30 Second Bunnies
Overwhelmed by Peak TV? Aaron Barnhart is your guide to the good, the great, and the skippable. Twice weekly on Primetimer.
POSTED September 17, 2019
Is the Kind of Show There Should Be More Of
Based on a real-life rape case, this outstanding limited series should inspire other shows about our broken justice system.
POSTED September 13, 2019
Is Long, But There’s Not a False Note In It
The 16-hour PBS event celebrates the history of an American music form in all of its racial complexity.
POSTED September 10, 2019
Is Vital Israeli History, But It Doesn’t Feel Like Homework
Sacha Baron Cohen plays the real-life Mossad agent Eli Cohen, who tricked a country’s elite into giving up key secrets.
POSTED September 9, 2019
In Search of Intelligent Life on the Network News
Viral video has taken over the nightly news, while once-maligned local newscasts are newsier than ever.
POSTED September 4, 2019
Will Make You Uncomfortable, As It Should
The chilling documentary details how the people around Harvey Weinstein allowed him to prey freely on women.
POSTED August 28, 2019
Could Not Have Been Better Timed
A well-made Netflix documentary about the Chinese takeover of an American auto plant mirrors current trade war frictions.
POSTED August 21, 2019
The Family Isn’t As Nefarious As Netflix's
Says It Is
That doesn’t mean something’s not terribly wrong with the secretive group behind the National Prayer Breakfast.
POSTED August 19, 2019
I Ship It
Proves Musical Numbers Make Almost Anything Better
The network that brought you
has a new musical rom-com
POSTED August 14, 2019
David Makes Man
, Growing Up Without a Margin for Error
Like its title character, this contemplative new drama series has potential.
POSTED August 12, 2019
, the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is Turned Into a Crime Show
This absorbing Israeli import uses a single killing as a microcosm of what ails our world today.
POSTED August 8, 2019
The Depressingly Familiar Yet Hopeful Legal Odyssey of Meek Mill
docuseries offers hope that the rapper's high-profile legal case may lead to real changes in the criminal justice system.
POSTED August 6, 2019
Should Come With a Trigger Warning
A series filled with assault-style weapon fire is the last thing US viewers need rubbed in their faces right now.
POSTED August 6, 2019
Finds the American Dream in a City America Forgot
In this startup reality show, a tycoon you can’t hate visits a Rust Belt city you can’t help but root for.
POSTED August 1, 2019
CNN's Democratic Debates Had Their Moments ... and Marianne
It was a lively last hurrah for the self-help guru and a dozen other low-polling Dems, as the frontrunners just tried to hang on.
POSTED July 30, 2019
Have a ‘Talk Show Problem’
Yes, they've cancelled some shows, but Hasan Minhaj's
is the best new talk show in recent memory.
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