Watch: 10/17/2018
Although it may be against our conventional wisdom, we would seem to be all about The CW right now. BRAD’S PICK: Riverdale [The CW, 8p] The wet moody kids of Riverdale make their third season debut tonight. Archie has to decide how to spend the last … Continue reading What to Watch: 10/10/2018