Television

Teenage Comedy Loses Spirit in Netflix’s ‘Sabrina’

Teenage Comedy Loses Spirit in Netflix’s ‘Sabrina’

The original ABC series “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” first aired in 1996 and continued until 2003. Although it’s been 16 years since the show ended, the sitcom still holds a nostalgic, soft spot in the hearts of American television viewers. Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” attempts to redefine the original[Read More…]

BOARDWALK PICTURES | Chef Sean Brock makes up only one of the diverse voices featured in the latest season of the Netflix food documentary "Chef's Table."

‘Chef’s Table’ Season 6 Brings Together Diverse Culinary Voices

In the newest installment of Netflix’s food documentary, “Chef’s Table,” Director David Gelb showcases four dynamic chefs who celebrate the traditional food they grew up with while pushing the boundaries of what those dishes mean in the modern culinary world. With its vibrant and raw cinematography, mouthwatering close-ups and inspirational[Read More…]

ALEC BERG PRODUCTIONS | Barry Berkman, played by Bill Hader, grapples with his identity as a killer. Although funny and entertaining, the show addresses larger questions of morality and explores Barry's psyche.

Bill Hader Explores Dark Humor in ‘Barry’

“Barry,” HBO’s award-winning series launched last March, blends lighthearted, whimsical humor with dark, emotional themes. The show has received positive responses, winning two Primetime Emmy Awards. The show stars Bill Hader as a former United States Marine, Barry Berkman. Barry, a Midwestern hit man, travels to Los Angeles for a[Read More…]

ALEC BERG PRODUCTIONS

Bill Hader’s ‘Barry’ Focuses on Characters in 2nd Season

“Barry,” the dark comedy series starring “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Bill Hader, returns March 31 for a second season that dives deeper into the psyche of a hitman attempting to erase his past wrongdoings. The HBO series focuses on the emotional trauma and history that we all carry everyday, despite[Read More…]

by April 1, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Television, The Guide
NETFLIX AND NO CHILL: ‘Sex Education’ Depicts Complicated but Realistic Relationships

NETFLIX AND NO CHILL: ‘Sex Education’ Depicts Complicated but Realistic Relationships

Right off the bat, we learn two very important facts after watching the very first scene of “Sex Education”: first, the intensity that the show starts with will surely grab viewers’ attention, and second, British television beats American television by a landslide. Laurie Nun’s “Sex Education” delivers the brutal truth[Read More…]

DISNEY ENTERPRISES

6 TV Shows for Summer Binge-Watching

‘Luke Cage,’ Season 2 The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Harlem hero is back for a second season after a stellar first season as Netflix’s most recent Marvel series. While season one featured a Luke Cage who sometimes shied away from using his powers and defending his community, season two will see[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Television, The Guide
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Television Review: ‘Champions’

★★★★☆ Mindy Kaling’s new NBC show “Champions” packs heart, humor and pop culture references, but the sitcom falls into a pattern reminiscent of “The Mindy Project.” The show follows failed college baseball player Vince, played by Anders Holm, as he runs his deceased father’s gym in Brooklyn. In the pilot,[Read More…]

NBC UNIVERSAL MEDIA

Pilot for NBC’s New High School Drama ‘Rise’ Lacks Originality

The series premiere of NBC’s new drama, “Rise,” at times resembles a gritty, dramatic reshoot of “High School Musical.” The show follows a disillusioned English teacher who takes over a small-town high school’s drama department and leads a ragtag group of students in putting on “Spring Awakening” as the fall[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 1 comment Television, The Guide