In 2018, YOU was one of the most slept on—and most fun—shows of the year. It premiered in September, on a regular degular cable channel, Lifetime, and the season one finale aired a staggering nine weeks later in mid-November, a release and rollout straight out of 2011. One short week into 2019, though, anyone who wasn’t… Read More Thanks to Netflix, ‘YOU,’ a Show From 2018, Is 2019’s First Hit
Where would golden-age TV be without drugs? Illicit substances have served shows almost like characters, each with its own circumstances and even personality: heroin in “The Wire,” meth in “Breaking Bad,” marijuana in “Weeds,” bootleg hooch in “Boardwalk Empire.” “Snowfall,” which begins Wednesday on FX, aims to write an origin story for crack cocaine, which… Read More Review: FX’s ‘Snowfall’ Dramatizes an Origin Story for Crack Cocaine
Now that the second decade of the Golden Age of television is solidly underway, everything’s different, right? It’s like ever since Tony Soprano started seeing a shrink, we don’t have to. What can a therapist tell us that a showrunner can’t? Clear eyes, full heart, can’t lose — except when we do lose, because power… Read More 10 TV Moments That Totally Changed Everything in 2012
For those “Love Jones” fans pining for a sequel, the next best thing has happened. The film’s stars Nia Long and Lorenz Tate will be reuniting for the second season of the Showtime series “House of Lies,” joining the show’s headliner Don Cheadle. The two will not be playing a couple, however. Long has been cast as “a fellow consultant and former classmate of Marty’s [played by Cheadle]… Read More Nia Long, Lorenz Tate Reunite
Oprah may be the “Queen of Media,” but she’s still susceptible to the backlash that sometimes comes with the title. She recently documented her trip to India this past January for an upcoming two-part OWN special,“Journey Through India.” Considering this trip to be “her greatest life experience,” Oprah visited a wide array of sites, festivals, parties, regions, and individuals, including a well-off family… Read More Oprah’s India Special Under Fire
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