If you love British procedurals or zombies or vampires or dragons, have we got a Sunday night of new and returning programming for you. JASON’S PICK:The Magpie Murders [PBS, 9p]All hail the editors of the world. In this new British detective series, the acclaimed Lesley … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/16/2022
It’s the return of the awkward at HBO today as both Issa Rae and Larry David’s shows return for their 5th and 11th seasons, respectfully. Otherwise, the dead keep walking, the Belchers keep flipping burgers, and life goes on. NAVANI’S PICK:Insecure [HBO, 10p]HBO rules Sundays … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/24/2021
Old favorites returnng and old favorites that never really went away is the theme of this Sunday. And how is Gabriel still alive?!?! KATHERINE’S PICK:Buried [Showtime, 9p]In 1989 Eileen Franklin-Lipsker claimed to have witnessed the murder of her friend Susan Nason, at the hands of her father, George … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/10/2021
You’d almost think we’d rigged our six-month tournament for a winner–that is if more than 100 people knew we existed–as our Comedy TV “March” Madness winner (by a single vote) returns for its record-extending 33rd season tonight on Fox. The Simpsons leads off a night … Continue reading What To Watch: 09/26/2021
You can probably guess from the image you clicked on that our six-month, 128-show Battle Royale was won by the very show most of us probably thought was going to win… how ironic. The final vote cast last night here on Screen Scholars made the … Continue reading The Screen Scholars/GBOAT 1st Annual “March” Madness in Any Month But March Comedy TV Champion Is…
After 6 months, 126 match-ups, a few major upsets, we’ve come to the finale of this tournament. It won’t go on forever like one of our finalists, but it also hopefully won’t be a major letdown like the ending of our other championship show. In … Continue reading Comedy TV “March” Madness: The Championship
We started with 128–which seems like way too many, but I’m still regretful about some huge snubs–and it’s gone on so long, a whole new top comedy that wasn’t even thought of as a possibility when making up the bracket has emerged. However, after 6 … Continue reading Finally, There Are Four!
The Winners Sect. A #1 Parks & Recreation vs. Sect. B #1 The Simpsons Who wiped Pawnee off the map? The Simpsons did! The Simpsons did! While I supposed I should not have been too surprised the most quoted TV show and longest-running comedy by more than … Continue reading Screen Scholars Comedy TV “March” Madness: Eight May Be Great, But Only Four May Advance & Here They Are!
We’re down to eight (great? you be the judge) shows remaining in our tournament. Nothing pre-dates 1989, the year two of the most iconic shows made their debut, each changing television in their own way. Also from the ’90s, we’ve got Garry Shandling’s consolation prize … Continue reading Is Eight Elite?: Vote on the Final 8 Shows Left in Our Comedy TV “March” Madness!
Our Sectional Winners Section A: #1 Parks & Recreation vs. #2 The Daily Show Given the exalted status of Mike Schur’s kind-hearted comedy, it was shocking how close the kings of newsy satire kept this match-up. In voting, the show got off to a slow … Continue reading Sixteen Going On Eight! Here’s the Winners of Our Round of Sweetness!