A rising writer/standup/sketch artist gets a showcase, Randy Marsh is now emo (apparently), and one of the great heist/aeronautics mysteries is re-examined… these are the shows of our recs. We’ve also got the return of an underrated animated space comedy and a profile of a … Continue reading What To Watch: 07/13/2022
Trey Parker and Matt Stone go on down to Ukraine, goofy Korean sea criminals return, and Colombians dance, dance, dance while learning about love. It’s a very international version of a random March Wednesday in Screen Scholars What To Watch. KATHERINE’S PICK:Savage Rhythm [Netflix]Teen dance … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/02/2022
If you’re thankful for music or animation (or both), it’s a good day for you to kick back after family and/or football and/or whatever you like and check out streaming as there’s lots of new stuff sneaked out for the holiday. We’re thankful that you … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/25/2021
#1 All in the Family vs. #16 Get a Life! It’s not that there was no love for Chris Elliot’s quirky (really that adjective doesn’t even come close to covering it) comedy from the early-’90s; it’s more that it was up against a TV Titan. … Continue reading Nuthin’ But a G Thing: Here’s the Winners From our “March” Madness’ 7th District!
While this feels odd to say as the ultimate arbiter on seeding of this tournament, this may be the strangest section yet. The tournament has had few real upsets so far, although it was not Friends‘ day, month, week, or even its year, and Mr. … Continue reading It’s the Ol’ G’s: Our Seventh Section of Neverending TV Comedy “March” Madness’ Outstanding 128 is Revealed!
Our battle against COVID continues to be at the forefront of our Scholarly brains as two of our top rec’s tackle that issue from very different, but both comedic, angles. A nightly host looks into the upsides and downsides of remote education while Trey & … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/10/2021
While the trial in AMC’s latest documentary shares many surface aspects to the Central Park Five case dramatized in the brilliant Netflix series — both concern violent crimes that took place in New York’s Central Park in the 1980s — the case of Robert Chambers … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/13/2019
It’s an iconic location on 125th St. in New York City famous for its stand-up, legendary musical moments, and famously brutally tough crowd who if displeased with the performance of the “artist” on stage, could be known to call for a literal hook or, in … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/06/2019
While Fall TV week was last week, there are new shows trickling in, and tonight’s top entry is a remake of an underrated Australian dramedy popularized on Netflix. KATHERINE’S PICK: Almost Family [Fox, 9p] Brittany Snow, Emily Osment, and Megalyn Echikunwoke stars as sisters (with … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/02/2019
Forget it, Screen Scholar readers (reader?), it’s Stumptown — one of the more intriguing network debuts of this busy week. KATHERINE’S PICK: Stumptown [ABC, 10p] Cobie Smulders stars as a former marine turned private investigator playing by her own rules (we’d usually not be in … Continue reading What To Watch: 09/25/2019