Cicely Tyson anchors a compelling but flawed Christmas installment of How To Get Away With Murder

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Cicely Tyson’s arrival on How To Get Away With Murder typically signals it’s going to be a strong episode, and “Where Are Your Parents?” is no exception. It’s one of the more coherent episodes the show has done in a while and even contains some brief but very welcome levity, which the show is too often too short on.…

Rosa and Jake become emotionally invested in a tough case on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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This is a rare episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine that centers the actual case in a very deliberate way with much less attention given to subplots and office shenanigans. In fact, we don’t really spend any time at the office, most of the episode unfolding at the scene of the crime where a man has been murdered with very…

One Day At A Time’s Gloria Calderón Kellett on the show’s funniest, most compassionate season yet

On February 8, One Day At A Time returned for a third season of storytelling that’s as complex as it is heartwarming. The Alvarez family, once again led by Justina Machado as Penelope, the heart of the series, navigates all of the usual highs and lows of life: money problems, first “Syd-nificant others,” studying for…

Andrew Rannells has a pick for 90 Day Fiancé's most cringeworthy couple

The Showtime comedy series Black Monday, follows the motley crew of employees at The Jammer Group in the year leading up to “Black Monday,” the worst stock market crash in Wall Street history. One of those employees, the young, wide-eyed Blair, is played by Tony Award-nominee Andrew Rannells. In this outtake from our…

Welcome to the weirdly unfunny world of Jordan Peele’s Weird City

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There’s a reason comedy sketches are only so many minutes long. Once you’ve explored all possible permutations of a joke’s premise, there’s no real reason left to keep dragging it out. Weird City, the new sci-fi satire anthology series from Jordan Peele and his old Key & Peele writer-producer Charlie Sanders, knows it…

Ellen Page, Robert Sheehan, and Aidan Gallagher talk kicking ass in The Umbrella Academy

Based on the Eisner award-winning comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy follows an estranged group of gifted siblings who have to come together to solve a mystery surrounding their adoptive father’s recent death. Ahead of the ten-episode first season hitting Netflix this…

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