When Hollywoo can’t adapt (see Sweetbitter, American Gods, etc.) it retools and relaunches. We have at least eight of those in our pools, and it’s up to you to decide which of the new generation can be crown the greatest.
…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!
Freeform’s Foster clan gets the classic college spin-off; meanwhile, on their own sorta spin-off (well, at least Roseanne herself spun out spectacularly), the Conner Family rages against machines (and maybe publishes ‘zines…we’ll see), and Ellen games games. FIONA’S PICK: Good Trouble [Freeform, 8p] It’s finally here! … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/08/2019
We reluctantly find we are stuck in the ’90s again, with memories of a historic upset and a classic comedy sans its now controversial (by which we mean racist) main actor. Even Adam Conover’s railings tonight are about tech misconceptions, which feels so two decades … Continue reading What to Watch: 12/11/2018
A Megan Fox abroad examines tall tales, a 40-something sketch show reflects on its best Christmases, while a California beach bnb guest has an international phone call adventure. BRAD’S PICK: Legends of the Lost with Megan Fox [Travel, 8p] Megan Fox hosts a new travel show … Continue reading What to Watch: 12/04/2018
Smorgy Borgy! KATHERINE’S PICK: Goatface [Comedy, 10p This hour-long special from the sketch group Goatface looks at the trials of being Brown In America. The new voice of Woke America, Hasan Minaj, is featured! JASON’S PICK: Adam Ruins Everything [TruTV, 10p] The king of contrarian history humor … Continue reading What to Watch: 11/27/2018
On All Hallows Eve’s Eve, we’ve got blue collar costume wars, super hero costume changes, and comics with no costumes at all (we mean metaphorical costumes, but they’re mostly in standard stand-up ware). JASON’S PICK: The Degenerates [Netflix] If you’re a fan of the dark storytelling … Continue reading What to Watch: 10/30/2018