A guide to what we’re barely putting up with this week.

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The return of HBO’s awesome, bone-dry, Getting On. Not many shows on television can joke about an octogenarian’s labia in such a matter-of-fact way.

Lifetime’s ill-advised Project Runway Junior. Making kids sew clothes under severe time restraints isn’t a reality competition show, it’s a child labor issue.

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The Hallmark Channel’s annual parade of milquetoast made-for-TV holiday movies, Countdown To Christmas. This is different from Hallmark Channel’s usual parade of milquetoast made-for-TV movies, because these all have the words “Santa,” Snow,” or “Christmas” in the title.

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NBC’s latest attempt to make Chicago happen, Chicago Med. Dick Wolf won’t rest until he makes melodramas out of all the professions in Chicago.

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Getting angry about Starbucks’ “anti-Christmas” red cups. If you’re looking to a giant coffee corporation to celebrate your religion, then your religion is apparently Starbucks.

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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton allegedly writing a country ballad together. No need to commit this relationship to song. Really. There are enough Blake Shelton country ballads without getting Gwen Stefani involved.

Endless, idiotic Star Wars: The Force Awakens promotional collectables. Those Kay Jewelers’ “the Force” bracelets, Covergirl “dark side” lipsticks, and boxes of Darth Vader-shaped Kraft macaroni and cheese are all going to look really great on the “free” table at your yard sale two years from now.

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