As the world spins towards chaos lately, we are reminded of anniversaries from another chaotic time, but one where hope felt a bit closer around the corner. Also, gangsters and teens. KATHERINE’S PICK: Tiananmen: Seven Weeks That Changed The World [PBS, 9p] Two very serious … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/25/2019
Who watches the Watchmen? National League All-Stars, Billy Eichner, and discerning viewers, we say. Here’s those things and a bunch of others for your consideration. NAVANI’S PICK: Difficult People [Hulu} In shows about people that are not so nice this one ranks pretty high. Welcome Season … Continue reading What to Watch: 07/12/2016
It’s June, there’s still good new shows. That’s been the theme of this here intro for a week. Here we go! NAVANI’S PICK: Casual [Hulu] Ah my fave dysfunctional family is back today picking up right where they left off. How will Alex cope with … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/07/2016
It’s a relatively quiet Wednesday, but we’ve got some great comedies, the second part of a thrilling mini-series, cooking shows, and the going-away party for one of the critical surprises of 2015-16 season.
The Night Manager [AMC, 10p]
It’s last week’s top reviewed show. The dark war mini-series inspired by a 1993 John Le Carre novel set up the intrigue in its first episode, and boasts terrific lead performances by Hugh Laurie and Tom Middleston. Check that out here (no log-in required) to be ready for tonight.
Fresh Off the Boat [ABC, 8p]
Evan wants to open a bank account but doesn’t know if he should use his American or Chinese name. Jessica and Louis chime in and their flashbacks include how they met!
Chopped Junior [Food, 8p]
Because watching little kids play nice in stressful cooking competitions give me hope about the world we live in.
ALSO ON TAP TONIGHT:
- It’s not THE most success story (outside of the A-lister from the original theatrical who occasionally drops in), but Limitless has received above average reviews for its quirky, clever sci-fi-infused action. Its finale airs tonight on CBS.
- On The Real O’Neals, Kenny’s the lead in a musical, but it’s opposite the ex-girlfriend to whom he came out.
- Another double-shot of New Girl goes all 80s comedy, featuring a road trip and a bachelor party
- Finally, tonight on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, soulful crooner D’Angelo will pay tribute to Prince.