First Thoughts: “The Orville”

Seth MacFarlane is known for his smash hit “Family Guy”, but does he have a future beyond the animated series? Here are my first thoughts on his new sci-fi comedy “The Orville”.

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Game of Thrones Power Rankings: The Queen’s Justice

In a show centered on the struggle for power it’s not surprising that said power shifts rapidly from one episode to the next. Check out who came out on top in this weeks power rankings.

5 Upcoming Shows to Get Excited About

This fall marks to debut of several promising new series. Here are five you should be excited about!

GLOW is a Delightful, Star Making Turn for Betty Gilpin

Image via Netflix.  Netflix’s new female-wrestling comedy GLOW, based on the 1980’s TV show Glow: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, is a delightful ’80s romp about female empowerment and, obviously, ladies wrestling. The show stars Alison Brie as a down-on-her-luck actress named Ruth unable to find meaningful work in Hollywood – until she stumbles upon the…… Continue reading GLOW is a Delightful, Star Making Turn for Betty Gilpin

Ten Years After the Cut to Black: The Sopranos and Mental Health

I have a confession to make – I just, mere weeks before the tenth anniversary of the divisive finale, watched through the entirety of The Sopranos for the first time. This is embarrassing mainly because I want to write about TV for a living and have never seen the show that influenced my television sensibilities by…… Continue reading Ten Years After the Cut to Black: The Sopranos and Mental Health

The Little Show That Probably Could if You Gave it Damn Chance: Trial & Error

Photo: Greg Gayne/NBC | 2016 NBCUniversal Media, LLC NBC’s Trial & Error is far from a smash hit but, damn, it’s a charming little show. John Lithgow is at his best in years as fumbling murder suspect Larry Henderson, who asserts he didn’t kill his wife despite the mountains of the evidence pointing to him. The dwindling ratings don’t…… Continue reading The Little Show That Probably Could if You Gave it Damn Chance: Trial & Error

“13 Reasons Why” and Genuine Teen Experience

Image: Courtesy of Neflix  Netflix’s adaptation of the Jay Asher novel 13 Reasons Why premiered this past week and it’s already become a hit. It’s certainly already drawn me in. But I do have a confession to make – I never read the source material during my teen years. It seems strange that I didn’t -…… Continue reading “13 Reasons Why” and Genuine Teen Experience