While it’s a relatively quiet Sunday (partially being Memorial Day weekend), the HBO/Showtime lineups shine, including the far-too-quick finale of an underappreciated dark road comedy.
Many Sunday. Much shows. We’ll lead with one of two Bong Joon-ho adaptations scheduled for this year. There’s also a new thrilling drama from the folks at Starz and Louise Belcher makes a friend in the middle of Animation Domination.
We celebrate the first (and hopefully only) Mother’s Day in quarantine with an abundance of television to warm your hearts — and other than a Comedy Central special and a few vague themes on Fox’s animated line-up, most of them have nothing to do with … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/10/2020
The days in national mutual seclusion have been blending in together so seamlessly that you may or may not remember today is Easter (or that we’re flush in the middle of Passover, if that’s your religious jam). Whatever your connection to holidays of faith, there … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/12/2020
We’re wrapping up the May cavalcade of season finales, and tonight we have two of the better shows on television bowing out for the year. We also rec an animated version of the current presidency and that reality show where naked people are dropped into … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/26/2019
It’s a day of finales — or more precisely of one near-M*A*S*H level finale (sorry, Bill Hader, but if it is any consolation, at least one editor here has the audacity to be more excited to see your show). Yup, of course, we are starting … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/19/2019
While dragons and sweet soul music are both valid ways to celebrate the resurrection, we’re gonna lead today with Katherine and her on-the-nose classic flix pick. KATHERINE’S PICK: Easter Parade [TCM, 8p] It’s not perfect, but you can do a lot worse (Mel Gibson’s Passion … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/21/2019
Paul Rudd’s 50 and that should have us all feeling vicariously youthful as Mr. Recreation and Re-Creation himself. So, let’s celebrate by watching TV. Hey, it’s Rudd-o-clock somewhere! JASON’S PICK: Killing Eve [AMC/BBC America, 8p] Sandra Oh is having one hell of a year — … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/07/2019
What a diff’rence two days makes! The saga of the 99th Precinct came to a close that has filled our editors with endless delight as NBC has picked up the smart and hilarious half-hour comedy starring Andy Samberg (and an ensemble nonpareil) and there will … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/13/2018
WestworldTrapped in our own modern dystopia, we turn to TV, more specifically to familiar Sunday shows to soothe our moods. Meanwhile, a voice in the wind rails against the hypocrisy. Resisting just at the surface, the Screen Scholars editors have some thoughts of small screen … Continue reading What to Watch: 04/29/2018