Thursday, May 25, 2017
In its tenth season, The Apprentice makes life difficult for itself by drowning the audience in contestants
As the show progresses into its fourth cycle, titled ‘Freak Show’, expectations are understandably high
Perhaps viewers just don’t care that much about characterization and plot momentum. Perhaps they’re happy if they’re guaranteed the sight of someone getting mauled by the un- dead every episode.
New Girl is Girls’ less edgy, more responsible older sister. Replace cocaine with a one time experiment with marijuana and repeated one night stands with one attempted but failed hook up

Binge-Worthy Cult Series

Just narrowly escaping the black hole that is second year, it has come to my attention that I made it out with a newfound reputation as a Netflix binge-watcher. I rationalized this due to the profoundly awkward problem of not having enough work to yet feel the need to take up permanent residence in the library, but still having enough...

In Praise of Pilot Season

The rise of Netflix and its fellow streaming services have changed the way the world watches television, but the question of how it has affected methods of commissioning television has gone largely unanswered. The traditional way in which a show makes it first to American screens, then to ours, is through pilot season. In late summer, the major networks (including...

TV Review: The Knick

When Steven Soderbergh announced that he was no longer directing movies, cinema lost a fascinating, multifaceted talent. This is the man who made films as diverse as Sex, Lies and Videotape, Ocean's Eleven, Magic Mike, Erin Brockovich, Solaris, Kafka, and a four-hour Che Guevara biopic. Impressive variety, and even more impressive quality. Fear not, though, because Soderbergh has turned his...
After nine seasons of sterling comedy, fans of the show deserved a better ending
We count down the top shows to help you while away the summer months
We go from the good, to the bad, to the ugly in this week's TV review