Oh, at long last Screen Scholars March Madness 2018 comes to an end. We started with 64 programs, spanning across cable, network, and streaming television. Dramas, comedies, dramedies, reenacted history, recounted histories, women finding a new lease on life, single mothers trying to hold it together, late … Continue reading MARCH MADNESS: AND THE WINNER IS?
Our March Madness has reached the finals, and as editors, we could not be more thrilled to have whittled down our 64 shows with Bob’s Burgers and The Good Place as our top two programs. We promise we begged our friends and family to vote too so that … Continue reading March Madness: FINALS!
After a week of wild, frantic, unrestrained voting, we begin our weekend with our Final Four, and our brackets make us feel like we’re coming out ahead in the “real” NCAA bracket wars. The victors this weekend are foud shows deeply beloved by the Screen Scholars team: Bob’s Burgers, Full … Continue reading March Madness: THE FINAL FOUR!
A depressed hit man, incompetent parenting, a police precinct in crisis, a tech firm grasping at straws to survive sudden success: now that’s comedy. On a not-so-lazy Sunday, our editors are recommending all comedy over the return of some dedicated medically inclined Brits and those … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/25/2018
A prestige drama from Politics is facing our Military drama in a battle between prestige cable and over-the-air television. Homeland eked out a win against Madam Secretary while NCIS: Los Angeles sank a slam dunk against S.W.A.T., its CBS-based competition. Head over to our brackets at Bracket Ninja to start voting!
We’re in the finals for the Reboots vs. Decades Ago bracket, and the only commonalities between these sitcoms are their decade! ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat is set in the ’90s, whereas Will & Grace debuted in the ’90s. Both shows embody the importance of family, whether it’s the … Continue reading Sweet 16: Decades Ago vs. Reboot
Welcome to the finals! Our first bracket of the weekend pits an almost-true story, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, against Drunk History, a comedy about maybe-drunks telling true stories. The Scholars love both of these shows, and of the eight shows in this bracket at its … Continue reading Sweet 16: Based On A True Story vs. Women Be Doing It For Themselves