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What I Watched This Week: 23 Apr 2017

NEW SHOWS Veep – “Library” (A-) Selina at her best/worst, constantly flip-flopping on issues to get what she wants, even resorting to using her sexuality to keep her name on people’s lips. But even funnier are Gary and Richard reacting to … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 16 Apr 2017

NEW SHOWS Veep – “Omaha” (A-) / season premiere Covers a lot of ground in just 30 minutes, as pretty much everyone is much worse off since Selina lost her bid for re-election. My favorite catch-up was Bill (and his casual … 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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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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What I Watched This Week: 26 June 2016

NEW SHOWS Silicon Valley – “The Uptick” (A) / season finale They saved the best for last in this season that I liked but didn’t love. Richard tests the limits of any goodwill he’s built up, but it’s impossible not … 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: 12 June 2016

NEW SHOWS Silicon Valley – “Bachman’s Earnings Override” (B+) I knew T.J. Miller was a gifted comic actor. I just didn’t know he could give me the feels. Losing his stock options and getting absolutely nothing in return is something … 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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What I Watched This Week: 29 May 2016

NEW SHOWS Silicon Valley – “Bachmanity Insanity” (B) I love Ehrlich as a character, but I’m just not invested in his business partnership with Bighead. And while I was totally buy that Richard would sabotage his own relationship over something … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 22 May 2016

NEW SHOWS Silicon Valley – “The Empty Chair” (B) Confident Richard is a good Richard, but his ego gets in the way as he blows a major interview. Still, for the second time in as many episodes, he finds an … Continue reading

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