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What I Watched This Week: 25 Feb 2018

NEW SHOWS Crashing – “NACA” (A) In just 30 minutes, it pulls off the extreme difficulty of making really bad jokes be really funny, as well as staging just an incredible fight between Pete and Ali about not just their … Continue reading

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2017 Emmy Predictions: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIES Atlanta (FX) Black-ish (ABC) Master of None (Netflix) Modern Family (ABC) Silicon Valley (HBO) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) Veep (HBO) Could win: Atlanta Should win: Master of None Will win: Veep Should have been nominated: The Good Place … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

I realized that in my awards giving, I’ve neglected to highlight the best performances in years past. That changes with these highlights, in drama, comedy and limited series/made-for-TV movies. Best Actor and Actress in a Drama Series Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Shows

Everything I wrote last year about not having enough time to watch everything – the rapid expansion of “Peak TV” – got even worse in 2017. I have a tie on this list AND I’m capping my honorable mentions at … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 30 Oct 2016

NEW SHOWS The Mindy Project – “Leland Breakfast Is the Miracle Worker” (A-) The best episode of Season Five yet, even though it’s utterly ridiculous. Jack Davenport (the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise) is stupendous as the egotistical British thespian who … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 23 Oct 2016

NEW SHOWS The Mindy Project – “Mindy Lahiri Is a Misogynist” Is Mindy truly a misogynist? Maybe not, but there is something to be said for intra-office female rivalries. The bigger question is why the show decided to casually reveal … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 16 Oct 2016

NEW SHOWS The Simpsons – “Treehouse of Horror XXVII” (B+) Not a weak segment in the bunch, which is extremely rare for any of their Halloween specials, let alone one this late in the game. The Hunger Games/Mad Max: Fury … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 11 Sept 2016

NEW SHOWS Atlanta – “Go for Broke” (A-) I don’t want to overrate this episode, especially for a show so new. But this feels like an episode I’ll come back to quite a bit. Nothing much happens per se, but … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 4 Sept 2016

NEW SHOWS Atlanta “The Big Bang” (A-) / series premiere “Streets on Lock” (B+) An extremely confident pilot, followed by an extremely baffling follow-up (which I also loved). It’s early, but I doubt any new show this fall will live … Continue reading

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