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Emmy Predictions 2021: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESblack-ish (ABC)Cobra Kai (Netflix)Emily in Paris (Netflix) The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)Hacks (HBO Max)The Kominsky Method (Netflix)PEN15 (Hulu)Ted Lasso (AppleTV+) Will and should win: Ted LassoCould win: HacksShould have been here: Search Party (HBO Max) The skinny: Last summer, … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

With so many series facing extended production delays due to the pandemic, the window is open for a lot of series that probably wouldn’t have ever gotten their shot in a “normal” TV year. So let’s celebrate these underdogs. COMEDY … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 25 Apr 2021

NEW SHOWS93rd Annual Academy Awards (B-)There were some interesting new directions with pacing and structure. No songs and only one bit of banter that resulted in eight-time nominee Glenn Close putting that backfield in motion. But then they whiffed the … Continue reading

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2020 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

With virtually all FYC events canceled and almost all productions halted, voters theoretically have had a lot more time to see more shows. And with new rules regarding the number of nominees in each category (which I still don’t fully … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Television Moments

There were many great moments this decade, but the ones highlighted here tend to oscillate between wildly funny and greatly disturbing, sometimes at the same time. These scenes and descriptions may contain major spoilers. You’ve been warned. Onion SportsDome – … Continue reading

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2019 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

I have some time this summer, so I’m resurrecting this series where I try to predict who will be the nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards. With a lot of last year’s nominees ineligible, in theory it will be easy … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 24 Feb 2019

NEW SHOWS The Oscars (B+) After all the debacles, this hostless show made for pretty good television, moving along briskly with no segments that leave you thinking, “When is this going to be over?” (Well, except for that excruciating speech … Continue reading

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TV Week: 24 Feb-2 Mar 2013

NEW SHOWS: The Oscars (B) Though it ran way too long and I thought they botched the Bond montage and musicals tribute, I thought this was a fine Oscars and a step up from Billy Crystal’s tired shtick. Seth MacFarlane as … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2013

And thus ends one of the wildest Oscar races in recent memory. You can follow me on Twitter (@kipjmooney) for live updates during the broadcast. Until then, here’s the lowdown on the eight major categories and my guesses in the … Continue reading

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The Weekender: ‘Stand’ in the place where you live

IN THEATERS: Mama (PG-13) Starring Jessica Chastain, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse Written by Neil Cross and Andrés & Barbara Muschietti Directed by Andrés Muschietti It’s January, which means it’s time for more bottom-shelf PG-13 horror. Some adopted girls are harboring … Continue reading

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