Our March Madness series chugs along, now with two tournaments in another themed series: reality programming. Now, we don’t discuss reality television here, much (and, two Bravo shows will turn up later, in another division) but there’s plenty of scripted programming on television, and it … Continue reading March Madness: Reality Competition
…Oh, was that the wrong sports reference? Welcome back to Screen Scholars March Madness! Some of us don’t give a wit for balls, but all of us love television. We’d be remiss if we tossed aside the one feature that brings clicks to our site–and … Continue reading March Madness 2019 Kickoff!
There’s a definite musical slant to our choices tonight — and further, a paean to the 1970s, a decade that had plenty problems, both overall and in its recorded sounds — but it did birth both punk and John Lennon’s “Imagine” (also, Philly soul, funk, hip-hop, … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/11/2019
Our rec’s are going in every different directions: from a scathing documentary indicting a deceased national treasure to a gritty sci-fi show to the lighthearted adventures of an attractive virgin seeking true love. There’s also a bunch of new junk shows to speed up your … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/04/2019
Happy 44 out of 45 Presidents Day. JASON’S PICK: United Skates [HBO, 8p] Grab your roller skates, y’all! The impact of roller-skating rinks in hip-hop cannot be understated, nor can their importance as a gathering ground in African-American communities. Just the latest in HBO’s … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/18/2019
A post-Grammy haze? It’s a relatively quiet night, but we’ve got one long-running show making its return, Fiona loves her some Bachelor, and Katherine goes digging in the crates. JASON’S PICK: American Dad! [TBS, 10p] Seth’s other (arguably much better — or at … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/11/2019
Television itself seems to be on a post-Super Bowl hangover, but we are not (other than wishing we were in a sea of puppies and kitties from the bowl and…whoa. That sneaked up on us. Here’s our picks. JASON’S PICK: Elvis Goes There [Epix, … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/04/2019