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28 September 2018

Pilot Watch: Single Parents

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The best new show of the fall TV season so far is Single Parents, the latest addition to ABC’s single camera family comedy lineup. Though rarely groundbreaking, this phase of …

19 November 2017

Netflix, 30 Minutes at a Time: Part III

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I love half hour television. Most of my favourite shows are half hours- not necessarily comedies, but half hours. Peak TV has led to a boom in genre rebellion, shows …

25 October 2017

New on Network: 2017 Sitcoms

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All in all, there actually aren’t as many new shows this fall as you might expect. Networks seem to be playing it a little bit cooler with the cancellation trigger …

26 September 2017

Pilot Watch: Star Trek Discovery

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Damn it’s exciting to have Star Trek back on TV. With last night’s premiere, Star Trek Discovery has finally stepped into the public eye, after years of secrecy, delays, staff …

17 September 2017

The Virtue of a Bold Type

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Melora Hardin is always in charge. Known as the hard-ass from corporate always squashing the Scranton Office hijinks, Sarah Pfefferman’s uncompromising ex on Transparent, and the high-end event planner keeping …

30 April 2017

Pilot Watch: Handmaid’s Tale

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AUTHOR’S NOTE: The below review represents the first two episode’s of Hulu’s new show, The Handmaid’s Tale. We will follow up next week with the second two episodes, and from …

15 March 2017

Guys, Are You Watching Riverdale?!

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You’re probably not watching, because it’s on the CW and, despite the boost in programming over the last few years, you still see the CW as teen fare. You’re absolutely …

21 February 2017

Superior Donuts: CBS vs. Toronto’s Coal Mine

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This is a big thing to say considering the consistently critically beloved status of Toronto’s Coal Mine Theatre since its bombastic debut with The Motherfucker with the Hat back in …

18 February 2017

Pilot Watch: The Santa Clarita Diet

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Netflix needs to slow down. They appear to be operating under a “the more the merrier” business plan and at a certain point that level of saturation cannot possibly support …

02 February 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning

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Other than Harry Potter, if there was a book series that dominated my childhood, it would have to be A Series of Unfortunate Events. The stories follow the Baudelaire orphans …

26 October 2016

Pilot Watch: Man with a Plan

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What the hell is happening on CBS? I mean it. I know they’re considered the grandma network, known mostly for terrible 3-camera sitcoms, procedural crime dramas, and reality TV, but …

23 October 2016

Pilot Watch (+2): No Tomorrow

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The CW’s newest lighthearted high-concept show about a grown-ass woman is just as refreshing and fun as Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, its forebears in the network’s chosen secondary …

22 October 2016

Pilot Watch (+1): American Housewife

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American Housewife is hella bad. Like, Mike & Molly plus Kevin Can Wait crossed with Real O’Neals and the “Mitchell thinks Cameron is too spontaneous” storylines on Modern Family kind …

14 October 2016

The Good Place Chapters 1-3

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The Good Place is an apt name for NBC’s new sitcom. The Great Place would a little too enthusiastic, but it’s certainly better than The So-So place. The Good Place …

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