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2016 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

Even by including this list, I only scratched the surface of what I watched, which barely scratched the surface of the veritable buffet of options I could have partaken of this year. 70th Tony Awards So maybe “Love is love … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 21 Aug 2016

NEW SHOWS The Night Of – “Ordinary Death” (A-) The kiss between Nas and Chandra is the only misstep the show has made thus far. But who has time to worry about such things, when the testimonies of Detective Box … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 14 Aug 2016

NEW SHOWS The Night Of – “Samson and Delilah” (B+) The show slides into its comfort zone as a more artful courtroom drama/prison horror show as the trial begins. And after last week letting the audience question if maybe Nas … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 7 Aug 2016

NEW SHOWS The Night Of – “Season of the Witch” (A) Just an incredible episode of television. Intense, funny and impressively stylish, this seals its place as the best show on TV right now. Casual – “Death and Taxes” (A-) … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 31 July 2016

NEW SHOWS The Night Of – “The Art of War” (A-) For the first time, Naz gets to speak for himself. And the consequences could be dire. Cut, burned and possibly tying his own noose, he finally gets the chance … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 24 July 2016

NEW SHOWS The Night Of – “A Dark Crate” (B+) The specter of Michael K. Williams’ King looms large over Rikers Island, just as a prestige-chasing lawyer (Glenne Headley) swoops in to take over for Stone. All that, plus gross … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 17 July 2016

NEW SHOWS Casual – “The Magpie” (B-) Despite some stylish presentation (thanks to director Lynn Shelton), the aftermath of Sarah and Jordan’s break-up isn’t making as much of an impact as it thinks it is. “I’m going to destroy you” … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 10 July 2016

NEW SHOWS Casual – “Threesomes” (B) Not sure if I like the direction Laura and Aubrey are going, possibly because it’s so ill-defined. Their decision to have a threesome with Spencer feels like shock for shock’s sake. But the dinner … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 19 June 2016

NEW SHOWS Silicon Valley – “Daily Active Users” (B) A very nuts-and-bolts episode, but Zach Woods more than earned a Best Supporting Actor  in a Comedy Series Emmy for his performance in this episode as the world’s worst liar committing … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 5 June 2016

NEW SHOWS Silicon Valley – “To Build a Better Beta” (B+) Is it possible to feel bad for Erlich Bachmann? Maybe not, but it will be interesting to see how the show keeps him involved going forward, considering he had … Continue reading

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