This time of year, even series finales have a Christmas tint — although in a twist of sorts, one show (that’s always been a bit of a maverick) goes all in on one of the other happy holidays. Also, all our recs are either timeless … Continue reading What to Watch: 12/20/2018
There’s a new sassy and surreal C Dubs show on the block. Meanwhile, the premier ’90s news show (by a nose over NewsRadio) continues to tackle the insanity attacking the free press in the age of Trump … all that and savory Santa schmaltz. FIONA’S PICK: Legacies [The … Continue reading What to Watch: 11/29/2018
On Thursday, we watch The Good Place. On the tip of strong-female-lead, high-school cult movies, 1987 Winona Ryder serial murder dark comedy Heathers finally finishes its long road to television with a series on Paramount. We also have the rare double-spinoff pulled off by the C Dubs.
You can watch all three of our recommendations and be in bed by nine. Now let’s cut to Cloud 9’s Jonah clearly mansplaining to a neuroscientist, because 2018. KATHERINE’S PICK: The Good Place [NBC, 8:30p] The gang explores the three branches of ethical thought…after Michael explains … Continue reading What to Watch: 10/18/2018
We’re a bit self-conscious about going so mainstream with our picks (we try to be indie-cool, we swear!), but it is Thursday, ancestral home of Boston barkeeps and Springfield schmoes and Central Perk pals and that Brooklyn family led by single mom Claire Huxtable, and … Continue reading What to Watch: 10/11/2018
On Thursday, we watch The Good Place. But also Superstore returns, The Walking Dead teases, and Station 19 does that thing it do. JASON’S PICK: Superstore [NBC, 8p] Welp, they did it. The writers of the box store-set comedy inexorably crossed that dangerous will-they-or-won’t-they Rubicon as Amy and Josh were caught in flagrante … Continue reading What to Watch: 10/04/2018
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There’s plenty new television to watch tonight, including the triumphant return of a classic 1990s newsroom comedy and liberal warrior (now with an even more polarizing foil than famous potato-misspeller Dan Quayle), but it’s all prelude and … Continue reading What to Watch: 09/27/2018