It’s taken months, but we’re almost down to sixteen sweet classic TV comedies in this Battle Royale for the hearts and minds of a dedicated few. In the second half of our Tubular 32, we’ve got the definitive groundbreaking Norman Lear classic, the sketch show … Continue reading Let’s Finish That Sweet Sixteen: Here’s the Final Eight Matchups of the Comedy TV Tubular 32
We’ve almost come to the end of our “March Madness” Comedy TV Tournament….’s second round. Oh, no, we have much further to go. Here’s the last ballot for entry into the Round of 32, which may or may not be “Totally Tubular.” On the surface, … Continue reading Will The Madness Never End: Here’s The Final Eight Matches From Our Comedy TV “March” Madness’ Scrumtrulescent 64!
#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…
While dragons and sweet soul music are both valid ways to celebrate the resurrection, we’re gonna lead today with Katherine and her on-the-nose classic flix pick. KATHERINE’S PICK: Easter Parade [TCM, 8p] It’s not perfect, but you can do a lot worse (Mel Gibson’s Passion … Continue reading What To Watch: 04/21/2019
The year of final seasons forges on, as this week Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s third Emmy-factory heads into its seventh and ultimate campaign on HBO. That season opener will be preceded by second season return of the story of a slightly less sociopathic human — a reluctant … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/31/2019
Are Military and Politics often intertwined? You bet! Sometimes the crime-scene heroes investigate, work for, work with, or save a senator, representative, or President. The political protagonists usually have a good military bud.
As the always contentious Emmy nominations, this was not a bad year. However, 2016’s choices were not bereft of bones to pick, starting with both main Best Actress categories, where the two most memorable new characters on television, Rebecca Bunch and Rachel Goldberg, saw their … Continue reading Emmy Award Nominations: Our Reactions
We’re halfway through 2016, and Screen Scholars looked around and saw that there’s just not enough TV content – certainly never enough lists. So, we’re doing our part. Here’s our crazy mix of a list of our favorites for the first six months of this madcap year. … Continue reading Screen Scholars’ Top 20 Shows of 2016 … So Far!
On the busiest night in June, pretty much all the show gets solid to rave reviews, except for Ray Donovan, and, well, that’s probably because Ray Donovan. It was a night of season finales on HBO, with its signature show taking the recap night with an episode … Continue reading Sunday’s Best Reviewed: Game of Thrones
Veep – B+ So, now what? Viewers who didn’t know Veep has already been renewed for a sixth season could be forgiven for thinking this was a series finale. The Julia Louis-Dreyfus fronted series pretty well blew up its premise and sent its vaunted ensemble tumbling to the … Continue reading Our Sunday Reviews