The Winners Section E #1 Seinfeld vs. #9 Absolutely Fabulous Festivus (RIP Jerry Stiller) came early for the NYC foursome whose show about nothing defined 1990s TV–and at this pace if the show wins, it just might be on Festivus. It had a tough match-up … Continue reading Masters of Their Own Domain: Eight More Shows Move On To The Round of 32
These two sections have some incredible match-ups, including one that we’re pretty sure is the first pairing to pit shows featuring the same creative force as the show Jim Dauterive co-created goes up against the show that gave him his writing break. Section F is … Continue reading Our Comedy “March” Madness Marches Into July: The Scrumtrulescent 64, Sorted For E’s and F’s…
Here’s a rundown of the remaining shows in the competition–and since we believe in recycling, we’ll be using the write-ups from the first round, since, well, it’s not like these shows have changed in the last two months. Most of the favorites have won, but … Continue reading The Scrumtrulescent 64!
#1 Seinfeld vs. #16 Benson While it wasn’t a rout, the all-time ’90s classic sitcom about nothing was the master of its own domain–and also won this round. Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer (and Newman, Frank, Uncle Lou, the Soup Nazi, Babu Bhatt, Dolores, Tim … Continue reading Ladies and Gentlemen, Your Section E Winners!
We are halfway through the first round of this insane endeavor (that could have been even more insane–wait til you see some of the shows not on this). And it’s number one seed is one of the titans of TV–the home of close talkers, low … Continue reading March Madness in April Moves Into May (Still in the First Round): Vote in Section E
If anyone can personify holiday cheer, it’s Jessica Day. She makes a song and dance out of anything from finding a rebound lover to using the toilet. So, there is no way a holiday will go by without getting the Jess treatment AKA the warm … Continue reading On The 3rd Day of Christmas: New Girl-“Laxmas”
Just because we’re snarky does not mean we don’t need a little Christmas sometimes–even after writing about ten Hallmark movies with the exact same plot. Here at Screen Scholars, we like Gremlins and Die Hard as definitive Christmas movies, “Player’s Ball” and “Brick” are Christmas … Continue reading Introducing the Screen Scholars 12 Days of Christmas: Great Episodes Massive Worldwide Event!!1!
More shows we shall never see again dominate our recommendations: one long-running, one which (as of now and by no choice of its own) became a mini-series. This is the third day in a row we’ve featured a Fox show not returning to Fox’s newly … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/15/2018
We’ll get to our daily recommendations, but first we have to make sure Winston is ok–then we have to check on ourselves. We’ll all get through this together. So, yes, New Girl and its memorial service is a pick as we go all over the genre … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/01/2018
Inspiring stories of a brilliant painter, an aspiring chorus, and a Tracy Morgan showing off his acting chops lead our choices for a perfectly ordinary Tuesday. BRAD’S PICK: Genius [Nat Geo, 9p] This season of National Geographic‘ scripted series focuses on the groundbreaking as eccentric art … Continue reading What to Watch: 04/24/2018