30 Second Bunnies
Overwhelmed by Peak TV? Aaron Barnhart is your guide to the good, the great, and the skippable.
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POSTED May 30, 2020
Is the Miniseries
Should Have Been
This entertaining import takes a second look at Britain’s
Who Wants To Be a Millionaire
POSTED May 29, 2020
Nails the Liftoff, Then Hits Turbulence
The reunion of
creator Greg Daniels and star Steve Carell has its moments, but doesn’t quite deliver its payload.
POSTED May 27, 2020
It’s Not TV (and It’s Not HBO). It’s HBO Max
For 40 years, the HBO brand has meant one thing. That changes today.
POSTED May 22, 2020
AKA Jane Roe
Profiles the Real Woman Behind Roe v Wade
Norma Jean McCorvey was used by both sides, argues this powerful documentary.
POSTED May 21, 2020
ABC's Classic Game Shows for the Win
To Tell the Truth
, and other timeless formats are giving this summer a lift.
POSTED May 12, 2020
ABC Pays Long-Overdue Tribute to the Man Who Saved Its Bacon
The Happy Days of Garry Marshall
is a lookback at the nice-guy producer who gave us the Fonz,
Mork & Mindy
POSTED May 5, 2020
COVID TV Will Be Remembered for More Than the Disease That Caused It
From a pandemic came seat-of-the-pants greatness.
POSTED May 4, 2020
George W. Bush
Tracks the Death of a Dynasty
presidential profile offers fresh insights, but the format is a bit stale.
POSTED April 30, 2020
Council of Dads
Is a Fly Trap to Catch
This Is Us
The sprawling family drama returns with a promising path forward.
POSTED April 29, 2020
Is Much More Than Its Buzzy Sex Scenes
In fact, the sex scenes may be the least interesting part of this Hulu original series.
POSTED April 24, 2020
is a Cinematic Tour de Force in Eight Parts
Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery shine as parents of a teen accused of murder in this twisty thriller.
POSTED April 17, 2020
Kenya Barris Made
a Hit. He Makes
The showrunner turns the camera on himself in a messy and ultimately unlikable new Netflix series.
POSTED April 15, 2020
Is 2020's Most 2020 Show So Far
Though it's set in the 70s, FX on Hulu's Equal Rights Amendment docudrama feels perfectly timed.
POSTED April 14, 2020
Who's Who in FX on Hulu's
FX rounds up the usual embarrassment of riches for its latest miniseries.
POSTED April 8, 2020
TV's Last Really Big Show?
Today's niche comedies can't hold a candle to ABC's long-running hit.
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