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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 …

08 July 2018

Live at ATX: Younger‘s Nico Tortorella

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Nico Tortorella is the resident hot guy on TVLand’s winning comedy Younger. He’s cool, he’s charming, his character Josh owns a tattoo parlour called “Inkburg” and spends most of his …

07 July 2018

ATX, Season 7: Inside the Younger Press Room

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Press Rooms aren’t as big a part of the ATX Television Festival as they are, say, San Diego Comic-Con. I did a fair number of 1:1 interviews with people who …

03 July 2018

Parks & Rec Diary, Season 4: Campaigning

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I’ll come right out and say it: season four of Parks and Rec is my favorite season. Mostly, this is from being a political-campaign-lover, and Leslie Knope’s city council campaign …

05 June 2018

Parks & Rec Diary, S3: Fear of Being Ben Wyatt

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I’m beginning to wonder if there’s something otherworldly about this Parks and Rec. With each new season I watch, the cast seems to get stronger, the writing seems to get …

03 June 2018

Parks & Rec Diary, S2: Strong Feelings for Everyone

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Let’s start with the big stuff – season two of Parks and Rec is ridiculously large. 24 episodes make up this season. More than a few of the best episodes …

29 May 2018

Parks & Rec Diary, S1: The Sound of My Own Laughter

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I have a hard time watching comedies by myself. I’m uncertain as to where this comes from. I’m not one to shy from a terrible pun, a laugh, even a …

13 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: John Ross Bowie

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Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. John Ross Bowie’s Jimmy is, for my money, the best dad …

02 February 2018

Do Good

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I actually just finished telling a friend that I don’t think recapping/reviewing/discussing The Good Place in any kind of semi-formal forum is all that useful. My argument was that, with …

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 …

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 …

24 January 2017

Season Wrap Up: The Good Place

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Every conversation I’ve had about NBC’s afterlife comedy The Good Place to date has gone in pretty much the same direction. Other Person: Do you like The Good Place? Me: …

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 …

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