There’s not all that much that’s new that’s not Christmas with the notable exception of one of the buzziest shows in television with a finale that has a reveal of its own cliffhanger, and that would be Jason’s pick of the day. JASON’S PICK:Succession [HBO, … Continue reading What To Watch: 12/12/2021
You got to hand it to Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, an icon who left this plane at 90 as relevant as he ever was. He got to attend an eagerly anticipated revival of his hit Company before he died, as well as knowing that the … Continue reading What To Watch: 12/05/2021
It’s a rare day that all our Screen Scholar recs are not new content–ok, one is in just its second episode–but it’s all episodic shows captured mid-season, but all prestige. In their way. JASON’S PICK:Succession [HBO, 9p]There’s a part of me that so wants to … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/21/2021
America’s favorite fictional serial killer (and least favorite lumberjack) is inexplicably back–we’ll see if they make it up to fans who argued it made The Sopranos ending seem satisfying. Otherwise, after the busiest Friday and Saturday in years, Sunday is as quiet as the soft-spoken … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/07/2021
It’s the return of the awkward at HBO today as both Issa Rae and Larry David’s shows return for their 5th and 11th seasons, respectfully. Otherwise, the dead keep walking, the Belchers keep flipping burgers, and life goes on. NAVANI’S PICK:Insecure [HBO, 10p]HBO rules Sundays … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/24/2021
It’s taken months, but we’re almost down to sixteen sweet classic TV comedies in this Battle Royale for the hearts and minds of a dedicated few. In the second half of our Tubular 32, we’ve got the definitive groundbreaking Norman Lear classic, the sketch show … Continue reading Let’s Finish That Sweet Sixteen: Here’s the Final Eight Matchups of the Comedy TV Tubular 32
We’ve almost come to the end of our “March Madness” Comedy TV Tournament….’s second round. Oh, no, we have much further to go. Here’s the last ballot for entry into the Round of 32, which may or may not be “Totally Tubular.” On the surface, … Continue reading Will The Madness Never End: Here’s The Final Eight Matches From Our Comedy TV “March” Madness’ Scrumtrulescent 64!
#1 All in the Family vs. #16 Get a Life! It’s not that there was no love for Chris Elliot’s quirky (really that adjective doesn’t even come close to covering it) comedy from the early-’90s; it’s more that it was up against a TV Titan. … Continue reading Nuthin’ But a G Thing: Here’s the Winners From our “March” Madness’ 7th District!
While this feels odd to say as the ultimate arbiter on seeding of this tournament, this may be the strangest section yet. The tournament has had few real upsets so far, although it was not Friends‘ day, month, week, or even its year, and Mr. … Continue reading It’s the Ol’ G’s: Our Seventh Section of Neverending TV Comedy “March” Madness’ Outstanding 128 is Revealed!
HBO rolls out its newest comedy — this one with a dystopian sci-fi tinge — to pair with its stodgy veteran. Also, there’s much murder afoot. BRAD’S PICK: Avenue 5 [HBO, 10p] Have you ever wondered what would happen if The Orville was more … Continue reading What To Watch: 01/19/2020