The first female five-timer on SNL and one of television’s great comedy legends, Candice Bergen, returns to television as an extended member of the family Conner. Every year the “spin-off” lasts is a joyful slap in the face to every Parler member. Wait, Parler has … Continue reading What To Watch: 01/13/2021
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.
Last year we had a division called Women Be Doing it For Themselves, a reference to the great, canceled too soon, Playing House. Women may not make equal pay, they may not be President (…yet), but there are at least 16 programs where they’re doing something. This year … Continue reading March Madness: Females Are Strong As Hell
…Oh, was that the wrong sports reference? Welcome back to Screen Scholars March Madness! Some of us don’t give a wit for balls, but all of us love television. We’d be remiss if we tossed aside the one feature that brings clicks to our site–and … Continue reading March Madness 2019 Kickoff!
It’s a pretty basic night of TV watching — good for catch-up, or for setting appointments for these shows below. It’s your choice — but then, it’s always been inside of you. JASON’S PICK: At Home With Amy Sedaris [TruTV, 10p] Amy’s quirky take on … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/19/2019
A very American night (except for, likely, that speech that will be on most of the channels) with two shows with that word in the title (one a debut pictured above). If you think your favorite network show might be on, check again, as the … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/05/2019
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
It’s a week of Very Special Episodes[TM] as this week, our favorite American Housewife meets one of her favorite actors, Captain Hammer himself, cult hero Nathan Fillion. We also recommend the continuing murderous misadventures of Archie & Jughead and Samantha Bee in her neverending quest against President … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/09/2018
Our recommendations are led by British crime, diabolical illusionists, and suburban housewives who receive a windfall (and this time, hopefully, it’s not just Katie Otto writing her life as she wanted it to turn out, and I’m looking at you Ms. #1 Trump Fan). JASON’S … Continue reading What to Watch: 04/04/2018
Not a whole lot of new going on tonight, but there’s no shortage of comfort food (TV dinners?). KATHERINE’S PICK: American Housewife [ABC, 9:30p] Katie tries to negotiate with her nemesis as part of her Spring Gala planning. We’re glad the season-long arc, meant to destroy … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/14/2018