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Emmy Predictions 2022: Drama

DRAMA SERIESBetter Call Saul (AMC)Euphoria (HBO)Ozark (Netflix)Severance (AppleTV+)Squid Game (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix)Succession (HBO)Yellowjackets (Showtime) Will win: SuccessionCould win: Squid GameShould win: Better Call SaulShould have been nominated: Evil (Paramount+) The skinny: The winner will come down to how long voters’ … Continue reading

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2022 Emmy Picks: Drama

DRAMA SERIESBetter Call Saul (AMC)Euphoria (HBO)Ozark (Netflix)Severance (AppleTV+)Squid Game (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix)Succession (HBO)Yellowjackets (Showtime) Potential surprises:Bridgerton (Netflix) – 1 nominationThe Gilded Age (HBO) – new showPachinko (AppleTV+) – new showThis Is Us (NBC) – 4 nominationsYellowstone (Paramount Network) – never … Continue reading

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The Best TV Performances of 2021

Best Actor in a Comedy SeriesGlenn Howerton, A.P. BioJack is basically Howerton’s Dennis from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but without the sexual deviance. He’s still an awful person, but a year-plus in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio, has made … Continue reading

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The Best TV Shows of 2021

I think I can be forgiven for avoiding tough dramas this year, which already had enough misery. Even the hour-long series I did watch had plenty of humor. What can I say? The year started with an attempted insurrection, but … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 12 Dec 2021

NEW SHOWSSuccession – “All the Bells Say” (A) / season finaleWhat else is there to say? A masterful finale after a truly exceptional season. Curb Your Enthusiasm – “What Have I Done?” (A)Forget plot. There’s simply nothing better than Larry … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 5 Dec 2021

NEW SHOWSSuccession – “Chiantishire” (A-)The only reason this isn’t getting an A, because it depends on how next week resolves the massive cliffhanger. If it’s just a cheap ploy to attract more attention to the show, it’ll feel hollow. If … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 28 Nov 2021

NEW SHOWSSuccession – “Too Much Birthday” (A)Another improbably top-notch episode. It’s Kendall’s 40th: an extravagant, obnoxious affair, and no one’s happy except Greg, who scored a date with Ken’s put-upon assistant Comfry (Dasha Nekrasova). But not even avoiding prison can … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 21 Nov 2021

NEW SHOWSSuccession – “What It Takes” (A)The end of democracy has never been so thrilling. The Roys anoint the new Republican presidential candidate, and settle on the Josh Hawley-esque neo-fascist Jaryd Mencken (guest star Justin Kirk). Meanwhile, Kendall fucks up … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 14 Nov 2021

NEW SHOWSSuccession – “Retired Janitors of Idaho” (A)Packed to the gills with twists, cringy moments, hilarious lines and powerhouse performances. The show continues to deliver at the top of its game. Curb Your Enthusiasm – “The Watermelon” (B-)A swing and … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 7 Nov 2021

NEW SHOWSSuccession – “Lion in the Meadow” (B+)Adrien Brody comes in with his fastball (and multiple layers of outerwear) as a deceptive investor screwing with Kendall and Logan at every possible turn. Their relationship reaches a stalemate, but Shiv and … Continue reading

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