We’re back to visiting another time this evening, visiting our brackets with (mostly comedies) taking place or originally set in a vintage era. As is the case with our other brackets, we have some surprising upsets.
Today we look at the past via…the present! Classic shows have been getting the Reboot, thanks to the power of streaming, repeats, and social media. Roseanne will return at the end of the month, and Murphy Brown is reportedly returning to air this month. Wet Hot American Summer … Continue reading March Madness: Decades Ago vs. Reboot
Anthologies are growing on virtual trees these days, and the latest delves into the unknown (at least publicly) as its first season tackles the 1990s hip-hop beef between Christopher Wallace and Tupac Shakur that ended in the murder of both parties. Our recommendations also extend … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/27/2018
It’s fitting coming out of the historic Black Panther opening weekend that television is loaded with civil rights triumphs and tribulations. So, of course, we are leading with a British historical thriller from the 19th Century. It doesn’t change the feeling of change in the air (and … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/20/2018
We’re headfirst into the center of the Winter Olympics: on the main stage today we’ve got ice, ice, and more ice–whether that means dancing on it, achieving gymnastics on it, hitting a hard sphere into a net with weirdly shaped sticks, or sliding down it … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/13/2018
It’s a banner day for quirky comedy as a bunch of Screen Scholars-beloved shows return — from an anthology of soused stories to the avant-garde adventures of a down-on-his-luck Bakersfield clown. There’s also the second volume of a thrilling new superhero show and the latest … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/23/2018
Descend from the ceiling while cooking, they said. Grab a sharp knife, they said. Have a few laughs. Whatever, Mr. Robot’s old gal pal is too busy at EvilCorp to care, and Countess Luann is just going to drink her wine. And that’s how you … Continue reading What to Watch: 08/17/2016