We’re in a PBS state of mind here at Screen Scholars… JASON’S PICK: Agatha Raisin [Acorn] Britain’s goofiest detective story carries on — although Agatha will never keep calm — as the final three episodes of Series 3 drops on your home for everything UK. … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/10/2020
Monday morning couldn’t guarantee that Monday evening would have an abundance of great TV, but we do know of some choice cuts (and some oddities) if you know where to look (and that’s kind of our purpose). BRAD’S PICK: Black Lightning [The CW, … Continue reading What To Watch: 01/27/2020
It’s a mostly quiet Monday, but one of Britain’s most fun mysteries returns, along with a pair of Netflix documentary debuts. Meanwhile, the CW has your superhero fix. JASON’S PICK: Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House [Acorn TV] Turn up the quaintly quirky as Agatha … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/28/2019
One of our editors picks a show that’s a homonym of her name — remember Homonym! — we miss 30 Rock‘s shows within their show. KATHERINE’S PICK: Catherine The Great [HBO, 10p] Helen Mirren stars in the much-anticipated, four-part series about the Russian monarch. The … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/21/2019
On 30 Rock, Jon Hamm in a nurse’s outfit once requested Don Cheadle on a bed of rice. We miss that show. In any case, the actual Oscar-nom’d actor graces the second season return of Desus & Maro. We’ve also tonight have the return of Hulu’s weirder Canadian cousin of Portlandia and a PBS expose of the dangerous vilification and surveillance of Arab-Americans.
Desus & Mero [Showtime, 11p]
Don Cheadle is Desus and Mero’s Illustrious Guest on the debut of part two of season one.
Black Lightning [The CW, 9p]
Freeland is under occupation and are heroes aren’t doing the best. Jefferson and Lynn are bumping heads and Jennifer feels helpless despite her powers.
POV: The Feeling Of Being Watched [PBS, 10p]
The vaunted PBS docu-thology delves into a disturbing underside of our quest for freedom — the oft-dueling ideas of protection of civil liberties and desire for security — an especially delicate (and sinister) balance when it comes on the backs of Arab-Americans.
ALSO ON TAP TONIGHT:
- Hulu is somehow seven seasons deep into the muddy Canadian waters of the fictional Letterkenny, and you can watch that seventh go-around today.
- While the likely double-murderer has withdrawn, the definite enabler is still active on this latest season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, so if you watch this show for no other reason, do it to rid the public eye of the useless Sean Spicer — and seriously f-them for using him as their promo video this week.
- If you’re just getting over The Blair Witch Project, then Travel Channel has just the show not for you in These Woods Are Haunted, back for a second season tonight.
- Now, if your jam was Hannibal and you love Michael Sheen, then checking out horror procedural Prodigal Son, in its early stages on Fox.
Marcia Clark, D.L. Hughley, Black Lighting, and ruling Vanderpumps — just a casual Monday at Screen Scholars. JASON’S PICK: The Fix [ABC, 10p] Perhaps we need a reminder, post-American Crime Story, that Marcia Clark did much more than O.J. and this series, co-produced by uber-prosecutor … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/18/2019
There’s a definite musical slant to our choices tonight — and further, a paean to the 1970s, a decade that had plenty problems, both overall and in its recorded sounds — but it did birth both punk and John Lennon’s “Imagine” (also, Philly soul, funk, hip-hop, … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/11/2019