This is gonna be one fascinating transition [dammit?]. Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s show returns to Netflix in a one-off special, where our hero takes on Jon Hamm’s creepy reverend in one last battle. Also, TV fetes one of its recently late greats as Fox … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/12/2020
Last year we had a division called Women Be Doing it For Themselves, a reference to the great, canceled too soon, Playing House. Women may not make equal pay, they may not be President (…yet), but there are at least 16 programs where they’re doing something. This year … Continue reading March Madness: Females Are Strong As Hell
…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!
It may have something to do with the world being constantly on fire right now and the need for distraction from said fire (“this is fine”), but our Top 20 for 2018 is dominated by comedy. Admittedly, it’s mostly humor that comes from a darker … Continue reading Best Of 2018: Our Top 20 Shows (20-11)
Oh, Peak TV, you are just impossible, as Friday brings a torrent of new streaming to go along with the usual Friday dump that always promises some joyous treasure while we dig through others’ trash for our next new TV thrill. Just HOW hard has … Continue reading What To Watch: 01/25/2019
This week the box office releases are slight and primarily foreign language. Like last week!
On last year’s season penultimate episode of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Peter Riegert’s Artie Goodman opined “you know you’re in a Golden Age of Television when you take a show like The Americans for granted.” Of course, given the tenor of the former show, the statement was given … Continue reading What to Watch: 05/30/2018