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2016 Emmy Predictions: Comedy

COMEDY SERIES Black-ish (ABC) Master of None (Netflix) Modern Family (ABC) Silicon Valley (HBO) Transparent (Amazon) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) Veep (HBO) Should and will win: Veep Could win: Black-ish Should have been nominated: Brooklyn Nine-Nine COMEDY ACTOR Anthony Anderson, … Continue reading

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Fall TV Preview 2015

Well, another fall season is upon us. I’m not alone in thinking this is one of the weakest slates of new shows in a long, long time. With that, and the fact that my schedule is far busier this autumn … Continue reading

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2015 Emmy Predictions: Comedy

COMEDY SERIES Louie (FX) Modern Family (ABC) Parks and Recreation (NBC) Silicon Valley (HBO) Transparent (Amazon) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) Veep (HBO) Should win: Parks and Recreation Could win: Veep Will win: Transparent Should have been nominated: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox) … Continue reading

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Summer TV Hangout: Week 10

The Simpsons – Season 6 “Homer Badman” (A-) Even more great satire from the true masters. When Homer rips a rare gummi snack off the rear end of the babysitter, he ignites a firestorm in Springfield. “2! 4! 6! 8! … Continue reading

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Summer TV Hangout: Week 9

The Simpsons – Season 6 “Lisa on Ice” (A-) For my money, The Simpsons remains the only show that had the exact ratio down for satirical and sweet. I love Lisa & Bart Competition episodes, even if, like all overused … Continue reading

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Summer TV Hangout: Week 8

The Simpsons – Season 6 “Bart’s Girlfriend” (B+) I think what I love most about Season Six, despite being more joke-focused, is that so far every canonical episode has only told one story, and done it very well. Jessica may just … Continue reading

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Summer TV Hangout: Week 7

The Simpsons – Season 6 “Treehouse of Horror V” (A) Overall, it’s the greatest of all the Halloween specials, with their most spot-on parody ever, a hilarious Twilight Zone/Outer Limits riff, and a short that actually gets better on repeated viewings. … Continue reading

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Summer TV Hangout: Week 6

Freaks and Geeks – Season 1 “Carded and Discarded” (A) This was the only episode I remember watching when the show was originally on. There’s no way I could have imagined just how much it would mean to me later … Continue reading

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Summer TV Hangout: Week 5

I’m now completely done with House of Cards and I have to say that while I’m not disappointed, the show could have gone deeper, given its characters more to do (aside from Frank and Peter) and been a little more devastating. Season … Continue reading

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Summer TV Hangout: Week 4

As always, it’s open season on Twitter to discuss these shows with me. House of Cards – Season 1 “Chapter Eight” (A) Frank visits his alma mater for a library dedication and ends up pondering his life. His drunken reunion … Continue reading

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