It’s Nerdy Monday here at our humble abode — whether your nerderie runs towards history, superheroes, or love stories. Read below for our suggested viewing. KATHERINE’S PICK: Private Lives Of The Monarchs [Smithsonian, 8p] The series premiere of this new show examines Queen Victoria and … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/20/2019
We’re getting fairly serious this Monday with our recs coming from a period piece, a series of political interviews, and an intense singing battle. JASON’S PICK: Gentlemen Jack [HBO, 10p] It’s a period piece from the dark halls of the souls who brought us … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/22/2019
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