The prodigal hitman returns, as does another misunderstood murderer (the latter from the 1800s). The latest anthology series takes a deeper look into the peripheral characters who affected the Watergate conspiracy. We’ve also got a murder baby, a profile of a Putin victim, and an … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/24/2022
This Week’s Winners Section C #1 Arrested Development vs. #9 Barry No trips to Phoenix just yet as the one son keeps his wealthy family who lost everything together–well, at least long enough to advance into the third round where 32 teams remain. The next … Continue reading Eight More Shows Move On To The Totally Tubular 32!
#1 I Love Lucy vs. #16 It’s Garry Shandling Show As in real life, Garry Shandling’s unique and meta-to-the-hilt show was not loved by this tournament, or more accurately it went up against one of TV history’s GOATs. If you frame it that way, It’s … Continue reading And the WINNERS from Section C Are….
Sixteen shows have advanced to the standard-size brackets; there are 48 berths left to be handed out and here’s the third group, and it’s a collection that includes Lucy Ricardo, Ricky Ricardo, Larry Sanders, Les Nesman, Venus Flytrap, Earn Marks, Noho Hank, Maurice Moss and … Continue reading Sixteen More Classic Comedies Form Outstanding 128’s Section C
It’s a day of finales — or more precisely of one near-M*A*S*H level finale (sorry, Bill Hader, but if it is any consolation, at least one editor here has the audacity to be more excited to see your show). Yup, of course, we are starting … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/19/2019
While spring’s Sweeps Month is traditionally the one we are in now, it was last Sunday, still safely in the midst of April showers that HBO and others delivered knockout blows as the dragon show had its epic record-setting battle, the hit-man program whipped … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/05/2019
It’s the night of the great battle — we’re talking long enough for Roddy Piper to get Keith David to put on the glasses six-plus times (THEY MATH!). There’s also a new hard-hitting show from a controversial Obama appointee, the sixtieth on-air show that Greg … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/28/2019
While dragons and sweet soul music are both valid ways to celebrate the resurrection, we’re gonna lead today with Katherine and her on-the-nose classic flix pick. KATHERINE’S PICK: Easter Parade [TCM, 8p] It’s not perfect, but you can do a lot worse (Mel Gibson’s Passion … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/21/2019
The year of final seasons forges on, as this week Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s third Emmy-factory heads into its seventh and ultimate campaign on HBO. That season opener will be preceded by second season return of the story of a slightly less sociopathic human — a reluctant … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/31/2019
It may have something to do with the world being constantly on fire right now and the need for distraction from said fire (“this is fine”), but our Top 20 for 2018 is dominated by comedy. Admittedly, it’s mostly humor that comes from a darker … Continue reading Best Of 2018: Our Top 20 Shows (20-11)