On the day that will appear prominently in our 2022 Top Ten coming out on Sunday and Monday, we’ve got some worthwhile watches… if you know where to look–including a famous reader hosting a new version of a classic word game, a movie about women … Continue reading What To Watch: 01/11/2022
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What To Watch: 03/23/2022
While our Scholars are mostly focused on new episodes of some favorite shows, Clive Davis hosts a clip concert festival, a slapstick, often clever, character-based UK comedy returns along with two new-to-us Canadian programs: a sketch comedy collection and an intriguing coming-of-age thriller. JASON’S PICK:Clive … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/23/2022
What To Watch: 03/02/2022
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
Screen Scholars Top 20 Shows of 2021!
Two years into the pandemic, we needed to laugh. At least the editors here at Screen Scholars feel that way as our year-end list is heavy on the funny. And there were some exciting new programs from comedic legends like Steve Martin and Jean Smart. … Continue reading Screen Scholars Top 20 Shows of 2021!
What To Watch: 01/05/2021
In a rare move, we’re leaning with CBS. Are we getting old? We’ve also got a rom-com and Hulu’s investigation of the mostly unpunished treason that happened 364 days ago. Madenningly, neither its producers at ABC News nor Hulu are really promoting it. The world … Continue reading What To Watch: 01/05/2021
What To Watch: 10/27/2021
It’s a bit of a quiet Wednesday, but there’s some pre-Halloween thrills on Netflix, along with some new episodes of a pair of Screen Scholars editor favorites. JASON’S PICK:
What To Watch: 10/13/2021
In a John Oliver sketch about the opioid epidemic and the scourge that the Sackler pharmaceutical empire, Michael Keaton was one of four people who read the transcripts of Richard Sackler as he testified in a closed deposition. In Hulu’s huge miniseries, he plays the … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/13/2021
What To Watch: 09/22/2021
The Fall Sweeps continue surprisingly strong as we hear from the Chicago contingent (is Chicago Party Aunt in that same universe) and many of the classic reality competitions–along with a new one for the social media age. Here’s our choices for this Wednesday’s night of … Continue reading What To Watch: 09/22/2021
The Grateful Eight of Section H: Our Final Winners Are…
#1 The Office [US] vs. #16 The Young Ones This one was over before it began as while the cringe-happy show can be polarizing, it still has had about as much influence over the current TV landscape as any comedy released in the 21st Century. … Continue reading The Grateful Eight of Section H: Our Final Winners Are…
And Then There Were H! Here’s the Final Section of our TV Comedy “March” Madness Outstanding 1-2-8!
We’ve finally reached the end of this long journey……’s first of seven rounds! This bracket is quite top heavy with some genuine modern classics in the top two and an all-timer at number three. It’s also got my first favorite show in this mix, fwiw, … Continue reading And Then There Were H! Here’s the Final Section of our TV Comedy “March” Madness Outstanding 1-2-8!