Footballers and tigers and authors, oh my!
We’re in the heat of finale week, and while there’s a host of shows (mostly sci-fi) in the middle part of their season, most programs are wrapping up their season (and in a few cases their series). In fact 66.7% of our Screen Scholars recommendations … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/16/2018
Tonight we cut (recent) historical tragedy with a pair of sitcoms that often double as door-slamming farces. It’s a delicate balance, but as viewers of distinction, we know you can proceed with caution and know your limits. JASON’S PICK: The Looming Tower [Hulu] Considering the enormity … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/28/2018
Pamela Adlon just wants to do her laundry; people really shouldn’t laugh. In any case, it’s sitcoms both conventional and nouveau dominating this week’s What to Watch. JASON’S PICK: Superstore [NBC, 8p] The work walkout against Cloud 9 that has started the second season of the … Continue reading What to Watch: 09/29/2016
The 2015-16 is closing itself down like the unused portions of a psychological thriller. But even as some seasons fade away, others pop up, often in the most unlikely corners. It’s the circle of TV. Let’s examine more closely. JASON’S PICK: The Blacklist [NBC, 9p] The Blacklist is … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/19/2016
Clones and figures and spies, oh my! Also, Mom, mysteries, creatures, and those sexism-exposing goggles you’ve been seeing in the Inside Amy Schumer ads all week. NAVANI’S PICK: Scandal [ABC, 9p] Olivia and Abby have to join forces to beat their common enemy, Hollis. And what oh what … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/05/2016
If you are an football fanatic, you will be locked to ESPN or NFL Network (or frantically clicking between the two, if you’re the writer of this parenthetical) tonight to watch the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. If not, there’s a ton of wonderful … Continue reading What to Watch: 04/28/2016