We’re in touch with reality tonight, even if it is a reality wholly crafted by behind-the-scene showrunners. Leading off, it’s the dating show, that even more-staid-than-your-average-Brit John Oliver has an opinion on (and one that has spawned not one, but two, programs our editors love). Bonus: … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/07/2019
Intrigue, inspiration, and brilliant girls and funny women lead our Monday recommendations. JASON’S PICK: The Little Drummer Girl [AMC, 9p] Not a huge Le Carre fan, but The Night Manager was admittedly quite gripping. In this one, a chance meeting between an actress and a stranger … Continue reading What to Watch: 11/19/2018
It’s a tidy little Monday as the nation struggles with whatever tomorrow’s new truths might bring. John Leguizamo’s Latin History For Morons [Netflix] He can be a polarizing comic (and actor), but when he’s in the zone, he’s one of the nation’s top comics, and his … Continue reading What to Watch: 11/05/2018
Three of us recommend refined entertainment, while one of us really likes cats (you can probably guess which one is writing this feature intro).
Tonight we screen scholarin’ Screen Scholars celebrate movie magic–and for a 26th season we try to answer the question: Celebrities: How Do They Dance? Do They Dance Well? Let’s Find Out! KATHERINE’S PICK: Independent Lens: True Conviction [CBS, 10p] Tonight’s Independent Lens, True Conviction, follows three … Continue reading What to Watch: 04/30/2018
A television icon returns tonight on ABC. The Office‘s awkwardly charming Jenna Fischer makes her triumphant comeback with a new high-concept comedy. Oh, the classic family sitcom starring John Goodman and Sara Gilbert is also revived. We forget the name. Also, the Baskets family leaves us … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/27/2018
Our choices tonight run the gamut of taste from a provocative look at the life of South African first lady and international activist Winnie Mandela to a bunch of Vanderpumps who rule. In between, there’s Supergirl. BRAD’S PICK: Supergirl [The CW, 8p] The DEO captures … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/05/2018